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Me and My Two Dads

Tevin Johnson-Campion | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Tevin Johnson-Campion

My two dads taught me everything I know about love and family. And now we're ready to show the rest of America what it means, because many people don't realize that marriage bans affect kids and families, not just same-sex couples.

Elise Foley

GOP Rep. Has An Idea For How To Stop The Supreme Court From Affirming Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week for and against bans on same-sex marriage, and many are hopeful that it will ...

Amanda Terkel

'They're Just Good People. And That's Kind Of What It's All About, Isn't It?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- On this March afternoon, the smell of fried food hits you as soon as you open the doors of Our Lady of Lourdes, a Catholic parish i...

Amanda Terkel

'Just As Boring And Crazy And Loud As Any Other Family'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Shannon Duncan has worked at Big O Tires for 17 years. Over time, he's become friendly with Randy Johnson, a customer who's always ...

Amanda Terkel

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

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

Amanda Terkel

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Beyond Marriage Equality: The Next Fight For LGBT Rights

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.14.2015 | Gay Voices

As the fight for marriage equality continues with the Supreme Court expected to finally decide whether the Constitution's equal protection clause gran...

Ryan J. Reilly

Gay Marriage Bans Are Unconstitutional, DOJ Tells Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration thinks the Supreme Court should rule that state bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, according to a ...

Will Justice Roberts Join the Marriage-Equality Majority for All the Wrong Reasons?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I offer a potential outcome on marriage equality when the Supreme Court takes it up this spring: Chief Justice John Roberts joins the majority and writes the decision himself.

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Will Take Up Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all this year whether the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law gives ...

Sutton's Defense Is Indefensible

Alan B. Morrison | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Alan B. Morrison

Invoking tradition is another way of saying, "this is the way we've always done it, and we have no obligation to change." That may be an explanation of how the law got to where it is now, but it cannot provide a justification for why it should remain that way.

Marriage Equality Is a National Issue, And So the Time Has Come for Our National Court to Address It

Steve Sanders | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics
Steve Sanders

And so the time has come for the Supreme Court to step in. The campaign against marriage equality was mapped and executed at the national level, and it continues to impose harms and indignities on individuals and businesses that reverberate across state boundaries.

Justice Hints That Supreme Court Is Divided On Whether To Hear Gay Marriage Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the just...

Gay Marriage Advocates Target U.S. Supreme Court After Loss

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by...

Marriage Showdown Looms

AP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — The march toward gay marriage across the U.S. hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal appeals court upheld laws against the practi...

Jennifer Bendery

Idaho Governor Vows To Keep Fighting Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vowed Thursday to keep fighting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in his state, even as ...

Puerto Rico Judge Could Provoke U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Ruling (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-10-27-ScreenShot20141027at5.33.05PMSMALL.jpgAs recently as last week, Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg was nonchalantly dismissing the need for the court to weigh in on marriage. Because lower federal courts are all in agreement that marriage bans are unconstitutional, she explained, there's no need for the justices to intercede. But that may (or may not) change now that a judge in Puerto Rico has upheld a marriage ban.

Sam Stein

Secrecy, Struggle And Enduring Love: How 3 Gay Couples Made It To Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 11 states by declining to hear challenges to lower court rulings...

Court Says It Mistakenly Blocked Same-Sex Marriage In Nevada

AP | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order...

Supreme Court Justice Allows Same-Sex Marriage To Begin In Nevada, Keeps Idaho On Hold

AP | KIMBERLEE KRUESI and KIMBERLY PIERCEALL | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The uncertainty over gay marriage spread across the West on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court allowed same-sex couples in Nevada t...

'Lost Rights Cause Harm Each Day': The Costs of the Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear a Same-Sex Marriage Case

Nancy Leong | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Nancy Leong

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court surprised many by declining to hear appeals from decisions in five states striking down bans on same-sex marriage. As advocates of same-sex marriage cheer the march of progress, it's important not to lose sight of the fact that marriage equality affects individuals.

These States Still Won't Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative officials in some of the six states where Supreme Court action this week likely cleared the way for same-sex weddi...

Sam Stein

60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday set the United States on a historic civil rights path, paving the way for the majority of Americans to resid...

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals From 5 States

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immedi...

Supreme Court Term Carries Expectations For Gay Marriage Hearing

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court term that is starting with a lack of headline-grabbing cases may end with a blockbuster that helps define the lega...