Calif. Congressional Democrats Back Marriage Equality for DNC Platform
July 19 2012 12:54 PM ET

Calif. Congressional Democrats Back Marriage Equality for DNC Platform

Julie Bolcer

The majority of California’s Democratic Congress members announced Thursday that they had signed a letter urging the party’s Platform Drafting Committee to adopt a plank supporting marriage equality at the convention in September.

New Executive Director to Lead Marriage Equality USA
July 18 2012 8:53 AM ET

New Executive Director to Lead Marriage Equality USA

Julie Bolcer

Brian Silva, a leader in the coalition to pass the marriage equality law in New York last year, will take over as executive director of Marriage Equality USA in August.

Texas Judge Denies Wedding Ceremony Space to Lesbian Couple
July 17 2012 4:35 PM ET

Texas Judge Denies Lesbians Their Wedding Ceremony

Michelle Garcia

A town in Texas is dealing with a gay wedding controversy after a local judge denied a lesbian couple the right to have a commitment ceremony in a publicly owned space.

July 17 2012 7:46 AM ET

Scottish Cabinet to Discuss Marriage Equality

   

Jimmie Walker the Former Star of Good Times Is No Friend of Gay Marriage
July 16 2012 1:14 PM ET

Good Times' Jimmie Walker Blasts Marriage Equality

Neal Broverman

CNN caught up with 1970s TV star Jimmie Walker, who feels very strongly about same-sex marriage.

Supreme Court Asked to Hear DOMA Challenge in Windsor Case
July 16 2012 12:31 PM ET

Supreme Court Asked to Hear DOMA Challenge in Windsor Case

Julie Bolcer

The ACLU filed a petition Monday asking the Supreme Court to hear a challenge against the Defense of Marriage Act brought by an 83-year-old widow in New York.

Gay Priest Speaks Against Minnesota Marriage Amendment
July 16 2012 8:40 AM ET

WATCH: Gay Priest Speaks Against Minnesota Marriage Amendment

Julie Bolcer

Father Bob Pierson told Catholics in Minnesota that the freedom of conscience principle allows them to vote against the amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in the state constitution.

Thomson Reuters Becomes Latest Big Minnesota Employer to Side Against Ballot Campaign
July 14 2012 10:28 AM ET

Another Big Minnesota Employer Sides Against Ballot Campaign

Lucas Grindley

Another of Minnesota's Fortune 500 companies and one of the world's largest news providers, Thomson Reuters, sided against a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in the state.

Museum in Trouble for Denying Request from Lesbian Couple to Get Married There
July 13 2012 7:23 PM ET

Lesbians Can't Get Married Here, Museum Says

Lauren Jow

Ceara Sturgis and her partner, Emily, found the perfect venue for their commitment ceremony: Masonic Hall at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.

GOP Congresswoman Is First in House from Her Party to Support Marriage Equality
July 13 2012 4:54 PM ET

A First: GOP Congresswoman Supports Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has verified her support for marriage equality to the Washington Blade, making her the first Republican member of the House to do so.

Lesbian couple sues to stop deportation of same-sex spouses
July 13 2012 1:12 PM ET

Lesbian Couple Sues to Stop Deportation

Lauren Jow

A lesbian couple from California filed a class-action federal lawsuit on Thursday to stop the deportation of same-sex spouses, according to the

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