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Tennessee TV Station Rejects Ad With Gay Soldier

Matt Baume | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

An NBC station in Tennessee is refusing to broadcast footage of a gay soldier who wants to get married. The governor of North Carolina vetoed a bill that would let state officials turn gay couples away from marriage counters -- but the bill's not dead yet.

Mormon Mother Of Gay Son: Church Shouldn't 'Dictate' What Happens With Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion

The recent controversy over Kate Kelly, the Mormon activist who may be excommunicated for publicly challenging church doctrine, sparked a conversation...

Tennis Star Martina Navratilova, Among First "Out" Pro Athletes, Congratulates NBA's Jason Collins

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports
Democracy Now!

NBA basketball player Jason Collins swept sports headlines this week when he publicly revealed that he is gay, becoming the first professional male at...

Gwissues: One-on-One with Patti Davis

Howard Bragman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Howard Bragman

On this week's episode of "Gwissues," I spend time with former President Ronald Reagan's daughter Patti Davis. In the interview, Patti discusses her new work of fiction entitled "Till Human Voices Wake Us;" a lesbian novel that may be found on the Kindle bookstore.

Did Conservatives Justices Push For Gay Marriage Case?

The New York Times | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Why did the Supreme Court agree in December to hear a major same-sex marriage case and then seem to think it had made a terrible mistak...

20 Plausible News Stories From 2020

Greg Jacobs | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Jacobs

NYU's new president will have lowered tuition 10 percent since peak levels in 2016. The Village still hates the school, but sentiments are starting to change.

The Right's New Same-Sex Marriage Messaging: Why They Lost in 2012

David G. Dodge | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David G. Dodge

Instead of warning that same-sex marriage would lead to the brainwashing of children, the right chose to emphasize a different message: that the legalization of same-sex marriage would effectively silence its opponents, barring them from acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.

Lila Shapiro

Romney Adviser On Supporting Gay Marriage: 'We've Got To Start To Modernize' | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A year and a half after former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney pledged to oppose efforts to legalize same-sex marriage, his leading adviser dur...

I Got You Babe: Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of Legalized Marriage in the State of New York

John Carroll | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Carroll

July 24 marks the one year anniversary of my marriage. My gay marriage. It's crazy to think that it's already been a year since the historic day when my husband and I, and over 800 other LGBT couples said, "I do" here in the State of New York.

Obama's Bold Move On Gay Marriage Presents Opportunities And Pitfalls

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

The president and his advisers must have calculated that the benefits of appearing resolute and firm outweighed the costs of alienating conservative democrats in swing states. In a sense, Obama pulled a card from George W. Bush's playbook, saying to voters, I am the Decider.

Fair-Weather Capitalists: Conservative Politics Gone Wild

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Blaming Obama for the collapsing economy and declining stock market he inherited was to be the primary strategy for Republicans in the presidential election. But, oh, how strange that is (even before being made obsolete by a recovery).

WATCH: Reactions At The Stonewall Inn The Moment It Passed

Posted 08.25.2011 | New York

It was good to be a New Yorker Friday. As the Senate debated the same sex marriage bill in Albany, those who support gay rights and same sex marri...

Sam Stein

Same-Sex Marriage Legal Dream Team May Not Get Case Before Supreme Court | Sam Stein | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The legal dream team behind the successful challenge to California's law banning gay marriage may end up having their work stalled by ar...

Edie Windsor, 81, Sues Feds For Not Recognizing Her Gay Marriage | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

GREENWICH VILLAGE -- Eighty-one-year old Edith "Edie" Windsor spent almost half her life living in Greenwich Village with her partner, who she married...

Cuomo Pledges To Legalize Gay Marriage | By Celeste Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Our Kate Lucadamo is on scene at the Empire State Pride Agenda's Fall Dinner, where just a short time ago, Andrew Cuomo told attendees he wants to mak...

In Defense of Marriage, and Other Hopeless Causes

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Given the dismal job heterosexuals have done with marriage, the idea that allowing gays to marry would destroy the institution is nothing less than absurd. What, the divorce rate would soar to sixty percent?

'That's Gay' Takes On Gay Divorce Appeal In Texas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The gay marriage debate got a little more complicated last week when two legally-married gay couples wanted to get divorced. The only problem? They li...

Maureen Dowd: The Odd Couple Defending Gay Marriage In California

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As the sun set on the Bay Bridge behind him and the curtain dropped on the first week of the dramatic trial to challenge the constitutionality of the ...

The Campaign: The Audacity of Hope Did Not Die in Maine

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Georgianne Nienaber

Was it bigotry that defeated gay marriage in Maine and California, or was it ignorance? Films like The Campaign, about the fight for gay rights, require our attention and our support.

Human Rights Campaign Knocks Obama For Defending DOMA

AMERICAblog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay civil rights lobby, just sent a letter to President Obama in response to the homophobic brief Obam...