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Clergy Support Marriage Equality

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

Oftentimes pastors face great criticism for striving on behalf of the LGBT community, risking their comfortable careers and livelihoods: pastors can be thrown out of their churches or they can endanger their professional status. So why do we do it?

Andy Hertzberg's Marriage Proposal Interrupts D.C.'s Same-Sex Marriage Hearing (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In round two of the D.C. Council hearings on marriage equality, a gay couple took their relationship to the next level. For his testimony to the panel...

Catholic Charities Meet the DC Council

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

On December 15, 2009, the D.C. Council voted 11-2 in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the District. That distresses the Pope and his employees almost as much as sexual abuse of children.