Marriage Equality

February 15, 2012

American Catholics Support Marriage Equality Despite Church Position

Recent statements and polling data have again demonstrated that the Roman Catholic hierarchy is completely out of tou

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February 14, 2012

African American Pastors Support Marriage Equailty

GLAAD commends the Washington post for profiling Pastor Coates and the important stand he has taken in support of LGBT equality.

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Washington Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill into Law

Today, Washington became the 7th U.S. state (and eighth jurisdiction) to legally allow marriage for same-sex couples as Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the marriage equality bill into law at a statehouse signing ceremony in Olympia.
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GLAAD Applauds Media Coverage of Proposition 8 Ruling

GLAAD looks at the importance of the media telling the stories of people directly impacted by bans on marriage equality, and the impact those stories have on support for equality.
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February 6, 2012

Religious Leaders Support Marriage Equality in Maryland, New Jersey, and Washington

As state legislatures in New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington are moving closer to approving marriage equality legislation, religious voices are speaking out in support of equality.

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Maine Advocates Bringing Marriage Equality to 2012 Ballot

Today, marriage equality advocates in Maine delivered 105,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office in support of placing a Citizens Initiative on the state's 2012 election ballot that would allow same-sex couples to legally marry.

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A Lutheran Bishop Asks Roman Catholics to Support Marriage Equality in Minnesota

Retired Bishop Herbert Chilstrom reminds the Roman Catholic bishops that they have been champions of human rights for American citizens in the past, and calls on them to pause and reflect on their position regarding marriage equality for the people of Minnesota.
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Media Responds to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) was held in Baltimore last week. Many in the media responded to the claims by Catholic leadership that the church's religious freedom needs to be protected because of marriage equality.

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