Gay Binational Marriage Rights Pioneer Richard Adams Dies
December 19 2012 6:50 PM ET

Gay Binational Marriage Rights Pioneer Dies

Michelle Garcia

Richard Adams, a gay rights pioneer and one half of the first couple to file a marriage equality lawsuit against the federal government, died Monday morning.

PHOTOS: A Wedding for History-Maker Margaret Witt
December 18 2012 3:30 PM ET

PHOTOS: A Wedding for a History-Maker

Advocate.com Editors

Retired Air Force Maj. Margaret Witt, a prominent voice in the fight to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," married her partner on Saturday in Spokane, Wash.

LGBT Leaders Urge House Republicans to Drop $2 Million DOMA Defense
December 18 2012 1:38 PM ET

Republicans Urged to Drop $2 Million DOMA Defense

Julie Bolcer

Speaker Boehner and his colleagues are asked to “end your taxpayer-funded contract for outside legal services defending discrimination.”

WATCH Meet The Marine Who Proposed to His Boyfriend At The White House
December 18 2012 1:01 PM ET

WATCH: Meet The Marine Who Proposed at The White House

Sunnivie Brydum

Marine Captain Matthew Phelps proposed to his partner, Ben Shock, at the White House on

Rhode Island Senate Leader Commits to Marriage Vote
December 18 2012 11:26 AM ET

Rhode Island Senate Leader Commits to Marriage Vote

Julie Bolcer

Rhode Island may soon cease to be the only state in New England without a marriage equality law now that Senate President M.

The White House Gets A Same Sex Marriage Proposal
December 17 2012 2:52 PM ET

The White House Gets A Same-Sex Marriage Proposal

Christopher Harrity

A big proposal took place this weekend at Barack and Michelle's house.

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.

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