"Marriage equality is the law of the land."
As we celebrate two years of nationwide marriage equality here in the U.S., this is a good opportunity to take stock of marriage equality progress around the world. There are currently 21 countries, including the U.S., that have full marriage equality. Show More Summary
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which made marriage equality the law of the land and changed the lives of millions of people who can now marry the person they love....Show More Summary
Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court’s definitive marriage equality verdict, celebrates its second anniversary today
SCOTUS tells Arkansas to Knock That Shit Off!
The Washington Examiner reports: Support for gay marriage among U.S. adults hit 62 percent in June, the highest level ever recorded, according to a Pew Research poll released Monday. The June 8-18 survey found just under one-third of Americans do not support same-sex marriage, further increasing the gap between advocates and opponents. Show More Summary
The right is outraged over comments by the defense minister that were caught on tape.
Germany may very well have marriage equality within the next few years, but it’ll have to be dragged kicking and screaming. This week, the country’s highest court rejected an attempt to force a vote on same-sex marriage legislation that’s been wallowing in committee in parliament. Germany’s coalition government is split on marriage: The Greens, the... Read more »
American cities and towns — big and small — are celebrating Pride month, which is meant to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Since then, LGBT rights have come a long way. The Supreme Court passed marriage equality. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," was repealed. Show More Summary
City Council members voted unanimously to rename a street after the plaintiffs in the Supreme Court case that declared same-sex marriage legal nationwide.
There's also widespread support for marriage equality in PRRI's latest American Values Atlas.
Australia’s Daily Telegraph reports: As a coach on The Voice, Boy George is encouraging his artists to find a new meaning when covering iconic pop songs and it seems the Culture Club front man has been taking his own advice. The ’80s...Show More Summary
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We're all equal on this earth, whether we're brown, white, red, lesbian, pansexual, cisgender, bisexual, queer or even Republican (that last one's a choice though). Completely. Yes! And hallelujah for marriage equality. This month, as...Show More Summary
In Malta, the least-populous member of the European Union, a forthcoming legislative bill would not only bring marriage equality for same-sex couples, but include provisions to expand existing marriage rights for heterosexual unions. The Mediterranea… Read The post Malta Marriage Equality Bill Would Also Expand Rights for Heterosexual Couples appeared first on Towleroad.
The idea of an open marriage may sound exciting and adventurous for some couples, but not everyone goes into it equipped to make it out alive. Having a healthy polyamorous relationship that equally benefits both parties isn't impossible, but it does require some homework. Show More Summary
CNN reports: Two years after the White House was adorned in rainbow colors to commemorate the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay rights activists and lawmakers are preparing to march on Washington again, saying the current President threatens to erase those gains. Show More Summary
Pride Month is here again. This year we celebrate two years since the Supreme Court decision for marriage equality. We celebrate increased visibility in both television and film for LGBTQ characters and issues. We still have a long way...Show More Summary