A four-year legal battle to extend the right of marriage to same-sex couples no matter where they live gets its moment before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in historic oral arguments difficult to imagine even a decade ago.
Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?
On Sunday, March 24, the LGBT community gathered on the west steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a candlelight vigil in support of marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples and families told their personal stories of love and commitment as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear testimonies in the 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and Proposition 8 cases this week.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear testimony in the Proposition 8 and DOMA cases later this week, rallies are being held in all 50 states. GLAAD worked more than thirty other to produce a march and rally for marriage equality in New York City.
Starting this weekend, thousands will gather in Washington DC and at more than 150 events in every state around the country to show support for marriage equality. These vigils, marches and rallies will demonstrate that the country is ready for marriage equality.
A former mining community in rural southern Arizona that has shifted over the years into an artists’ haven and tourist destination is poised to become the first city in this conservative state to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples.
The Delaware chapter of the NAACP has added its endorsement to an effort to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, in line with similar support for the issue expressed by the civil rights group’s national leadership.