As LGBT activists discuss how and when to restore the freedom to marry in California, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lorri Jean says all eyes need to be on marriage in Maine.
2010? 2012? Despite a weekend summit that brought together more than 150 marriage equality activists, consensus over the timing of an attempt to repeal California's Proposition 8 at the voting booth remains elusive.
A crop of inclusive Republicans like N.Y. assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava are challenging formerly predictable trends about which party presents pro-LGBT candidates.
Last week, political strategist Chad Griffin said a move by three LGBT groups to intervene in his group's efforts to overturn Prop. 8 at the federal level would "undermine" the case. Now the leader of one of those groups says the accusation is "baffling."