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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.
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?
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.
GLAAD is joining advocates to call for an end to Smith College's discrimination against trans women applicants.
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.
Two New Mexico couples have filed a lawsuit in Albuquerque’s district court after they applied for and were denied marriage licenses, claiming that the New Mexico marriage statutes and New Mexico Constitution do not bar same-sex couples from marrying, and therefore the State of New Mexico should issue civil marriage licenses to any same-sex couple who applies for one.
#girlslikeus, the hashtag created by trans activist and writer Janet Mock, has reached its one-year anniversary!
Join GLAAD and Google+ on a series of hangouts starting tomorrow to talk about why marriage equality is so important for America.
For apparently the first time ever in the history of the U.S. House, a gay member of Congress has obtained a congressional ID card identifying his same-sex partner as a spouse.
Issak Wolfe, a transgender Red Lion Area High School senior whose attempt to run for prom king last month was thwarted by school officials, made his first public appearance Saturday since that controversy.
About 500 people have marched through the Cuban capital to the rhythm of conga drums in an early celebration of the international day against homophobia.
An LGBT rights march in the Chilean capital on Saturday drew more than 50,000 people.
For Heather Purser, the first pang came more than a decade ago as she gathered clams on Puget Sound’s Chico Beach, watching her cousin’s new husband assist with the digging. She figured she’d never have a legal spouse to help with the backbreaking work.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, a former Republican U.S. senator who became an independent after he left the Senate in 2006, slammed the GOP on the issues of gay marriage and immigration.
A transgender woman in Hong Kong has won a groundbreaking court appeal allowing her to marry her boyfriend and forcing the government to rewrite the city's marriage laws.
The Minnesota Senate is expected to give final approval on Monday to a bill that would make the state the 12th in the United States to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest.