With Democratic gains in state Senate, Maryland poised to approve marriage equality

A majority of senators on a key committee in Maryland now favor legalizing the freedom to marry, making it increasingly likely that the state will join five others and the District in allowing such unions.

Read More »

Florida College Democrats pass gay-issues resolution supporting freedom to marry, military service

Florida College Democrats' LGBT Caucus has passed a resolution including "four important issues central to the LGBT Community: The Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Adopt, and the Freedom to Live Without Fear."

Read More »

Fighting the “Gay Agenda,” not so much of a political winner anymore

On military service, marriage and parenting, Americans' views on gay rights are changing significantly.

Read More »

Close Ohio gay-rights vote mirrors national debate

Surveys repeatedly find that young adults, far more so than their elders, support the rights of gays to marry and serve openly in the military.

A Gallup poll earlier this year showed, for the first time, a majority of Americans saying same-sex relations were morally acceptable.

Read More »

Gay FL couple together 29 years: We’re “disgusted” we can’t marry

They've been together 29 years. They own a house together in Seminole Heights. They even have wedding rings.

But Andy Turek, 72, and Eddie Sherotski, 57, are not legally married.

Read More »

NoH8 PSA: Government sanctioned anti-LGBT discrimination harms youth

A new NoH8 PSA makes the case that government sanctioned discrimination against LGBT people has a negative impact on LGBT youth.

Read More »

Chafee’s election renews hope for R.I. marriage equality movement

Following the recent gubernatorial election of self-proclaimed gay-rights champion Lincoln Chafee '75 P'14, the 2011 political stage is finally set for the passage of a freedom to marry bill in Rhode Island.

Read More »

View From Washington

Despite the first two years of the Obama administration leaving progressives dissatisfied, Evan Wolfson points out: '"Even if we can’t get the political advances, we have a tremendous opportunity to do the public engagement work that absolutely needs to be done in order to lay the foundation for the defensive fights we might have to endure and for when the political climate changes."

Read More »

Marriage support grows in Australia

Calls for a conscience vote on the Greens’ freedom to marry bill have intensified following the release of a new poll showing four in five Australians believe the issue should be voted on outside party lines.

Read More »

Young, Gay, and Still Married

Benoit Denizet-Lewis catches up with several young gay couples he first profiled in an April 2008 cover story for The New York Times Magazine about the first generation of young married and engaged gay couples in Massachusetts.

Read More »

 <  1 2 3 4 5 >  Last »