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Supreme Court Marriage Equality

The Amazing Lea DeLaria Talks Pop Culture, LGBTQ Social Change, and the Radical Power of Big Boo and David Bowie

Lisa Stulberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Lisa Stulberg

We had a chance to catch up with DeLaria again last week to talk with her about the third season of Orange Is the New Black, her new jazz album House of David, and her sense of hope for the modern queer movement.

Marina Fang

A County In Missouri Will Lower Its Flags To 'Mourn' Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

UPDATE: After citizens protested the vote to lower the flags, leaders in Dent County, Missouri, backtracked on the decision, planning a special sessi...

Anti-Gay Right Exploiting Clerks, LGBT Community to Reap Chaos After SCOTUS Ruling

Alvin McEwen | Posted 07.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

The controversies involving marriage clerks in the South refusing to help gay couples fulfill their legal right to marry has me thinking. And I've come to a sad conclusion. We are all being played for fools.

Bobby Jindal Gives Up Last Stand Against Gay Marriage Licenses

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has been relentlessly resisting the Supreme Court's historic decision that made same-sex marriage legal in every state...

WATCH: The Best and Worst Parts of the Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

Matt Baume | Posted 07.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

June is the anniversary of the ruling that overturned the federal marriage ban and the ruling that ended the criminalization of homosexuality. All of these cases were written by Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Matt Sheehan

Gay Marriage: What Would Confucius Say?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.30.2015 | World

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to extend legal marriage nationwide to LGBT couples, it set Chinese social media abuzz with celebratory messages and...

No Longer Second-Class

Sacha Finn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Sacha Finn

As a child of lesbian mothers, I became a de facto member of the LGBTQ community the day I was born. With the legalization of same-sex marriage, I, along with the rest of the queerspawn community, will hopefully no longer have to feel like our families are second-class.

Gabriel Arana

Conservatives Explain Why They Lost On Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 07.01.2015 | Gay Voices

You could imagine Moral Majority founder Jerry Falwell turning in his grave when the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide on Friday. ...

Amanda Terkel

Arkansas County Clerk Resigns So She Doesn't Have To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

A county clerk in Arkansas intends to resign from her position because she doesn't believe in issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Clebu...

Amanda Terkel

American Civilization Is Still Standing, Despite Predictions Of Marriage Equality Opponents

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, making many social conservatives' worst f...

Some States Are Still Trying To Resist Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

County clerks in Texas will be able to turn away gay couples seeking marriage licenses, the state's attorney general Ken Paxton (R) announced on Sunda...

A Good Rule of Law: Mind Your Own Business

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision was a great victory for LGBT rights. But it also was a great victory for something that rests right at the heart of the human experience, the paramount legal doctrine of M.Y.O.B. -- Mind Your Own Business.

Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Still Fighting To Change Minds

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics

When same-sex marriage bans were overturned in the Supreme Court on Friday it marked a major victory for LGBT advocates. But there's more to be done t...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Why Marriage Equality Is Great For The Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business

Another reason to celebrate equality.

9 Love-Filled Photos Of Kids Celebrating Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents

With the news of the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality, people across the country are commemorating this historic day. In fact, people of al...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Other Countries On U.S. Marriage Equality: Been There, Done That

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 06.27.2015 | World

TORONTO -- The U.S. took a giant step toward full equality for its LGBT citizens Friday when the Supreme Court ruled that the freedom to marry is a co...

Amanda Terkel

Watch What It Was Like To Be At The Supreme Court For Marriage Equality Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one knew if the big marriage equality decision would be coming out of the Supreme Court on Friday morning, but hundreds of people sho...

Zeba Blay

Please Just Stop, Clarence Thomas

HuffingtonPost.com | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Today is a beautiful day. It's a day of progress and celebration for those who have fought for and supported marriage equality in the United State...

Read The Supreme Court's Decision On Gay Marriage Here

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide on Friday in a historic 5-4 decision. The justices found that, under the 14th Amendment, states...

SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling Reminds Us What This Was Really About

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of nationwide marriage equality on Friday, releasing a majority opinion that suggested their decision was about more ...

Samantha Lachman

Democratic Presidential Candidates Celebrate Historic Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the sprawling field of Republican presidential hopefuls condemned the Supreme Court's Friday ruling legalizing same-sex marriage n...

How We Won Marriage: 10 Lessons Learned

Marc Solomon | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Marc Solomon

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that same-sex couples will soon have the freedom to marry and equal respect for their marriages across America. This ruling will bring joy to families, and final victory to the decades-long marriage movement. Here are some of the lessons learned over the years that could apply to other progressive social movements.

Beautiful Photos Of Celebrations Outside Supreme Court After Gay Marriage Decision

Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Well. It finally happened. The Supreme Court just legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. Here in the Huffington Post office we immediately brok...

Amanda Terkel

Meet The Couples Fighting To Make Marriage Equality The Law Of The Land

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

If the Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage this month, it will be largely because of a group of gay Americans who were courageous enough to subj...

Amanda Terkel

This Gay Rights Group Wants The Supreme Court To Shut It Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2015 | 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...