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.

France to Consider Marriage Equality Bill
August 26 2012 2:32 PM ET

France to Consider Marriage Equality Bill

Trudy Ring

The legislation will be introduced in both houses of Parliament in October, the prime minister said Saturday.

WATCH Anglican Bishop Backs Marriage Equality
August 24 2012 7:30 PM ET

WATCH: Anglican Bishop Backs Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Alan Wilson, the bishop of Buckingham, has recorded a video statement of support for marriage equality in the U.K.

Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court Not to Hear Prop. 8
August 24 2012 6:54 PM ET

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court to Restore California Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

The legal journey of Proposition 8 may be coming to a close, depending on if the case is accepted by the nation's highest court.

Lesbian Couple Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Against Vermont Inn
August 24 2012 5:55 PM ET

Lesbian Couple's Suit Against Vermont Inn Settled

Nazly Siadate

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a lesbian couple and a business that declined to host their wedding reception.

Democratic Congressional Hopeful in Pa. Backs Marriage Equality
August 24 2012 5:28 PM ET

Democratic Congressional Hopeful in Pa. Backs Marriage Equality

Julie Bolcer

Matt Cartwright, who until now supported civil unions, said his views have changed.

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