October 19 2012 2:54 PM ET

Poll Finds Latinos Support Marriage Equality

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WATCH Obama Gets Big Applause on The Daily Show for Supporting LGBT Rights
October 19 2012 12:26 PM ET

WATCH: Obama Gets Big Applause for LGBT Rights Support

Lucas Grindley

During an interview on The Daily Show on Thursday, President Obama raised his support for LGBT rights as a case for his reelection to the show's young viewers.

Gallaudet Official Featured in Ad By Marriage Equality Opponents
October 19 2012 12:03 PM ET

Gallaudet Official Featured in Ad By Marriage Equality Opponents

Julie Bolcer

"When marriage has been redefined elsewhere, as Question 6 does, people who believe in traditional marriage have been punished," says the commercial.

Catholic Church and NOM Responsible for 60 Percent of Funding to Fight Marriage Equality
October 18 2012 7:05 PM ET

Catholic Church, NOM Responsible for 60% of Funds Fighting Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

A new report from the Human Rights Campaign quantifies the cost of antigay advocacy, as perpetrated by the Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and National Organization for Marriage in the four states considering marriage ballot measures this November.

Arizona Student Paper Apologizes for Violent Homophobic Cartoon
October 18 2012 6:24 PM ET

Arizona Student Paper Apologizes for Violent, Homophobic Cartoon

Sunnivie Brydum

The Daily Wildcat, student paper for the University of Arizona, is under fire for publishing a comic that seems to advocate and joke about killing gay people.

Washington Gay Man Arrested for Harassing Equality Opponent
October 18 2012 4:47 PM ET

Washington Gay Man Arrested for Harassing Equality Opponent

Sunnivie Brydum

A gay man is accused of tearing down a sign opposing Referendum 74, the ballot measure to affirm the state's marriage equality law, and shoving an African-American woman who tried to intervene.

Federal Appeals Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional in Windsor Case
October 18 2012 12:57 PM ET

Federal Court: DOMA Is Unconstitutional in Windsor Case

Julie Bolcer

The Second Circuit in New York is the second federal appeals court to strike down the law and the first to find that discrimination against gay people warrants heightened scrutiny.

Italian Catholic Priest Comes Out as Gay
October 18 2012 12:29 PM ET

Italian Catholic Priest Comes Out as Gay

Sunnivie Brydum

"I am a happily gay priest," Don Mario Bonfanti proclaimed with a Facebook post on International Coming Out Day, October 11.

Bloomberg Starts Super PAC With Eye on Marriage Initiatives
October 18 2012 12:10 PM ET

Bloomberg Starts Super PAC With Eye on Marriage Initiatives

Julie Bolcer

The New York City mayor will spend from $10 million to $15 million on causes including marriage equality and candidates interested in problem solving.

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