PHOTOS: Thousands Rally for Marriage Equality in France
December 16 2012 12:13 PM ET

PHOTOS: Thousands Rally for Marriage Equality in France

Advocate.com Editors

Thousands took the streets of Paris on Sunday near the Place de la Bastille to rally for marriage equality and for laws that allow same-sex couples to adopt — both of which are being considered by lawmakers.

December 15 2012 10:32 AM ET

PHOTO: A Times Square Wedding Moment

Marriage Ban in Indiana Faces Political Head Winds
December 14 2012 4:40 PM ET

Marriage Ban in Indiana Faces Political Headwind

Lucas Grindley

The politics of marriage equality in Indiana are hard to read lately.

Illinois Lawmakers Plan to Bring Marriage Bill for a Vote
December 14 2012 12:28 PM ET

Illinois Lawmakers Plan to Bring Marriage Bill for a Vote

Julie Bolcer

Senator Heather Steans and Representative Greg Harris plan to push the legislation before the current session ends early next month.

Atlanta Mayor Comes Out For Marriage Equality
December 13 2012 8:33 PM ET

Atlanta Mayor Comes Out For Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Kasim Reed, the Democratic mayor of Atlanta, voiced his support for marriage equality on Tuesday, reports the

Poll Discovers How Marriage Won In Washington
December 13 2012 7:12 PM ET

Poll Discovers How Marriage Won In Washington

Sunnivie Brydum

Equality advocates in Washington were successful in reframing the discussion about same-sex marriage from one of "rights" to one of "commitment" and "values," according to a new poll from centrist think tank Third Way.

Uruguay House Approves Marriage Equality
December 12 2012 7:52 PM ET

Uruguay House Approves Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

After passing the lower house of Congress 81-18, the marriage equality now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to pass, and then to President José Mujica, who has expressed his support.

New Jersey Leaders Repeat Opposition to Marriage Referendum
December 12 2012 7:42 PM ET

New Jersey Leaders Repeat Opposition to Marriage Referendum

Julie Bolcer

The state Senate president and LGBT advocacy groups reaffirmed their opposition after an openly gay assemblyman introduced a measure to allow voters to decide the issue.

Dan Savage Makes Terry Miller An Honest Man
December 12 2012 6:17 PM ET

PHOTO: Dan Savage Makes Terry Miller An Honest Man

Sunnivie Brydum

The founder of the It Gets Better Project married his longtime partner in Seattle on Sunday, the first day same-sex couples could marry after voters legalized marriage equality in November.

Will Obama Weigh In On Marriage Cases?
December 12 2012 3:18 PM ET

Will Obama Weigh In On Marriage Cases?

Julie Bolcer

Pressure is already mounting on the administration to file briefs in the Proposition 8 and DOMA cases before the Supreme Court.

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