Marriage Equality

New Jersey is poised to welcome marriage equality

Today, Judge Mary Jacobson of the Mercer County Superior Court in New Jersey ruled that starting October 21, same-sex couples in the state can legally marry.

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George H.W. Bush is a witness at a gay couple's wedding

In what is surely a sign of an increasingly tolerant society, George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, was an official witness at a wedding for a same-sex couple in Kennebunkport, Maine last Saturday.

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September 16, 2013

Biden stands by his support for marriage equality

Vice President Joe Biden doubles down his support for marriage equality at an Iowa political fundraiser.

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September 4, 2013

Snapshots: Transgender representation, Olympics, federal tax recognition

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Cardinal George as Commentator

When a faith leader like Chicago's Cardinal George explicitly says that he is speaking more as a "rational thinker" than as a faith leader (“This is first of all a rational issue before it’s a faith issue"), one has to wonder where he falls on the scale of punditry

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Jim Daly: Failure to subscribe to our talking points = media bias

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly is among the voices trying to drum up outrage over the New Mexico photographer who, according to her state Supreme Court, must serve LGBT customers in a way that doesn't fly in the face of her state's nondiscrimination laws. To bouy his claims, Daly is relying on a popular place of attack for folks who operate from his point of view: the mainstream media.

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Breaking: Married same-sex couples to be recognized for federal tax purposes

The US Treasury Department announced that legal marriages of same-sex couples will be recognized for all federal tax purposes. Same-sex couples will be considered married for all federal tax implications, including filing, exemptions, dependents, and employee benefits.

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TAKE ACTION: Read this touching wedding description, then share your own

As marriage equality grows, descriptions of couples, weddings, and marriages will also continue to expand. See one example of a wedding description, and then share your own.

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August 27, 2013

Judge allows New Mexico counties to issue marriages to all couples

Bernalillo county now joins's Doña Ana and Santa Fe counties in issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples thanks to a ruling by New Mexico Judge, Alan Malott.

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August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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