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Flying Out Over Boston: Some Thoughts on the End of DOMA

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 08.27.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

Yesterday I thought about all the same-sex couples whose marriages I have officiated as a pastor. I thought about two friends who are welcoming twin boys in a few weeks. Their sons will never know a country that does not recognize their moms' marriage as equal.

Equal Justice Under the Law

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The words above the Supreme Court read, "Equal Justice Under the Law." This week, two Supreme Court outcomes dramatically affected the reality of those words.

Pat Robertson's Offensive Insinuation About Justice Kennedy

Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion

Many conservatives were upset after the Supreme Court ruled against part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on Wednesday. Televangelist Pat Roberts...

Logo TV Has A Beautiful Celebration Of Love Planned

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Joining the host of others celebrating marriage equality on the heels of DOMA and Proposition 8 being struck down, Logo TV is encouraging Americans to...

Equal Justice or Just Equal?

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 08.27.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

Even more so does the court's other decisions based on a perception of equality under the law regarding race call out for justice, justice to be pursued. Only then can our nation safeguard dignity and liberty for all through the promise of "Equal Justice Under Law."

Complete Coverage: Day of Decision Rally in Palm Springs, Calif. (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In the world premiere of PalmSpringsNow! on The SnowbizNow Entertainment Network, I bring you 100 percent of the speeches delivered in Palm Springs, Calif., on this historic day.

Some Justice for the Second Sexuality

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Ariel Chesler

As the old legal maxim reminds us, justice delayed is justice denied. For each day that DOMA was permitted to remain in existence and to codify blatant discrimination against same-sex couples, justice was denied.

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner On DOMA Ruling: Meh | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wasn't celebrating when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. But ...

Stunning Images In Gay Rights History

Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

AS WE HEAD into the anniversary of our nation’s independence, gay Americans can count two new freedoms — this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled b...

Liberty, Equality and Love?

Ipsita Shome | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Ipsita Shome

My country, lamentably, does not understand the concept of homosexuality -- at all. Of all the adjectives in the world I can use, it regrettably is frightened out of its wits at the phenomenon that is ever so natural, evolutionary and fundamental.

A Divisive Moment or an Unparalleled Moment for Coming Together

Dee Rees | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices
Dee Rees

What does is matter if I can marry my girlfriend when our other brothers and sisters won't be able to vote? How can rights be granted to one part of my being while the rights to the other be curtailed? What sort of cruel hypocrisy is this?

Gay U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan Addresses Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

In this exclusive audio broadcast, Rep. Pocan, the only current member of Congress who is both openly gay and married, talks about the future of gay marriage in this country and what Congress will do to expedite marriage equality in the 37 states that still discriminate against LGBT families.

Thanks, SCOTUS, But We're Already Married

Lisa Nuyens | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Lisa Nuyens

I "married" Chrissy Heyne on March 28, 2012, after almost three years together. We have two amazing children, Jonas and Ruby, who keep us busy, happy, and challenged. You may wonder why I put the word "married" in quotation marks.

LOOK: Chick-Fil-A President Tweets Controversial Response To Gay Marriage Rulings.. Then Deletes It

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Seems like not much has changed in the world of Chick-fil-A. After the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, the restaur...

WATCH: Colbert Slams Supreme Court Over DOMA Ruling

Posted 06.27.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert opened Wednesday's "Colbert Report" with his reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, which was found unco...

WATCH: RuPaul Offers Beautiful Message In Response To DOMA Being Struck Down

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

In a new video, RuPaul along with the cast and crew of "RuPaul's Drag Race," celebrated the United States Supreme Court's historic move that struck do...

5 New Tremors in God's Earthquake

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 08.27.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

All of these events of the last weeks -- those that advance democracy and planetary community, and those that deny it -- are tremors in God's Earthquake. There have been three responses to the earthquake that is transforming every dimension of our lives.

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Reports On 'Judgement Gay'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Every major news outlet reported on the historic Supreme Court rulings regarding DOMA and Prop 8, but no news show did it with the same flare as Comed...

Why Did DOMA Die?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

The truth, the awful truth, and nothing but the truth. ...

'On This Day We Move Forward Yet Again'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Arts

Yesterday marked a historic moment in the struggle for marriage equality in the United States, as both the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Californ...

LISTEN: Christie Blasts Gay Marriage Rulings

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) blasted the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, calling it "wrong." "I don’t think the ruling...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered The DOMA and Prop 8 Rulings

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.27.2013 | Media

Coverage of the Supreme Court's landmark decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 dominated newspaper front pages on Th...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Victory Rally for Supreme Court Gay Marriage Rulings (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Rally attendees, including incoming Los Angeles city controller Ron Galperin, discuss their joyous reactions to the rulings and the return of same-sex marriage rights in California.

A Reason to Celebrate: San Francisco Says Goodbye to DOMA

Zachary Ehren | Posted 08.27.2013 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

As if being lead by a guiding light, the masses were coming to congregate in The Castro -- the land where Harvey Milk started the forefronts of gay rights and the bells of equality still ring today.

Christian Holiness and the Gay Marriage Debate

Morgan Guyton | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

If we keep on using God's teachings to justify and elevate ourselves, we will keep on storing up His wrath. What we need to do when we open the Bible is search for Jesus and ask Him to convict us of any sin that keeps us from loving like He loves.