In front of the Boca Raton City Council Tuesday night, 17-year-old Tyler Morrison evoked the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for a similar reason he had recalled President Abraham Lincoln's words two months earlier in the same spot.
Growing up in Iowa, Todd Schweikert loved being a Boy Scout, and he even made it through the rigorous process of becoming an elite Eagle Scout. Schweikert wanted his 7-year-old son to have the same positive experience, but he was turned off by the Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay policies.
Thurston County Superior Court Judge Gary Tabor confirmed that he is not making himself available to perform same-sex weddings, due to “philosophical and religious reasons.” “I do not wish to perform same-sex marriages,” Tabor said.
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.