As a gay man who has been with my partner for almost 13 years and married for almost two, it felt nice to hear these two Christian groups making an effort towards gay people. But the feeling didn't last long.
South Carolina and Kansas are both covered by district court rulings that overturned marriage bans.
This week I talked with Urvashi Vaid, who has been a leader in the LGBT and social-justice movements for nearly three decades and is being honored by Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) with the Spirit of Justice Award on Oct. 24.
The synod's report is an invitation to reform the likes of which we have not seen for half a century. I hope to be a full participant in this debate, and certainly I encourage others to join the discussion.
Gov. Huckabee should "grow a spine" of his own and follow through on his recent threat of becoming an independent if Republicans raise "the white flag of surrender" on gay marriage.
Today, as I walked the midway with my family, I felt grateful for all that Tracie and I have experienced in our thirteen years, grateful that, despite the newness of our separation, we could come together as a family, in peace.
I got married last Friday night. Our plan was to go to CVS to pick up prescriptions for my future mother-in-law, but instead we decided to go to the Register of Deeds office in Greensboro, N.C., to get hitched.
As the country continues to change and adapt to include LGBT individuals into state and federal law on issues like marriage and other such privileges, more and more people on the opposing side are finding that their island is getting smaller and smaller.
Until our LGBTQ sisters and brothers are afforded true equality across the board, and until we recognize that heterosexual privilege is real and should be used to liberate others from their marginalized positions, we're compelled to keep the drumbeat for justice going.
So long as we have a free media, hate and fear will be sold in prime time. But why does the fear sell so well in some areas -- climate change and guns, for example -- and why does common sense and freedom prevail in other areas, like gay marriage?
It appears that at least two same-sex couples have been married in Barrow, Alaska, according to Kristine Hilderbrand, who said state Magistrate Mary Treiber waived the three-day waiting period required after issuing of marriage licenses.
Their nuptials nightmare turned into a dream wedding thanks to some very thoughtful people in Coronado, California.
More often than not, gay adoption and gay men and women having children is posited in the media in a contentious way as to create controversy. For the most part however, it's a case of love finding a way
As the U.S. Supreme Court rightfully makes way for same-sex marriage across the country, it simultaneously regresses policy on another civil liberty, voting rights.
As of last week, tens of millions more Americans are now living in states with marriage equality, and that number is likely to keep increasing -- possibly within the next day or two.
The scary signs are everywhere. (If you know where to look...) ...