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Jason Linkins

So That Happened: The Economic Context Behind What's Going On In Baltimore | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics

So that happened. This week we take a look into some of the backstory of Baltimore's issues with inequality in the wake of protests after Freddie Gray...

When All of New York City Held Us

Buster Ross | Posted 04.29.2015 | New York
Buster Ross

Their "baby bag" of hospital supplies sat in the corner, because I was due to make an appearance at any moment. As they drifted to sleep in each other's arms, they dreamed together about who I might be in the world.

SCOTUS and Marriage Equality -- The Sky Is Not Falling

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

Metropolitan Community Churches are proud to say marriage equality has been part of our DNA for almost 50 years. One of the first things our founder, Rev. Elder Troy Perry, did after forming Metropolitan Community Church in 1968 was to begin performing marriage ceremonies.

Elise Foley

LGBTQ Immigrants On Same-Sex Marriage: 'History Went Along With Us' | Elise Foley | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriage arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday stem partly from a dispute over a few words on a piece of paper. Jim ...

Why the American Family Needs Same-Sex Parents

Gary J. Gates | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Gary J. Gates

The recent events in Indiana and Arkansas prove that a Supreme Court decision bringing marriage for same-sex couples to all parts of the nation won't end political conflict associated with LGBT rights. But it will improve America's families.

A Look At SCOTUS Judge Who'll Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases And His Closeted Gay Mentor

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the S...

Same-Sex Attracted Men Who Are Married To Women Urge Supreme Court To Deny Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.13.2015 | Gay Voices

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to begin hearings to determine whether or not same-sex marriage is a constitutional right April 28, and as anticipated, ...

McConnell, Cruz Join Republicans In Urging SCOTUS To Reject Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz are among 57 Republicans in Congress who are calli...

Amanda Terkel

This Gay Rights Group Wants The Supreme Court To Shut It Down | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If everything goes as he hopes, Evan Wolfson will soon be out of a job. Wolfson, 58, is widely considered a key architect of the mar...

This Is What a (Marriage Equality) Movement Looks Like

Janson Wu | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Janson Wu

The marriage equality movement has given us the tools to tackle these new challenges. We have built shared values of love, respect and family that we can now use to fuel society's greater understanding of all LGBTQ individuals, in all aspects of our lives.

Education & Equality: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we began, 50 more individuals and families have joined in.

Paige Lavender

Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to halt same-sex marriages in Alabama, paving the way for the first gay couples to marry in the...

Rick Snyder: Michigan To Recognize 300 Gay Marriages From 2014

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced Wednesday that the state will recognize some 300 same-sex marriages conducted in 2014. The governor faced a...

Obama Says He Hopes SCOTUS Will Rule In Favor Of Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he hoped the Supreme Court would issue a ruling that would prevent state...

Kennedy Key Figure As Supreme Court Weighs Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - For nearly two decades, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been building t...

Are New Gay Marriage Victories A Win For The LGBT Community Or A SCOTUS Fail?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates have praised this week's surprise sweep of same-sex marriage victories across the U.S. ...

Ashley Alman

Colorado AG: County Clerks Must Issue Gay Marriage Licenses | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

Coloradoans are now among the many Americans living in states where gay marriage is legal. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Tuesday...

Republicans Grapple With Gay Marriage Following SCOTUS Inaction

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision has reignited a debate inside the GOP that many Republican leaders hoped to avoid ahead ...

Ginsburg Reveals What May Prompt SCOTUS To Step In Sooner On Gay Marriage

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to t...

Is This Ben & Jerry's Most Pro-Gay Gesture Yet?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Ben & Jerry's is making a bold new stand in defense of same-sex marriage. The Vermont-based ice cream giant has signed an Employers' Amicus Brief ...

Then Utah Happened

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

When 2013 became the year of Marriage Equality I started to get excited. I started to feel I would finally be able to marry the man of my dreams. I even started to think about how I would propose and after many ideas finally landed on one. Then Utah happened.

Gay Couple Files Groundbreaking Suit Against Kentucky's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.26.2013 | Gay Voices

In wake of the Defense of Marriage Act's (DOMA) demise exactly one month ago, a gay couple in Kentucky has become the first to file a federal lawsuit ...

Gay Marriage Will Never Be Recognized Despite SCOTUS Rulings, Pundit Vows

Posted 07.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Matt Barber joins the chorus of right-wing voices who have condemned the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop 8...

Remembering What It Means to Be Gay

Larry Yang | Posted 08.27.2013 | Religion
Larry Yang

While it is important to support my own communities when they are discriminated against, it is important for all of us to address oppression itself. Violence and sexism in our culture are not just issues for women, and the experiences of racism are not just issues for people of color.

Thanks, SCOTUS, But We're Already Married

Lisa Nuyens | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Lisa Nuyens

I "married" Chrissy Heyne on March 28, 2012, after almost three years together. We have two amazing children, Jonas and Ruby, who keep us busy, happy, and challenged. You may wonder why I put the word "married" in quotation marks.