Some 56% of likely voters support marriage equality in advance of an anticipated push in the upcoming legislative session.
More than 25,000 transgender people could be denied the right to vote in November, thanks to a spate of voter ID laws across the country. The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched a public awareness campaign called Voting While Trans to combat the voter-suppression efforts.
Two new video ads highlight support for marriage equality within faith communities.
The antigay group had been trying to hide who supplied it with money to support a marriage ban in Maine in 2009 and continues to do the same elsewhere.
Voters favor the new marriage equality law by 49% to 39%, with more than half of African-American voters in favor, but those numbers could change when opponents launch their anticipated media campaign.