From the moment Barack Obama burst onto the political scene, the poet Richard Blanco, a son of Cuban exiles, says he felt “a spiritual connection” with the man who would become the nation’s 44th president.
Washington National Cathedral — the seat of the Episcopal Church, one of the world’s largest cathedrals and the host of the official prayer service for the presidential inauguration later this month — has decided to start hosting same-sex weddings.
For Sean Carlson, the little stories have added up the most. The moment that his mother, Barbara, said she had made "save the date" cards for Sean's upcoming wedding to another gay man, Jamie McGonnigal. The funny story of how Barbara and Jamie first met over a flat tire.
Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice is mourning the loss of her wife, 29-year-old Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Donna Johnson, one of three soldiers killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on October 1. Watch the Military Times interview with Dice.
Law student Michael Corliss thought he was just being a “law nerd” when he chose a passage from the landmark Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court marriage decision for a friend to read at his August wedding ceremony.