Obama Endorses Marriage Equality Three Times
October 25 2012 3:15 PM ET October 25 2012 9:55 PM ET

Obama Endorses Marriage Equality — Three Times

Sunnivie Brydum

President Obama on Thursday endorsed three state ballot measures with the potential to affirm marriage equality.

Maryland Pastor Gays and Their Supporters Deserve Death
October 25 2012 1:21 PM ET

Maryland Pastor: Gays and Their Supporters Deserve Death

Neal Broverman

As Marylanders prepare to go to the polls November 6 to decide the fate of a marriage equality law, a pastor in the state has condemned couples in same-sex marriages to death — and their supporters

Olympian Matt Savoie Marries His Partner
October 24 2012 6:02 PM ET

Olympian Matt Savoie Marries His Partner

Sunnivie Brydum

Matt Savoie, a 2006 Olympian-turned-law-school-graduate and current attorney, married his partner in a ceremony in Massachusetts on October 7.

WATCH Antiequality Ads In Maine Rely On False Victimization Claims
October 24 2012 3:10 PM ET

WATCH: Anti-equality Ads In Maine Rely On False Victimization Claims

Sunnivie Brydum

The National Organization for Marriage has launched an ad campaign in Maine that relies on misleading, false claims of persecution of those who support "traditional marriage."

Northwest NAACP Urges Washingtonians To Support Marriage Equality
October 24 2012 2:44 PM ET

Northwest NAACP Urges Washingtonians To Support Marriage Equality

Neal Broverman

The NAACP chapter representing Washington State, Oregon, and Alaska endorsed Referendum 74, which, if passed by voters next month, would legalize same-sex marriage in Washington.

Photo of Two Women Kissing Before French Protestors Goes Viral
October 24 2012 1:27 PM ET

Photo of Two Women Kissing Before French Protestors Goes Viral

Sunnivie Brydum

Two straight women kissing one another in front of a group of anti-marriage-equality protestors in Marseille, France, went viral after the moment was captured on camera by a French photographer.

Marriage Question Missing from Maryland Absentee Ballots
October 24 2012 12:27 PM ET

Marriage Question Missing from Maryland Absentee Ballots

Julie Bolcer

Some absentee ballots did not include the page with Question 6, but state officials say the number is small.

WATCH: Google Employees in Marriage Equality Video
October 24 2012 10:18 AM ET

WATCH: Google Employees in Marriage Equality Video

Julie Bolcer

“This is going to be the civil rights issue of our generation,” says one Google employee.

NY Farm Owners Turn Away Lesbian Wedding
October 23 2012 3:28 PM ET

N.Y.: Farm Owners Turn Away Lesbian Wedding

Michelle Garcia

A lesbian couple who were told they could not hold their wedding at a farm near their home in Albany, N.Y., have filed a discrimination complaint with a state agency.

New York Court Throws Out Challenge to Marriage Equality Law
October 23 2012 2:09 PM ET

New York Court Throws Out Challenge to Marriage Equality Law

Julie Bolcer

The New York State Court of Appeals declined to hear a challenge to the state's marriage equality law, effectively ending any threat to the measure passed last year.

Bloomberg Directs Half a Million Dollars to Marriage Initiatives
October 23 2012 1:29 PM ET

Bloomberg Directs Half a Million Dollars to Marriage Initiatives

Julie Bolcer

The New York City mayor invested $500,000 in the marriage-related campaigns in Maine, Minnesota, and Washington.

Gay Activist Wants NOM Held in Contempt of Court
October 22 2012 9:03 PM ET

Gay Activist Wants NOM Held in Contempt of Court

Trudy Ring

Former Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger wants the antigay group to release names of donors from the current election cycle.

Iowa Official Arrested Over Invalid Marriage License
October 22 2012 7:30 PM ET

Iowa Official Arrested Over Invalid Marriage License

Trudy Ring

Brigitte Van Nice is accused of selling a Florida gay man a bogus license and telling him he didn't have to come to Iowa to marry his partner.

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