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Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS & NOM

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on the Supreme Court’s upcoming gay marriage decision and the National Organization for Marriage’s crazy, anti-gay marriage pledge that shows just how out of touch the organ… The post Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS & NOM appeared first on Towleroad.

Gay Marriage News Watch: Rick Santorum, Arkansas, North Carolina, Texas - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on Rick Santorum's pledge to "fight" SCOTUS on marriage, North Carolina's anti-gay marriage recusal bill, Arkansas "window" marriages ordered to be recognized, new lawsuit in Texas, and more. Watch, AFTER...

Gay Marriage News Watch: North Carolina, Texas, Alabama, Guam - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on North Carolina's bill allowing magistrates to refuse to to marry same-sex couples, Texas coming up with new excuses to stop the tide of equality, Alabama's failed attempt to get...

Gay Marriage News Watch: TN, TX, NC, AL - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on an NBC station in Tennessee refusing to broadcast an ad featuring a gay soldier wanting to get married, numerous anti-gay bills failing in Texas, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Alabama, Ireland - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on an Alabama minister who's receiving jail time for marrying a same-sex couple, Ireland's recent marriage equality victory and Gallup's latest poll showing landmark support for same-sex marriage in the...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Texas, Texas, Texas! - VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on Texas House Republican efforts to defy the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on marriage, a "trojan horse" bill that may open the door to more anti-LGBT discrimination, and more. Watch,...

Gay Marriage News Watch: TX, AL, MN, SCOTUS - VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on Texas lawmakers' upcoming vote on whether to defy the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage, an Alabama bill that would let judges choose which citizens to serve, a Minnesota "turn...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Supreme Court Marriage Predictions, Texas, NOM - VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on last week's SCOTUS arguments and predictions on how the court might rule, the latest unconstitutional effort to stop marriage equality from coming to Texas, and NOM's bleak future. Watch, AFTER...

Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS, Ted Cruz, NOM

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on what to expect at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the National Organization for Marriage's latest legal defeat, Ted Cruz's two new anti-LGBT bills, and more. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Gay Marriage News Watch: A Round-up of the Worst Anti-Equality SCOTUS Briefs - VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights has rounded up the worst of the anti-equality briefs coming in ahead of next week's Supreme Court's same-sex marriage cases. Watch Baume highlight the other side's convoluted logic, mistakes, and conflicting...

Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS, NOM, AR, MO, NE, SD, NC - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on upcoming Supreme Court oral arguments later this month, the National Organization for Marriage's latest courtroom flubs, the cases before the 8th Circuit, North Carolina magistrates suing for the right...

Gay Marriage News Watch: MI, KY, OH, TN - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on the four briefs filed with the Supreme Court by the four states who will be defending state bans on same-sex marriage - Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. The briefs, as...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Texas and Alabama - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton suing to prevent gay couples from taking medical leave and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange asking a court to reject a class action lawsuit...

Gay Marriage News Watch: AL, TX, ID, MI, PR - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The American Foundation for Equal Right's Matt Baume reports on Alabama's marriage-paradox, Texas AG Ken Paxton suing the Obama administration to prevent gay workers from caring for sick spouses, Idaho Republicans wanting to impeach any and all federal judges who...

AFER To SCOTUS: Hear Our Virginia Case

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The American Foundation for Equal Rights today filed a SCOTUS brief which demands that the Court hear their Virginia marriage equality suit. “Forty-seven years ago, Mildred and Richard Loving passionately argued that the Supreme Court...Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch - Updates From CO, WI, MT, ND, FL, TX - VIDEO

last yearLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume's weekly video from the American Foundation for Equal Rights mentions: "The rules have changed yet again for marriage in Colorado with new rulings from multiple courts, new polls show growing support for the freedom to marry in western...

The Case against 8

Robert A. Levy In the video clip below, Chad Griffin, then Board President of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, discusses the battle for gay rights with Ted Olson, who successfully litigated California’s Prop 8 case.  Griffin...Show More Summary

Power List 2014: KEN MEHLMAN

last yearLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Businessman/Political Strategist, 47Since coming out in 2010, former Republican National Committee chairman Mehlman has been a revolutionary leader in his party. Through his work with the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), Mehlman persuaded dozens of conservatives to sign a brief to the Supreme Court condemning California’s Prop 8. Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from MI, OK, KY, TN, AR, VA, UT, WY, And IL — VIDEO

last yearLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume of the American Foundation for Equal Rights returns with his usual round-up of marriage news inlcuding a well-deserved smackdown of anti-gay hack Mark Regenerus coming from a Michigan judge and a takedown of the Alliance Defense Fund’s unfounded...

AFER paid $6.4 million to Ted Olson and David Boies' Law Firms in Prop 8 Case

last yearLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Washington Blade is reporting that the American Foundation for Equal Rights paid more than $6.4 million to the two law firms that successfully argued against California’s Proposition 8. 2009-2013 tax filings indicate former Republican U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson’s...

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