Marriage Equality

March 19, 2013

Evangelical Leader Rob Bell Supports Marriage Equality

Evangelical leader Rob Bell speaks out in support of marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples.

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LGBT Religion News Summary: New Pope, Marriage Equality Advances, and LGBT Religious Gatherings

GLAAD's LGBT Religion News Summary brings you all the reactions to the Pope Francis, with some US marriage equality and religious freedom thrown in for good measure.

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Hillary Clinton Joins Americans for Marriage Equality

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today joined the chorus of Americans calling for marriage equality for all as a part of the Americans for Marriage Equality series, a public engagement campaign featuring prominent Americans who support committed gay and lesbian couples getting married.
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Republican Senator Embraces His Son...and Marriage Equality

Republican Ohio Senator, Rob Portman, has done a complete 180 on marriage equality. While he once supported the discriminatory 'Defense of Marriage Act' and a federal marriage amendment, he has now come out in support of marriage equality. What made him change? His son.
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March 13, 2013

Colorado Passes Civil Union Legislation for Gay and Lesbian Couples

Colorado passes legislation to legalize civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.

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How DOMA Hurts the Military

On March 26 the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA). DOMA unfairly denies federal protections—like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, health insurance and retirement savings—to committed same-sex couples who are legally married in their own states. But as Outserve - SLDN Executive Director, Allyson Robinson, explained, the harms of DOMA also reach military members and their families.

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Thousands are United for Marriage in advance of Supreme Court Hearings on DOMA and Prop 8

In just two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases about the freedom to marry. On March 26 & 27, thousands of people will gather in Washington, DC, for a rally outside of the Supreme Court at 8:30am. You can be one of them!

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Catholic support for marriage equality higher than the national average

The average Catholic supports marriage equality more than the average American. That's the story from a recent Quinnipiac poll that showed 54% of Catholics support marriage equality, which is higher than the national average of 47%.

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March 21, 2013

An Open Letter to Lesbian and Gay Couples Who Want to Get Married

Finding love is hard. Celebrating it shouldn't be. Read about ways that other couples have struggled to bring together the details of their big days, and learn how you can get involved in the rally for marriage equality.

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Analysis of Poll Data Shows Support for Marriage Equality Expanding, Diversifying

A new report has been released by Freedom to Marry based on an analysis of national polling data that suggests a majority of voters across a wide range of demographics support marriage equality.

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