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Gay Marriage Debate

Support For Gay Marriage Surges Higher

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If you oppose marriage equality, you're in a shrinking minority, according to a new survey. A record 59 percent of Americans now support same-sex m...

Gay Marriage Debates Flare Up

Pew's Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

These Officials Are At The Center Of The Gay Marriage Debate

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Sept 21 (Reuters) - For weeks, the lesbian couple courted the Guilford County register of deeds in North Carolina...

Understanding Love

Jaga N.A. Argentum | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jaga N.A. Argentum

During the brief moments when we were apart, both of us were hurt and angered that we were not taken as seriously as we would be if one of us were female. We, as virtually any queer person, are hurt and angered that we were, and still are, up for debate. We didn't need to be part of any debate.

State Senator Comes Out During Gay Marriage Debate: Report

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Democrat Karen Peterson, a state senator in Delaware, came out as gay on Tuesday during debate on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. According t...

Senator Explains Why He Changed His Tune On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) said Thursday that his decision to publicly support same-sex marriage was driven by personal interactions with...

Gay Marriage Debate To Continue After Supreme Court Rulings

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states f...

'Obama Supports Gay Marriage and Abortion, Do You?'

Janet Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

As far as I was concerned marriage was between a man and a woman -- and they could have it. I knew that marriage was a product of the patriarchy. And I had broken free!

Why Gay Marriage Is So Controversial in America

Mugambi Jouet | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Mugambi Jouet

One major factor is that conservative America is essentially the only part of the modern Western world where a fundamentalist approach to Christianity is prevalent.

New York Gay Marriage Bill Inches Toward Showdown

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.22.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's three top political leaders said Wednesday they supported several additional religious exceptions to a gay marriage bi...

Gay Marriage Debate Rages On: 'We Cannot Stand By'

AP | By DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A flurry of activity in efforts to legally recognize gay relationships or ban same-sex marriage is reminding advocates that even t...

Conservative Christian Marriage Seminar Sparks Chick-fil-A Boycott

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Diana Fishlock Religion News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. (RNS) Amy Goropoulos' stomach and her ethics do not agree on Chick-fil-A. She used to visit t...

Mr. President, Please Don't Appeal the Rulings

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Mr. Obama, Mr. President, President Obama, please don't appeal the rulings! Use your abundantly brilliant time, energy and focus to lead this country on the path we need to take.

Proposals of "Marriage"

Judith Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Shapiro

Gay marriage will be accepted not just because it reflects basic beliefs about individual rights, but because it is in harmony with the dominant cultural definition of marriage in America.