June 25 2012 11:33 AM ET

Progress on Gay Rights in Maryland County

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Former Prop 8 Backer Takes Hits From Both Sides
June 24 2012 12:11 PM ET

Former Prop. 8 Backer Takes Hits From Both Sides

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Maggie Gallagher says "I wish you well, old friend" to the man who once testified in favor of Prop. 8 but announced last week that he support same-sex marriage.

Largest Latino Group Backs Marriage Equality
June 23 2012 2:43 PM ET

Largest Latino Group Backs Marriage Equality

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Just days after LGBT groups joined activist groups of color to protest laws that penalize immigrants and people of color, the country’s largest Latino civil rights organization unanimously passed a

Leading Right Wing Prop 8 Proponent Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality
June 22 2012 2:18 PM ET

Leading Right-Wing Prop. 8 Proponent Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Chalk up one for marriage equality.

Mary Cheney Marries Her Longtime Partner in DC
June 22 2012 1:53 PM ET

Mary Cheney Marries Her Longtime Partner in D.C.

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The couple were married 20 years after their first date.

Survey Finds Americans Remain Divided on Marriage Equality
June 22 2012 10:21 AM ET

Survey Finds Americans Remain Divided on Marriage Equality

Julie Bolcer

President Obama’s support for marriage equality did little to move overall public opinion on the issue, but the endorsement did animate his core backers and opponents, according to a new survey.

Couple Told Changing Their Last Names Not OK If They're Gay-Married
June 21 2012 8:21 PM ET

Couple Told Changing Their Last Names Not OK If They're Gay-Married

Lucas Grindley

When Stephen Hill and Joshua Snyder went to the courthouse to officially hyphenate their last names together, they ended up pulled aside in a room with the magistrate.

Space Needle Refuses to Fly Its Gay Flag
June 21 2012 7:12 PM ET

Space Needle Refuses to Fly Its Gay Flag

Lucas Grindley

The operators of Seattle's iconic Space Needle say this is the year they stop flying a rainbow flag in honor of LGBT pride.

Proponents Warn That Ballot Wording Oversimplifies Marriage Equality
June 21 2012 5:46 PM ET

Ballot Wording Oversimplifies Marriage Equality, Proponents Warn

Lucas Grindley

The exact wording of the question proposed to Maine voters come November is pretty straightforward — "Do you want to allow same-sex couples to marry?" — but that's the problem, according to marriag

Still Unclear in Illinois on Who Is Going to Stop Gay Couples from Marrying
June 21 2012 2:03 PM ET

Still Unclear in Illinois on Who Will Stop Gay Couples from Marrying

Lucas Grindley

Still Unclear in Illinois on Who Will Stop Gay Couples from Marrying

House Republicans Will Ask Supreme Court to Hear DOMA Case
June 21 2012 11:24 AM ET

House GOP Will Ask Supreme Court to Take DOMA Case

Julie Bolcer

The Supreme Court could rule on DOMA within the year if House Republicans defending the law ask justices to consider their appeal, as BLAG has indicated in a new filing.

Rulings Give Binational Couples Reason for Optimism
June 20 2012 10:29 PM ET

Rulings Give Binational Couples Reason for Optimism

Trudy Ring

Groundbreaking rulings by the Board of Immigration Appeals give couples a chance to stay together, perhaps long enough for DOMA to be struck down.

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