In a new video from the DOMA Project, Becky, an American citizen, and Sanne, who was born in the Netherlands, say they want the protections of marriage to help support their daughter, Willow.
Amicus briefs filed by a coalition of religious groups contend that same-sex parents are unfit to raise children, citing outdated and scientifically inaccurate studies.
The gay Democratic activist will run for a House seat representing New York's Hudson Valley.
Rep. Nadler reintroduced the Uniting American Families Act.
The Senate will most likely vote on an LGBT-inclusive Violence Against Women Act this week.