Postedon Oct 21, 2010 at 03:00 pm
A dozen Christian and Jewish clergy offered support Wednesday for a U.S. District Court ruling in August that found California’s ban on marriage equality unconstitutional.
Postedon Oct 06, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Supporters of the freedom to marry in Paraguay say they have a good chance of having marriage equality legislation approved.
The debate on whether to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in the Roman Catholic stronghold kicked off Saturday with two large demonstrations.
Postedon Oct 05, 2010 at 12:30 pm
The anti-marriage equality National Organization for Marriage filed federal court lawsuits in Florida, New York and Rhode Island challenging the states’ campaign finance laws.
The organization has cited the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment to void restrictions on political advertising and campaign-finance disclosure laws in the three states.
Postedon Oct 04, 2010 at 02:00 pm
On Thursday, Governor Schwarzenegger (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) signed the Unemployment Benefits Act (AB 2055), which ensures that same-sex couples in California have access to unemployment benefits.
Postedon Oct 01, 2010 at 11:00 am
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill yesterday, including a provision to extend family-based immigration for same-sex couples.
Postedon Sep 17, 2010 at 02:30 pm
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wasn’t claiming outright victory in Tuesday’s primary contests by candidates who favor legalizing the freedom to marry in NY, but she did say “the trend” is tipping in favor of that happening.
Postedon Sep 16, 2010 at 11:00 am
Advocates for the freedom to marry in New York, in a major departure from their strategy of lobbying political insiders, will begin making a direct appeal to ordinary voters in a series of commercials featuring Hollywood actors, fashion designers and civic leaders.
Postedon Sep 13, 2010 at 10:30 am
Though five states and D.C. issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a large number of the 24,000 so-called binational couples in long-term relationships live in states that do not allow or recognize gay marriage, and federal immigration laws do not allow sponsorship of foreign-born spouses for same-sex couples as they do for heterosexual U.S. citizens.
Postedon Sep 02, 2010 at 10:00 am
The recently-crowned Mexican Miss Universe, Ximena Navarrete, said in a post-pageant interview that, "I have many friends who are homosexual and I adore them. And they are equal folk: There is no reason we should want to set them aside, there is no reason why we shouldn't let them enjoy what they want to enjoy with their partner."