Rhode Island House Speaker Promises Marriage Vote
June 30 2012 11:15 AM ET

Rhode Island House Speaker Promises Marriage Vote

Julie Bolcer

Gordon Fox, the speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, said that he would hold a vote on the marriage equality bill next session.

Republicans Appeal DOMA Case to Supreme Court
June 29 2012 8:22 PM ET

Republicans Appeal DOMA Case to Supreme Court

Lucas Grindley

House Republicans have made the pivotal move of appealing a Defense of Marriage case to the Supreme Court.

France to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage in the Next Months
June 29 2012 5:59 PM ET

France to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage in 'the Next Few Months'

Lucas Grindley

The new president of France will legalize same-sex marriage in "the next few months," according to a statement from his office

Jerry Brown Has Advice for Scots on Marriage Equality: Lead
June 29 2012 1:52 PM ET

Jerry Brown's Advice for Scottish Pols on Marriage Equality: Be a Leader

Lucas Grindley

California governor Jerry Brown has some advice for politicians considering whether to get behind marriage equality in efforts brewing overseas: "Our job is not to give brilliant speeches only, but

Minnesota Vikings Star Comes Out for Marriage Equality
June 28 2012 11:22 AM ET

Minnesota Vikings Star Comes Out for Marriage Equality

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Minnesota Vikings hunky punter Chris Kluwe has come out for marriage equality in a big way,

Maryland Group Opposing Marriage Equality Deep in Debt
June 27 2012 8:51 PM ET

Maryland Anti-Marriage Equality Group Deep in Debt

Trudy Ring

The Maryland Marriage Alliance owes $88,000, much of it to a signature-gathering firm owned by a state lawmaker.

Marriage Equality Embrace a Boon to Obama Campaign Funding
June 27 2012 7:43 PM ET

Marriage Equality a Money-maker for Obama's Campaign

Trudy Ring

His campaign saw a three-day spike in fund-raising after his pro-marriage equality announcement, NPR reports.

Colorado Group to Target Lawmakers Who Blocked Civil Unions
June 27 2012 11:15 AM ET

Colorado Group to Target Lawmakers Who Blocked Civil Unions

Julie Bolcer

Fight Back Colorado, a group modeled on the effort that removed anti-equality incumbents in New York, will target lawmakers who blocked civil unions this year.

Poll Finds Obama Turns Off Mich Independents
June 26 2012 10:10 AM ET

Michigan Independents Cold to Obama's Marriage Stance

Julie Bolcer

President Obama’s support for marriage equality may have cost him with a critical segment of independent voters in Michigan, a new poll indicates.

June 25 2012 11:33 AM ET

Progress on Gay Rights in Maryland County

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Former Prop 8 Backer Takes Hits From Both Sides
June 24 2012 12:11 PM ET

Former Prop. 8 Backer Takes Hits From Both Sides

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Maggie Gallagher says "I wish you well, old friend" to the man who once testified in favor of Prop. 8 but announced last week that he support same-sex marriage.

Largest Latino Group Backs Marriage Equality
June 23 2012 2:43 PM ET

Largest Latino Group Backs Marriage Equality

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Just days after LGBT groups joined activist groups of color to protest laws that penalize immigrants and people of color, the country’s largest Latino civil rights organization unanimously passed a

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