Blog

Justice Scalia on Laws Changing to Adapt to Society

The Wall Street Journal
April 27, 2008
When asked if values change and society adapts, Justice Scalia replied affirmatively noting the example of legislatures ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. (Link)

Read More »

A Story of Love but not Marriage

Times Argus
April 28, 2008

After losing her partner of over 28 years to cancer, one woman tells her story of love and loss, highlighting the need for marriage equality in Vermont. (Link)

Read More »

Another year of mixed results in state legislatures

Washington Blade
April 23, 2008

As the 2008 legislative session winds to a close in states across the country, activists are encountering another mixed bag of results, with progress in New Jersey generating much excitement. (Link)

Read More »

California’s Marriage Equality Debate Finds Support from International Organization Representing Het

Straight Spouse Network
April 24, 2008

The Straight Spouse Network publishes a position paper urging lawmakers to open civil marriage to same-sex couples. (Link)

Read More »

Some Young Religious Voters Steering Away From Anti-Gay Measures

Associated Press
April 25, 2008

The AP reports a growing number of religious youth are placing social justice issues, instead of divisive wedge issues, at the center of their moral and political decision making. (Link)

Read More »

Outspoken for Equality

Artvoice-Buffalo
April 24, 2008

Residents head to Albany to fight for ending the exclusion of lesbian and gay couples from marriage. (Link)

Read More »

Israel recognizes overseas adoption by gay couple, grants child citizenship

Haaretz
April 25, 2008

For the first time, Israel recognizes adoption by gay couple and grants child Israeli citizenship following court’s recommendation. (Link)

Read More »

Norway: Poll Shows Majority Support for Full Marriage Equality

Aftenposten
April 25, 2008

58 percent of Norwegians surveyed said they supported legislation for marriage equality, and 31 percent were against it. (Link)

Read More »

Ohio anti-marriage constitutional amendment back in court

Gay People's Chronicle
April 25, 2008
A court addresses whether the Ohio anti-marriage amendment will affect child custody, exemplifying the harmful scope of such discriminatory amendments. (Link)

Read More »

Gay and Lesbian Youth Want Long-Term Couple Relationships and Raising Children

Rockway Institute
April 23, 2008
"We seem to be witnessing the mainstreaming of lesbian/gay youth, with many of them wanting exactly what heterosexual youth have always wanted - the whole American dream complete with kids and the minivan. This should not be surprising when one considers that most lesbian/gay youth also have been raised in very mainstream heterosexual families with similar values and parental models." He continued, "Although some lesbian/gay adults may prefer less conventional lives, most agree that the primary issue is whether these youth will be given the equal legal rights to realize their couple and family aspirations just like their heterosexual peers." (Link)

Read More »

« First  <  628 629 630 631 632 >  Last »