Brazil: Gay Dad Awarded Same Parental Leave Rights as Mothers
August 31 2012 6:30 PM ET

Brazil: Gay Dad Awarded Same Parental Leave Rights as Mothers

Michelle Garcia

A gay dad gets the same rights as a biological mother when it comes to parental work leave.

Boxer Dumps Endorsement for Sen. Brown Over Marriage Equality
August 31 2012 4:52 PM ET

Boxer Micky Ward Fights for Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

Boxer Micky Ward, famously portrayed in 2010 by Mark Wahlberg in The Fighter, said he cannot support the reelection of U.S.

Koch Brother Supports Marriage Equality
August 30 2012 8:56 PM ET

Shocker: David Koch Supports Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Although David Koch and his brother Charles are spending millions to elect Republican candidates, David has a significant difference with the party.

New Zealand One Step Closer to Marriage Equality
August 30 2012 5:41 PM ET

New Zealand One Step Closer to Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

The New Zealand Parliament favored marriage equality 80-40 in an initial vote on legislation penned by lesbian MP Louisa Wall.

New Zealand Parliament Considers Adoption by Gays
August 30 2012 12:00 PM ET

New Zealand Parliament Considers Adoption by Gays

Sunnivie Brydum

One day after a marriage equality bill passed its first procedural hurdle, the New Zealand Parliament is set to consider a bill legalizing adoption by gay couples.

Marriage Equality Bill Advances in Tasmania
August 30 2012 11:39 AM ET

Marriage Equality Bill Advances in Tasmania

Julie Bolcer

The lower house of Parliament passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, which now moves to the upper chamber.

Guess Which Republican Senator Says He No Longer Supports an Amendment to Ban Marriage Equality
August 29 2012 3:10 PM ET

Has Marriage Ban Lost a GOP Senator's Support?

Lucas Grindley

Republican senator Orrin Hatch voted in 2006 for a federal constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

Gay Conservatives to Tony Perkins: We Agree, Sort Of
August 29 2012 10:43 AM ET

Gay Conservatives to Tony Perkins: We Agree, Sort Of

Julie Bolcer

A full-page ad running in The Tampa Tribune says that marriage is a conservative value, and that’s exactly why it should be available to same-sex couples.

Marylanders for Marriage Equality to Raise Money in New York City
August 28 2012 2:21 PM ET

Marylanders for Marriage Equality to Raise Money in New York City

Julie Bolcer

Christine Quinn and Thomas Roberts have joined the high-profile host committee for next month’s event showcasing the connections between Maryland and New York.

Wash. Marriage Campaign Reserves $5 Million for TV
August 28 2012 10:58 AM ET

Ad Wars Begin: Wash. Marriage Campaign Pays Millions for TV

Julie Bolcer

The group working to uphold the state’s marriage equality law is planning a post-Labor Day advertising blitz.The group working to uphold the state’s marriage equality law is planning a post-Labor Day advertising blitz.

British Group Claims Marriage Equality Will Lead to More Abortions
August 27 2012 3:42 PM ET

U.K. Group: Marriage Equality Will Mean More Abortions

Trudy Ring

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children claims a 'redefinition' of marriage will lead to fewer people marrying and hence more choosing abortion.

Baltimore Sun Says Antigay Forces Lying to Maryland Public
August 27 2012 1:54 PM ET

Baltimore Sun: Antigay Forces Lying to Maryland Public

Neal Broverman

The Baltimore Sun's editorial board excoriated antigay leaders in Maryland who are "resorting to the same playbook of false attacks they have used to great effect in other states.

Public Editor Accuses NYT of “Progressive” Marriage Equality Bias
August 27 2012 12:00 PM ET

Ombudsman Says New York Times Is Biased on Marriage Equality

Julie Bolcer

Arthur Brisbane wrote that the paper of record approaches topics including same-sex marriage "more like causes than news subjects,” a charge the executive editor rejected.

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