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The Welcome Challenges of Marriage Equality

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

In celebration of Obergefell v. Hodge we went out for drinks at Legal Sea Foods in Harvard Square. While enjoying the evening summer breeze, my spouse said we could have this experience all year if we moved to a milder climate. I snapped back and said, "I ain't moving to Georgia!" And that's what marriage equality looks like.

Everyday Loving

Regina Porter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Regina Porter

Present-day Brooklyn is a world away from Central Point, Virginia, circa 1958, but in these moments I am struck by the ease with which most of us are able to live our lives. That's when I say a quiet thank you to Mildred and Richard Loving.

'Loving Story' Shows Unlikely Civil Rights Heroes

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 04.14.2012 | Black Voices

Richard Loving looks out from the Jim Crow past with wary eyes, appearing on the screen with a blond crew cut, plaid work shirt, bad teeth and Souther...

"Loving," Hating and Interracial Relationships

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Dawkins

Though this Saturday marks the 43rd anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, discrimination against interracial couples persists.

"Gay, or Straight, Black, or White: Love is Love, Right is Right!" Right?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Henry Adams

Many activist gays have readily embraced the notion that "Queers" are "today's African Americans," with marriage equality an issue comparable to earlier more bitter struggles for civil rights.

With Prop 8, Loving Should Be Everyone's Guide

Mikko Alanne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mikko Alanne

The passage of Proposition 8 would mark the first time in our state's history that the Constitution has been amended to rescind rights, rather than to grant them.

Mildred Loving, matriarch of interracial marriage, dies

AP | DIONNE WALKER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. — Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia's ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling s...