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Maryland Question 6

A Very Happy New Year For Same-Sex Couples In Maryland

Posted 12.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It may be a very happy New Year indeed for some same-sex couples in Maryland. Maryland's attorney general issued a formal legal opini...

Don't Defriend Me, Really

Danielle Ariano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Danielle Ariano

So, if you voted for Romney or even against Question 6, I don't want you to "defriend" me, I want you to talk to me. I want you to get to know me -- my character, my sense of humor, my morals.

Donors For Maryland Gay Marriage Effort Revealed

The Baltimore Sun | Annie Linskey | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

A BROAD COALITION OF DONORS -- including casino giant MGM, Delta Airlines, a Washington nightclub and thousands of individuals across the country -- t...

How Republicans Carried Maryland's Question 6 To Victory: Fresh Evidence

Walter Olson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Queer Voices
Walter Olson

From the county numbers we knew that many Romney voters in Maryland must have crossed over to support same-sex marriage; now it turns out that Question 6 actually carried many of the state's best-known GOP strongholds. Republicans voted for Question 6 in serious numbers.

Unlikely Alliance Helped Marriage Equality Win

The Baltimore Sun | Annie Linskey | Posted 01.10.2013 | DC

The two Baptist pastors didn't know a soul at Gov. Martin O'Malley's big breakfast for supporters of his same-sex marriage bill back in January. Neit...

Why Many GOPers Quietly Backed Maryland Question 6

Walter Olson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Queer Voices
Walter Olson

Yes, Democratic voters did tend to favor the history-making same-sex marriage law, and Republicans did tend to oppose it. But that tends to conceal a more interesting story.

WATCH: Gay Maryland Senator 'Never Thought' He'd See State's Same-Sex Marriage Victory

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Maryland's same-sex marriage victory has personal implications for one state senator. The Washington Post interviews Rich Madaleno, the first and ...

My Experience Fighting For Marriage Equality In Maryland

Matt Adler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Adler

Even before I knew the results, I knew that we were winning over hearts and minds. How powerful is it that this one woman's son decided to come out of the closet and that that one act turned an ardent Republican into a marriage equality supporter?

President Obama's Marriage Miracle

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Not once in 32 previous campaigns were the efforts of marriage equality advocates sufficient. It took presidential leadership -- bravery, guts and plain human decency -- to add the final soupçon of sufficiency to allow us to run the table in a tidal wave of liberation this week.

Memo to Republicans: Give Up the Fight Against Marriage Equality

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aaron Zelinsky

Here's some free advice to Republicans: starting right now, get off the "traditional marriage" bus as fast as you can. If the election showed anything, it's that the demographic tide is turning against you. Big time.

Gay History Made In Maryland On Election Night

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Maryland joined Maine in making history on Election Night, affirming gay marriage by a popular vote. As The Los Angeles Times reports, Maryland’...

INTERACTIVE RESULTS: Gay Marriage On The Ballot In 4 States

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Voters in four states cast ballots on marriage equality. Refresh this page for the latest results. Also on HuffPost:...

Marijuana Legalization, Gay Marriage Emerge Hot Ballot Measures

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes ...

Question 6 Could Overshadow Presidential & Senate Races In Maryland Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In the Maryland election, it's possible that Question 6 -- a measure that would uphold the state's marriage equality law signed earlier this year -- c...

Maryland Has A Chance To Stand On The Right Side Of History

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ryan J. Davis

We've seen millions of dollars spent on sleazy, misleading ads by anti-equality groups looking to scare Marylanders about what marriage equality is and what Question 6 means. Don't believe them, because it's really as simple as equality, fairness and justice for all families.