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Paige Lavender

Here Are A Few Of The Things The LGBT Community Will Still Be Fighting For After Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court may make history this summer if it rules same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional. Such a decision would be a huge ...

Franklin Graham Thinks He Can Pray And Sway Notorious RBG

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion

Prominent evangelist Franklin Graham wants Ruth Bader Ginsburg to finally “see the truth of Scripture” and vote against same-sex marriage as the S...

Religious Freedom and Other Myths: The Trauma of Current Debate

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 05.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Helen Eisenbach

The virulence with which hateful proclamations -- on all matters of identity -- continue to be publicly aired has a lasting effect, on me, on you, on everyone I know.

Jason Linkins

The Road To LGBT Equality Won't End At The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

If the Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality this summer, is there a concern in the LGBT activist community that suddenly, the momentum fo...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Officiates Another Same-Sex Wedding, Gives A Special Shout-Out To The U.S. Constitution

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated a same-sex wedding over the weekend, and according to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, the ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll Shows Americans' Mixed Feelings About The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

With the Supreme Court slated to issue wide-ranging rulings this year that could affect the fates of the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage laws nat...

The Supreme Court in 2025

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The individual we elect as president will have the potential to have profoundly important consequences for the Supreme Court and the nation in the decade to come.

One Benefit to Same-Sex Marriage That Nobody Is Talking About

Debra Umberson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Debra Umberson

Extending marriage rights to same-sex couples will improve America's health. The empirical evidence is indisputable: Married Americans are healthier and live longer than the unmarried.

Marriage Equality, Sex Discrimination, and the Future of LGBT Rights

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Such an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts would not only strengthen the decision but put into the Supreme Court's toolbox the importance of viewing discrimination against someone on the basis of her sexual orientation as simple sex discrimination. This would help bring "heightened scrutiny" into consideration in future gay-rights cases.

Rosen: Liberals Should Worry That Supreme Court Will Protect Too Much Liberty

Evan Bernick | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Evan Bernick

Everyone who believes that Americans are entitled to the full measure of freedom that the Constitution guarantees should resist this case for reflexive judicial restraint, which is profoundly hostile to liberty.

Dear Justice Alito: Here's What Homosexuality Was Really Like In Ancient Greece

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.02.2015 | Gay Voices

In Tuesday's Supreme Court hearings, which will determine whether the Constitution protects same-sex marriage and if states must recognize marriages f...

Jon Stewart Positively Destroys Anti-Gay Marriage Arguments

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.30.2015 | Comedy

Opponents of marriage equality trotted out the same old arguments at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. And on Wednesday's "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart po...

Son Of Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Sounds Off On 'Offensive' Oral Arguments

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Tevin Johnson-Campion's family is committed to establishing marriage equality in their home state of Kentucky and across America, which is why his fat...

To Heal Is to Touch With Love

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

We should be approaching this NOT from a place of fear or anger, but from a place of love. Will there be those who disagree? Of course there will.... and their opinions should and be respected... just as the opposing should be as well.

Jesse Rifkin

For Or Against Marriage Equality, Here's What Brought People To The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jesse Rifkin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of people came to the Supreme Court Tuesday as the nine justices heard arguments in the case widely expected to determine wheth...

Amanda Terkel

Battle For Marriage Equality Unfolds Outside The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality in June, many advocates believe it will be in large part because the court of p...

Elise Foley

Mark Takano, Openly Gay Congressman, Feels 'Sorry' For Opponents Of Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday was California Democratic Rep. Mark Takano's first time watching oral arguments at the Supreme Court. He said he wanted to b...

Dear Gay Community, Your Kids Are Just Fine

Ella Robinson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Ella Robinson

Heterosexual marriages do not automatically lead to happy households and well-balanced children. Parents are parents -- and all can make bad decisions, learn as they go, or not be perfect. It doesn't matter if they are gay, straight, single or otherwise. But to deny protections to parents already raising children isn't right, and the only purpose it serves is to hurt those children.

Lila Shapiro

From 'Cradle To Grave,' Marriage Equality Is About Way More Than Just Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

In 2013, Kelly Noe and her wife, Kelly McCracken, were expecting a baby when they joined the lawsuits against Ohio’s ban on same-sex marriage. David...

Jennifer Bendery

Protester Shouting About Gay 'Abomination' Removed From Supreme Court Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's high-profile Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage was briefly interrupted by a man screaming about gay people going to h...

Would Jeb Bush Attend A Gay Wedding? 'Claro Que Si'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Tuesday that although he has never attended a gay wedding, he would have no reservations about doing so. "I h...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Mulls How Marriage Equality Will Come About

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed to be debating how -- not if -- same-sex marriage should become legal in every state in the country....

The Argument For Marriage Equality Today Is The Same As It's Always Been

James D. Esseks | Posted 04.28.2015 | Gay Voices
James D. Esseks

It's becoming hard to remember how difficult the struggle was just a few years ago. America today is in a very different place from 2004, when voters in 13 states amended their state constitutions to exclude us from marriage.

Supreme Court Marriage Ruling: No Silver Bullet for LGBT Equality

Rev. Cedric A. Harmon | Posted 04.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Rev. Cedric A. Harmon

It's time to decide what the next 10, 20, 50 years of the LGBT movement look like. Leading up to the Supreme Court hearing and the June ruling on marriage, we have an opportunity to cast a vision for a more fair, equitable and just society.

Historic Same-Sex Marriage Case Finally Reaches Supreme Court

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday ...