Marco Rubio Claims Social Conservatives Are Being Silenced
November 19 2012 6:30 PM ET

Marco Rubio: Social Conservatives Are Being 'Silenced'

Lucas Grindley

Florida senator Marco Rubio is getting a fresh look by Republicans searching for their next big thing, and he uses the spotlight in an interview with GQ to condemn same-sex marriage.

Majority Support Marriage Equality in Michigan
November 19 2012 3:44 PM ET

Majority Support Marriage Equality in Michigan

Neal Broverman

A new study from Michigan State University finds that 56% of the state's diverse residents support marriage equality, a major increase from just two years ago.

Marriage Equality Foes Protest Across France
November 17 2012 3:03 PM ET

Marriage Equality Foes Protest Across France

Sunnivie Brydum

Catholic and right-wing groups opposed to pending marriage equality legislation in France took to the streets in protest Saturday.

Seattle Prepares for Gay Weddings
November 17 2012 8:36 AM ET

Seattle Prepares for Gay Weddings

Sunnivie Brydum

Same-sex couples in Washington can begin marrying on December 6, and state officials in Seattle are anticipating a rush to the altar.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Draws Both Opposition and Support for Marriage Equality Stance
November 16 2012 8:16 PM ET

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Draws Opposition, Support for Marriage Equality Stance

Trudy Ring

Emanuel this week told Chicago media and The Advocate that it's time for Illinois to have marriage equality, prompting a show of homophobia from a right-wing group and support from a Chicago columnist.

WATCH Navy Chaplain Says Voting for Marriage Equality Tantamount to Crucifying Jesus
November 15 2012 8:16 PM ET

WATCH: Navy Chaplain Says Voting for Marriage Equality Is Like Crucifying Jesus

Sunnivie Brydum

Antigay former Navy chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt told cable political news host David Pakman that recent votes for marriage equality would be viewed by God in the same way as votes in biblical times to crucify Jesus Christ.

Catholic Church Directed $2 Million to Fight Marriage Initiatives
November 15 2012 1:25 PM ET

Catholic Church Spent $2 Million to Fight Marriage Initiatives

Julie Bolcer

The Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the National Organization for Marriage provided nearly 65% of the financing for the unsuccessful efforts to defeat marriage equality initiatives in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington State.

Uruguay Congress Considers Marriage Equality
November 15 2012 1:19 PM ET

Uruguay Congress Considers Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Uruguay's congress is considering marriage equality, five years after the country legalized civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.

Meghan McCain Joins Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry
November 15 2012 11:37 AM ET

Meghan McCain Joins Young Conservatives for Freedom to Marry

Julie Bolcer

The daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain joined the leadership committee of the group working to change views within the Republican Party.

Poll Finds LGBT People Are an Ineffective Bogeyman for GOP
November 14 2012 7:50 PM ET

Poll: Gay People Are an Ineffective Bogeyman for GOP

Lucas Grindley

In a new poll, the Human Rights Campaign reinforces the growing conventional wisdom that using LGBT people as a bogeyman is no longer a winning proposition for the Republican Party.

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