GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as marriage equality supporters (and opponents) are rallying, and as the United States Supreme Court continues to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA.
Today, the Supreme Court opens two days of oral arguments on whether the right to marriage extends to same-sex couples. Both cases—one on California’s Prop 8, the other on the federal Defense of Marriage Act—are being closely watched.
Justice Scalia lays a gay marriage trap for Ted Olson. There was a silly fertility joke about Strom Thurmond, but Scalia Watchers hoping to see the famously acid-tongued justice in action were out of luck Tuesday.
The gay-marriage fight, which this week reaches a major milestone with the Supreme Court hearing arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage prohibitions, may seem like your classic 21st century culture war battle.
At greater rates than older generations, young Catholics have distanced themselves from the Vatican's anti-LGBT rights stance, including electing openly gay student leaders. Nate Tisa became the first gay president of Georgetown University Student Association (GSA) on March 17.