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Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is getting much media attention for a letter to parishioners in which he condemns civil marriage equality for same-gender couples in the state of Illinois. But there's another element to this story that deserves the same amount of media attention.
Equality made historic strides in 2012, and GLAAD was there every step of the way.
The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that President Barrack Obama has released a statement in support of marriage equality in Illinois, his home state.
At midnight last night, Maine became the 8th state to enact marriage equality. Portland City Hall was open from midnight to 3:00 AM to marry the first couples. Several couples received marriage licenses, and a handful of couples were married on the spot.
There is a double New Year celebration brewing in Maryland, as that state will begin granting marriage licenses to all couples starting on January 1.
All Maine couples will be able to apply for marriage licenses and get married on Saturday, December 29. Mainers can find out how individual cities are preparing for Saturday.
Laurie Higgins is an extremely vehement opponent of LGBT rights. But how did The New York Times cite the IFI and Laurie in a Christmas weekend article covering the fight for marriage equality in Illinois? See for yourself.
2012 witnessed religious people and organizations at the forefront of LGBT advancement. By the end of the year, we saw several religious leaders stepping out and speaking up. The support came from some pretty surprising places.
Good Morning America's Sam Champion said 'I do' to partner Rubem Robierb today, ABC reports.
Richard Adams, one half of the first gay couple to file a marriage equality lawsuit against the federal government, died on Monday at age 65.