Third Republican House Member Supports DOMA Repeal
December 27 2012 11:53 AM ET March 13 2014 2:56 PM ET

Third GOP House Member Supports DOMA Repeal

Julie Bolcer

Rep. Charles Bass of New Hampshire signed on to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, becoming the second Republican House member to express support within the past week.

WATCH Chelsea Clinton Grills Rick Warren on Marriage Equality
December 22 2012 3:30 PM ET

WATCH: Chelsea Clinton Grills Rick Warren on Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

On Friday's episode of Rock Center with Brian Williams on NBC, Chelsea Clinton sat down with

Republican Congressman Supports DOMA Repeal
December 21 2012 5:20 PM ET

Republican Congressman Supports DOMA Repeal

Julie Bolcer

Rep. Richard Hanna of New York becomes only the second Republican lawmaker to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act. Will other Republicans follow suit?

Iowa Lesbian Couple Win Fight Over Death Certificate for Child
December 21 2012 12:04 AM ET

Iowa Lesbian Couple Win Fight Over Child's Death Certificate

Trudy Ring

The two women sued after one's name was omitted from their stillborn son's death certificate, and a judge has ruled that both should be listed.

Gay Aussie Politician Weds Partner in Spain
December 20 2012 9:50 PM ET

Gay Aussie Politician Weds Partner in Spain

Trudy Ring

Ian Hunter is believed to be the first sitting Australian official to marry a same-sex partner.

Newt Gingrich Accepts Marriage Equality as Inevitable
December 20 2012 4:13 PM ET

Newt Gingrich: Marriage Equality Inevitable, OK

Trudy Ring

It's a surprising turnabout for the former House speaker, who just this year said same-sex marriage was a "pagan" concept and a "violation of our civilization."

This Couple Say They Are in Involuntary Exile
December 20 2012 6:00 AM ET

Involuntary Exile: What Binational Couples Still Face

Sunnivie Brydum

The Defense of Marriage Act prohibits LGBT Americans from sponsoring their foreign-born partners for residency, forcing many to live worlds apart or even abandon their homeland for a chance to be with the person they love.

Marriage Opponents in Washington Take On Surrogacy
December 19 2012 7:58 PM ET

Washington: Marriage Opponents Take On Surrogacy

Michelle Garcia

Opponents to gay marriage in Washington state are launching another fight; this time to tamp down on gay couples' ability to have children.

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

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