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same-sex marriage in the united states

Analysis

Post DOMA: Now That Gays Can Marry, What About D-I-V-O-R-C-E?

by Guest Author ● 1:11 PM July 8, 2013
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Professor Katherine Franke takes on the thorny issues of how divorce between gay and lesbian couples will confront stereotypical notions of gender and what that could mean for gay and lesbian families

International

Watch: Secretary Kerry Delivers First LGBT Pride Remarks With Significant Focus On US Politics

by Tanya Domi ● 12:13 PM June 20, 2013
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Secretary of State John Kerry delivered his first Pride remarks at the State Department yesterday, curiously focusing mostly on domestic politics toward LGBT issues and the rapid, positive change in US public opinion

Analysis

Where Are The Women, President Obama?

by Tanya Domi ● 9:26 AM January 12, 2013
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Dust-up in D.C. as Hillary Clinton prepares to step down, to be replaced by John Kerry, leaving a national security team to be composed of all white males that would make even Ronald Reagan happy

News

Chicago Sun-Times Reporting Obama Backs Gay Nuptials in Illinois

by Tanya Domi ● 10:42 PM December 29, 2012

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting an exclusive tonight that President Barack Obama is urging the Illinois State legislature to adopt marriage equality during its lame duck session

Legal Issues

Maine Gay Marriages Begin at 12:01 Saturday Morning Throughout the State

by Tanya Domi ● 1:08 AM December 29, 2012
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The State of Maine opened its marriage bureaus at 12:01 a.m. in multiple locales to enthusiastic couples and great fanfare

News

Charlie Crist Regrets Signing Gay Marriage Ban, Wants To Be Judged By His Deeds

by David Badash ● 5:17 PM December 13, 2012
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Newly-minted Democrat Charlie Crist says he regrets signing Florida’s 2006 same-sex marriage ban and wouldn’t do it again today, and wants to be judged by his deeds.

Bigotry Watch

Polygamy? Murder? Lindsey Graham’s Anti-Gay Marriage ‘Debate’ Deserves Rebuke

by David Badash ● 3:50 PM December 12, 2012
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Senator Lindsey Graham last night used polygamy and murder to define the boundaries of the “debate” on same-sex marriage, a wholly unacceptable manner of framing.

Discrimination

Glenn Beck Pretending To Support Marriage Equality To Expand Republican Party

by David Badash ● 1:28 PM December 11, 2012
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Glenn Beck is saying the GOP should embrace same-sex marriage in order to “have the ultimate big tent” and “to expand our own horizon.” Beck doesn’t support gay marriage.

Marriage

3 Out Of 4 Americans Under 30 Support Same-Sex Marriage, New Poll Finds

by David Badash ● 6:39 PM December 5, 2012
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Three out of four Americans under 30 — or a huge 73 percent — support same-sex marriage equality, as do approximately 50 percent of those between the ages of 30 and 64.

Marriage

New Same-Sex Marriage Laws Will Add $166 Million To State Economies

by David Badash ● 1:52 PM November 12, 2012
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Voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington will be glad to learn same-sex marriage comes with the added benefit of boosting their state economies.

Analysis

Princeton University Is Spreading Anti-Gay Lies And Hate To The World

by Scott Rose ● 12:25 PM November 2, 2012
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Princeton University bears direct responsibility for enabling the worldwide dissemination of demonizing lies told against LGBT people. Here’s why and what you can do.

Marriage

Obama Announces Support For Washington State’s Marriage Equality Law

by David Badash ● 4:42 PM October 25, 2012
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“Washington’s same-sex marriage law would treat all Washington couples equally, and that is why the President supports a vote to approve Referendum 74,” the campaign said.

Marriage

Catholic Knights Of Columbus Spends $15.8 Million To Fight Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 5:36 PM October 18, 2012
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The Knights of Columbus has spent $15.8 million since 2005 fighting same-sex marriage equality, according to a study by Equally Blessed.

News

Karger Accuses NOM Of More Federal Tax Code Violations

by David Badash ● 4:15 PM October 15, 2012
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NOM, the National Organization For Marriage, is being accused of not filing its tax returns on time — of never filing its tax returns on time — by Fred Karger.