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Natalie Jackson

Science Magazine Officially Retracts That Discredited Gay Marriage Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Science magazine officially retracted a major study on same-sex marriage and public opinion on Thursday without the consent of the lead author, UCLA g...

Lila Shapiro

Groundbreaking Study On Gay Marriage Views May Have Been Faked

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A seemingly groundbreaking and widely publicized study reported in Science magazine this past December may be a fake. The study appeared to show th...

Judge Strikes Down Alabama's Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

A federal judge ruled Friday that Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The judge, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade, rule...

Upholding the Sanctity of Marriage for Charles Manson

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

A biblical definition of marriage is so important to some people, so there must have been some case like Manson's in those holy pages, right? "And the Lord sayeth unto you, when thou hast killed, that shalt be punished. Then thou will find a bride and marry her whilst in prison. Jesus wept. With joy." Something like that.

After a Week of Legal Back-and-forth, Plaintiffs in Case Challenging Alaska's Same-sex Marriage Ban Legally Wed

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alaska Dispatch News

Snow, slush, a state holiday and complex legal maneuvering from the court system weren't enough to stop Courtney Lamb and Stephanie Pearson from getting married.

Wyoming Attorney General Says Gay Marriages Can Begin On Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics

(Adds challenge to Mississippi gay marriage ban) By Dan Whitcomb Oct 20 (Reuters) - Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming o...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alaska Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

A federal judge struck down Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage Sunday evening. The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska ruled that the s...

Here's What Could Happen Next In The States That Still Ban Gay Mariage

USA Today | BRAD HEATH | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court’s decision to sit out the legal battle over same-sex marriage will — for now, at least — leave the future of ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Louisiana Gay Marriage Ban Upheld By Federal Judge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bucking a nationwide trend, a federal judge in Louisiana upheld a state ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, writing that "any right t...

Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled Monday that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The 2-1 ruling upheld a p...

Judge Rules Pennsylvania's Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge John Jones' decision in Whitew...

My Invisible Honeymoon

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

She wouldn't hold hands with me, my newlywed wife, unless we hid our interlaced fingers under an airline blanket.

Why I'm Proud To Be A Texan Teen

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 04.29.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

I have hope for our future. My generation is one of tolerance and acceptance. Make way for the new era.

Indiana State House Advances Constitutional Ban On Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

The Indiana House of Representatives approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage Tuesday in a 57-40 vote. While marriage equality is...

Indiana Lawmakers Weigh Constitutional Gay Marriage Ban

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

By Abdul-Hakim Shabazz INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Indiana lawmakers on Monday were considering a proposed state constitutional a...

Proposition 8 Backers Move To Have Case Heard By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Supporters of California's gay marriage ban, blocked by two federal courts, filed a petition to the Supreme Court on Tuesday urging the justices to ta...

Tyler Kingkade

North Carolina Advances Gay Marriage Ban Without Public Notice

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A constitutional ban on same-sex marriage moved a step closer to becoming a reality on Monday in North Carolina. The state House of Repr...

Moral Majority or Immoral Minority?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

One wonders when Republicans are going to figure out how to appeal to people rather than traditions.

Is David Paterson the New Harvey Milk?

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Mike Alvear

David Paterson's role in introducing and leading the fight for the legalization of same sex marriage is nothing short of stunning.

At Least Have the Decency to Lie About Your Sexuality

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Alvear

"Why do you people constantly flaunt your homosexuality?" the grandmotherly old lady said. "What do you mean 'flaunt?!'" I said, exasperated.

New York Gay Marriage: How It'll Strengthen Heterosexual Marriages

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Mike Alvear

As outrageous as it may sound, heterosexual families will become stronger and stronger as more states follow Iowa's gay marriage ruling.

Even Same-Sex Marriage Is a Basic Civil Right

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Republicans who tolerate their party's platform calling for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage should be reminded of a similar constitutional amendment to prohibit interracial marriage.

Prop 8 Makes Wrong Kind of History

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

True or False: 1) We should eliminate civil rights through popular vote, as long as a very narrow majority of voters agree. 2) Special interests and ...

Gay Rights and Reproductive Rights: Why Don't People Get the Connection?

Richard Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Burns

As critical a marker as this election is, true change depends upon a collective vision and movement towards peace and equity for all.