Outspoken Youth to Supreme Court: “DOMA Hurts Our Families!”
Xavier Becerra (D-CA) is one of a handful of Congressional Representatives who voted against DOMA in 1996. Before Proposition 8 and DOMA went to the
Many Voices Raised at Supreme Court Rally
This morning, thousands of advocates and families gathered at the steps of the Supreme Court to reflect, celebrate, and raise our voices. As the Justices
Supreme Court: Hear the voices of our children
Yesterday Family Equality Council, along with our partners at GLSEN, COLAGE, Our Family Coalition, the Center on Children and Families and the Child Rights Project
Zach Wahls Talks Media Tour, Boy Scouts of America, and About What Drives Him
via IowaCity.Patch.com It’s been a whirlwind few months (or year and a half, really) for former and future University of Iowa student Zach Wahls, 20.
Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood Supports LGBT Equality
via Back2Stonewall.com “As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to
Where The States Stand On Marriage Equality
via BostonGlobe.com Jurisdictions that license marriage for same-sex couples: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont States that recognize marriages
What if YOU ran Washington?
What would you do if you ran Washington? Would you fight for the freedom to marry? Would you increase spending on education or do more to
Defense of Marriage Act Beginning To Crack
Today the U.S. District Court for the First Circuit found Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and found that married same-sex
Rhode Islanders Rally for Marriage Equality
“Don’t just get pissed off. Take some action.”—Ken Fish, retired state education official Below is an article posted by The Brown Daily Herald with regards
U.S. Census Now Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages
In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau will be counting and recording the number of same-sex marriages in the United States.This visibility is another way that
The Absurdity of It
The military has the “DADT” (don’t ask, don’t tell) policy and state and federal governments have DOMA amendments and laws (DOMA for the federal government,
Does equality include the right to create a family?
As we all know, it’s presidential season, a time of big TV ads, long debates, town halls in some states and yard signs in others.