When it comes to gay rights, the legal industry tends to be pretty supportive. Indeed, when gay marriage came before the Supreme Court last year, no major firms were willing to argue against gay equality. But there are still places where the gay rights orthodoxy has not spread, and......
In his recent politico-philosophical analysis of the rise of Donald Trump, Andrew Sullivan reiterated in passing his view that, after the victory of marriage equality, the gay community has not displayed the “magnanimity” that our culturally vanquished foes deserve. Show More Summary
In an essay for the Times, Everett recounts how he came to be playing Wilde in David Hare’s The Judas Kiss – and what it was like to do the show the evening that the UK parliament passed marriage equality.
I'm seeing lots of news stories about this, and they all feature pictures of the exceedingly gorgeous Kate Upton. I think that's unbalanced gender-wise. Males and females are fully equal in the modern American marriage. So let me correct the imbalance. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is opposed to marriage equality. That is true, stated over and over again, almost a year after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case, allowing gay and lesbian citizens across the nation to legally marry. Trump saidShow More Summary
Gay marriage is finally official in Colombia, two Italian women just adopted each other's kids, the Dems are fighting for the Equality Act and Sioux Falls is stepping up, and everyone (still) hates North Carolina's HB2. The post Lily Tomlin and Viola Davis Rip North Carolina’s Anti-Trans Laws This Sunday Funday appeared first on Autostraddle.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Asked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another rather than turn to unwieldy legislation. Because you know what?
by Dan Savage Youth Pastor Watch was a regular feature on Slog for years. I started doing weekly YPW posts during the long-but-way-shorter-than-we-thought-it-would-be fight for marriage equality. Religious bigots were running all over...Show More Summary
Same-sex couples in Colombia are officially out of legal limbo, as the nation's high court enacts a ruling first alluded to earlier this month.
Colombia’s Constitutional Court has given final approval to same-sex marriage in the country and weddings could start very soon. Earlier in April, the Court signaled that it opposed a ban on same-sex marriage but another step was necessary. The… Read The post Colombia Gives Final Approval to Marriage Equality appeared first on Towleroad.
Colombia became the fourth South American country to allow same-sex marriage when the constitutional court definitively legalized it. The Catholic country follows Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in formally recognizing the rights of same-sex couples to marry. “The judges affirmed by a majority...
A year ago today, marriage equality headed back to the Supreme Court in the historic case Obergefell v. Hodges. While the historic Supreme Court cases in 2013 (United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry) struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and brought marriage equality back to California, respectively, Obergefell v. Show More Summary
TODAY: ADVOCATES SAY #NOMOORE IN ALABAMA: Y’all remember Roy Moore, the anti-LGBT Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who decreed that marriage equality just doesn’t apply to his state? Well he’s back -- and today, he’s upping his ante in a press conference with his lawyers, calling for complaints against him to be dismissed. Show More Summary
Tomorrow, we mark one year since oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges were heard at the Supreme Court of the United States. The historic case eventually brought marriage equality to all 50 states, showing the power and influence the...Show More Summary
The presidential candidate has lined up supporters who have suggested that marriage equality may usher in a second civil war and compared Planned Parenthood workers to perpetrators of clinic violence. The post Ted Cruz Is No Moderate: Meet Some of His Most Extreme Allies appeared first on Rewire.
The Isle of Man has finally legalized same-sex marriage after a long overdue campaign for equality. Previously, a consultation in the British dependency found majority support for same-sex marriage rights. The BBC reports: The Marriage and Civil Part… Read The post Isle of Man Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.
This week, we mark one year since oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges were heard at the Supreme Court of the United States. While the decision in the case, which was released on June 26, 2015, made marriage equality the law of the...Show More Summary
On April 14, marriage equality advocates in Chile held an important meeting with President Bachelet. During the meeting they presented President Bachelet with their proposed marriage equality bill. Advocates at the meeting told HRC that...Show More Summary
For LGBTQ Americans, engaging in the political process matters. Who our next president is will make all the difference between on issues like marriage equality, non-discrimination protections, hate crimes prevention and enforcement, anti-bullying efforts, adoption and even access to the right restroom. Show More Summary
“I have to confess that my children generally had an impact on me."