Postedon Jan 05, 2011 at 10:30 am
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel said Tuesday it would not rule on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 until it gets a ruling from the California Supreme Court as to whether Yes on 8 proponents of the initiative have an “authoritative” entitlement to represent the voters who passed the initiative in the appeal in federal court.
Evan Wolfson: "Further delay in restoring the freedom to marry in California is a lamentable hardship on couples, but I am confident that we will regain the freedom to marry in California soon."
Postedon Jan 05, 2011 at 09:30 am
Freedom to Marry's executive director, Evan Wolfson, and NOM's Maggie Gallagher have been engaged in an online debate on The Economist's website since Monday.
Check out the latest debate comments and cast your vote today.
Postedon Jan 05, 2011 at 08:30 am
The Rev. Jane Adams Spahr (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) was found guilty of violating the Presbyterian constitution. Her offense? Officiating at same-sex weddings.
A lesbian herself, she says she won't quit the church she loves.
Postedon Jan 03, 2011 at 01:30 pm
The Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., has vowed to do "whatever it takes" to repeal marriage equality in New Hampshire. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders in Boston is promising to do "whatever it takes" to stop them.
Postedon Jan 03, 2011 at 11:30 am
The historic marriage of Episcopal Divinity School, dean and president, the Very Reverend Katherine Hancock Ragsdale and Mally Lloyd, Canon to the Ordinary, took place on Saturday at the Cathedral Church of St Paul in Boston.
Postedon Dec 29, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Gay & lesbian tourism in Mexico's capital has soared since lawmakers legalized the freedom to marry in March.
According to the government's Officinia de Turismo Lesbico-Gay Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT), the city netted nearly half a million dollars (6 million pesos) in the second half of 2010.
Postedon Dec 27, 2010 at 05:00 pm
As same-sex couples celebrate marriage rights unique in Latin America, wedding planners are helping them to spend thousands on their big day.
Postedon Dec 01, 2010 at 11:30 am
Since only five states in the country and Washington D.C. legally recognize the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians who don’t live in one of those places, must travel to tie the knot.
This means an uptick in travel and tourism to those five states and the nation’s capital.
Postedon Nov 18, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Mark Reed and Dante Walkup tied the knot last month in Dallas because they found a loophole that makes it OK.
While their boots were planted at the W Hotel in Dallas, an officiate in the District of Columbia legalized their union through Skype.