South Dakota State Senator Ernie Otten, with lead support from Rep. Steve Hickey, introduced two bills in the South Dakota Legislature attempting to allow clergy, church officials and businesspeople to refuse to take part in the marriages or receptions of loving LGBT couples with the justification that it would protect their religious beliefs.
Indiana and Utah will both host anti-marriage equality rallies. Both programs feature anti-LGBT activists who have said some of the most jaw-dropping things about LGBT people.
GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis speaks to the Hollywood Reporter about the Grammys' same-sex couple weddings
GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about a historic television segment at the 2014 Grammys on Sunday, where Queen Latifah officiated the weddings of 33 couples, both gay and straight, while the hit single, "Same Love," was performed by Macklemore, Mary Lambert and Trombone Shorty.
The Attorney General of Nevada, Catherine Cortez Masto (D), filed a 55-page brief with the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week in which she urged that the state's ban on marriage equality--part of Nevada's constitution--be upheld. In this document, she expressed an interest "to protect and perpetuate traditional marriage," and proceeded to define "what marriage is not."