"My Big Gay (Il)legal Wedding" is an initiative that advocates for marriage equality in a unique way that's already gaining national attention.
A federal class action lawsuit was filed today by The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Virginia, Lambda Legal, and the law firm Jenner and Block seeking marriage equality for the citizens of Virginia State.
This past Tuesday, GLAAD urged the public to take action and stand with the Martin Family after Chris Martin's school forced him to wash off his makeup. Since then, the signatures have grown to over 9,000 names. With the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) now taking action against the school system, an effort to make change in schools is being pushed by GLAAD, ACLU, and the Martin Family.
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.