After losing the marriage equality fight, the religious right has turned to fighting against LGBT civil rights in the court system.
The Australian government has reportedly decided to hold a compulsory national vote on the issue of marriage equality sometime this February. Though many have criticized the idea of a federal referendum on same-sex marriage, parliament has decided to press forward with the vote anyway. According to reports, the wording of the question will simply be... Read more »
Jo Jordan of Hawaii, the first openly gay state representative to vote against marriage equality, has lost her bid for reelection.
The story behind the successful fight for marriage equality is about the extraordinary power of love. A crusty old newspaper editor once warned me that investigative reporting can be one of the toughest jobs in journalism: A grueling...Show More Summary
RUBIO RAILS AGAINST MARRIAGE EQUALITY ON TWO MONTH ANNIVERSARY OF PULSE TRAGEDY: A day after Trump courted anti-LGBTQ activists in Orlando, Rubio took to the same stage this morning to rail against marriage equality. Rubio calls forShow More Summary
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore will face an ethics hearing for telling judges to ignore the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality.
The Alabama Court of the Judiciary ruled on Monday that state Chief Justice Roy Moore will face ethics charges for trying to defy the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing marriage equality, AL.com reported. The judiciary panel rejected a motion by Moore’s attorneys calling for the charges...
The suspended chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court was the defendant in his own courtroom today and claimed that he never told the state's lower judges to ignore federal law on marriage equality.
TODAY: ALA JUSTICE ROY MOORE TO BE QUESTIONED FOR DEFYING FED MARRIAGE EQUALITY RULINGS: Today, disgraced, notoriously anti-LGBTQ Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will be questioned by judicial prosecutors during an ethics hearing examining his consistent defiance of pro-marriage equality federal rulings. Show More Summary
"Because marriage is regulated by the individual states, they have the right to petition their state legislature to change the law." The post Marco Rubio Defends Appearance At Anti-LGBT Event, Still Wants To Overturn Marriage Equality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) has almost always opposed Bloomberg's positions on climate, guns, and marriage equality. The post Bloomberg Super PAC Backs GOP Senator Opposed To Its Core Issues appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Joe Caslin, who created similar murals on a castle in Galway, Ireland and in downtown Dublin, has unveiled his latest marriage equality creation in Belfast. He’s also doing a photo series to go along with it. Northern Ireland is moving quickly… Read The post Massive ‘Love Wins’ Mural by Joe Caslin Unveiled in Belfast appeared first on Towleroad.
Post submitted by HRC staff with contributions from Molly Aronson The Constitutional Court of Romania ruled that a proposal stating that marriage can only occur between a man and a woman is valid. Parliament must approve the proposal...Show More Summary
LISTEN BACK OR WATCH Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson MSP’s lecture at the Amnesty NI Belfast Pride event.
As a liberal Democrat living in upstate NY I feel funny saying this, but I really am proud of upstate Republicans sometimes, whether it’s voting for marriage equality (Jim Alesi), voting against the Iraq war (Amo Houghton), joining the Obama administration (John McHugh) or this (via): U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, a three-term Republican, said Tuesday […]
Now we know the real reason Joe Biden forced President Obama to back marriage equality (aside from his belief that gay people deserve the same rights as all other Americans): He wanted to get into the wedding racket. The vice-president officiated a same-sex wedding on Monday, marrying two White House ... More »
Paul Hard has fought appeal after appeal from powerful Alabama conservatives--before and after the Obergefell ruling--to be recognized as the surviving spouse of his husband, David Fancher, who died in 2011.
It’s a watershed year fraught with turmoil for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Across the American South, queer, trans and gender-nonconforming people are facing wave after wave of legislation that threatens...Show More Summary
As I mentioned in my last post, Turnbull’s narrow win has left us with a government standing for nothing but delaying various inevitable outcomes, including equal marriage; participation in global action on climate change; and, most notably Turnbull’s removal from office, whether by voters or, more likely, by his own colleagues. The […]
Logo Correspondent Raymond Braun is at the Democratic National Convention, where he caught up with Chelsea Clinton.