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Update: The Supreme Court will announce whether it will hear Utah's marriage equality case any day now. read more
Mal, Olivia, and the Brooklyn Bridge. (via) Marriage equality achieved a major breakthrough recently after a woman proposing to her girlfriend made the kind of mistake which normally involves butter-fingered bros riding in boats and hot air balloons. Show More Summary
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says that he expects the Department of Justice to stand behind gay and lesbian couples seeking the freedom to marry before the Supreme Court. read more
The Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom is taking their battle against LGBT equality to Slovakia. "The people of Slovakia should have the freedom to preserve marriage and family if they so choose," said Alliance Defending Freedom senior legal counsel Roger Kiska, who filed an amicus brief with the court. Show More Summary
Marina Silva has learned not to disappoint Mark Ruffalo, who famously played the Hulk in the film "The Avengers," on marriage equality. You wouldn't like him when he's disappointed.
Last time I wrote about this situation, the ex-husband in the story, Leif Anderson, left this tactful response to the ex-wife who had just publicly maligned him: But social conservatives who are eager to gain ground in a fight they....
Jose Maria de la Torre Martin, the bishop of the Diocese of Aguascalientes, Mexico, has said that the legalization of same-sex marriage will lead to “allowing a man to marry a dog"
While they do not use the words "gay" or "same-sex" or language that speaks specifically to marriage equality, it's clear by the signees (Ryan Anderson, Robert George, Mark Regnerus, Rick Warren, Jennnifer Roback Morse, more) that this new letter, written...
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The right-wing congresswoman also said the subject is 'boring' — but she then added that she meant it's boring that the media only asks Republicans about the issue. read more
In a major decision, a Louisiana judge has compared marriage bans to the state's old unconstitutional 'separate but equal' laws. read more
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN The justices of the Supreme Court are meeting right now to discuss a slew of petitions for hearings. There are seven such petitions on marriage equality cases from Oklahoma, Indiana, Utah, Wisconsin, and Virginia. Regular Towleroad...
The Justices take their first look at seven marriage equality petitions. They'll consider cases from the Fourth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuits. The cases are from Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Wisconsin. The post Supreme Court will look at marriage cases today for the first time this term appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A new survey from Pew shows that support for marriage equality has dropped five percentage points since the start of the year, but there's no need for gay and lesbian couples to panic -- at least not yet. The poll is just one of eight conducted this year and shows support at 49% to 41% opposed. Show More Summary
Speaking at the annual event that most ably drains moderate support from the Republican party, the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit, one E.W. Jackson, the GOP's most recent nominee for Lieutenant Governor of the state of Virginia and man...
Duck Dynasty has caused public support for marriage equality to drop, says the leader of a prominent anti-gay marriage activist group, who credits the infamous Phil Robertson GQ interview and the A&E Network’s response banning Roberston...Show More Summary
According to Maggie Gallagher, the recent five-point drop in marriage equality polling can be sourced to public outrage over the treatment of Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson and former Mozilla CEO Brandon Eich. She writes at National Review: Salon may be right — this polling result may well be temporary or an outlier. Show More Summary
In an interview last night with NBC News' Pete Williams, Attorney General Eric Holder was asked whether the Justice Department will file a brief in the gay marriage cases currently before the Supreme Court. On Monday, SCOTUS is set to...
Oregon Senate candidate Monica Wehby Three Republican congressional candidates are being targeted by the far right for their support for marriage equality and abortion rights: The National Organization for Marriage, Family Research Council...Show More Summary