For now, gay marriage belongs to ordinary politics and its eventual acceptance will only be enhanced by avoiding courts and allowing the legislative process to work.
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Justices may not always read the law correctly, but they're meant to be more objective than someone who has to worry about campaign funds.
Who would have thought that in the aftermath of Prop. 8 in California, one of the most liberal states in the union, so much would happen so quickly for gay marriage?
One might even argue that Schubert's selective use of religion as a weapon against a minority may itself be considered a violation of the AAPC Code of Ethic regarding religious intolerance.
It's certainly a funny day to be a gay Iowan. When you leave the Midwest, you'd better be prepared to renounce your allegiance to your home state.
As open lesbians, gay rights have been major for the Indigo Girls -- along with environmental concerns They are artists who believe that activism goes part and parcel with the power of song.
Unlike right-wing opponents of equality, who denounce and seek to punish courts for doing their job, I criticize only when they flinch or fail to do it.
Legitimacy, the most valuable asset of any court, is diminished by judicial secrecy and enhanced by openness. Justices of the US Supreme Court, take note.
Gays being married is destructive -- it sends the message that fellatio is an accepted part of marriage. What could be more ridiculous?
We may be able to build the foundations today that will spell victory for our families tomorrow, when we once again face ballot box battles like Prop 8 in California.
The prospects of same-sex marriage in California grew dimmer Thursday, when two Supreme Court justices who helped create the right for gays to marry i...
Beyond the core issues surrounding Proposition 8 lies a far deeper question affecting the very nature of our democracy: Can the court review laws?
Mr. No More Nice Gay is pissed off because he suddenly gets it. He may be young, but he is struggling. And worse than that, his struggle is old: He's still not equal.
Same sex marriage has the protection of Article 1 of California's constitution and, like other inalienable rights, cannot be taken away by a popular vote.
The single most important element of the Prop 8 supporter's argument is that the amendment represents the will of the majority of the California population.
When a gay man realizes he wants to have a child, it forces him to face his own queerness, in the true sense of the word. And it's contrary to his life-long mantra: "I'm normal."
I'm troubled that a vocal minority of activists in favor of gay marriage (some obviously from Hollywood) have chosen to vilify fellow citizens who believe in traditional marriage.
LOS ANGELES — His name is Sean Penn, and he is here to recruit you.
Penn won his second Academy Award for best actor Sunday night for his movin...
This week, for the first time in Oscar history, a political protest is being staged (in the past they have only been health related for breast cancer ...
Five years ago today, my partner and I stood in line for hours at SF City Hall, waiting patiently to get our marriage license.
This Valentine's day many are freely basking in the joy of being legally married while the fate of 18,000 gay and lesbian marriages in California lies...
Right-wingers are suing the State of California to keep their financial contributions to Prop 8 out of the public view. Secret Santa is one thing, but a secret political contribution is quite another.
By violating the Manchester Hyatt Boycott, President Clinton will be doing more than just dishonoring the hard work of labor unions and gay activists, he will be casting aside the groundwork we are laying for a national coalition for equal rights.
Up until Election Day, the Mormon Church had only filed one non-monetary contribution, and that was reported just 4 days before the election for a mere $2,078.97.
UPDATE: Here is the complete list of "Yes On Prop 8" donors.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal judge has denied a request to keep the names of donor...
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