Marriage

"Solidarity & Actions": Exclusive Interview with Young Lesbian Activists in El Salvador Part 1

GLAAD has an exclusive interview with a pair of young lesbian activists in El Salvador. In part one, we learn the history of their country's LGBT rights movement, and some of the massive hurdles their equality advocates have to overcome.

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Rep. Barney Frank marries longtime partner, makes history again

Rep. Barney Frank on Saturday married his longtime partner Jim Ready, and became the first U.S. congressman to marry somebody of the same-sex. About 300 people, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. John Kerry, attended the ceremony in Newton, Mass.

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Facebook adds new timeline icons for married same-sex couples

Facebook has rolled out a new feature providing additional recognition for its users who are married to a person of the same sex. Now these users who have indicated on their Facebook timeline that they are married will be recognized by new same-sex marriage icons, rather than the marriage icon used for straight married couples.
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Recent Polls Show Increase in Support for Marriage Equality

Yesterday, NBC/Wall Street Journal released a poll showing that the majority of Americans say President Obama’s support for marriage equality will not affect their vote. The poll also matches one from ABC News/Washington Post released today. In finding that a majority of Americans believe marriage should be legal for all couples in their states.

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May 15, 2012

Jay-Z Speaks Out in Support of Marriage Equality

In a recent CNN interview, rapper Jay-Z spoke out in favor of President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality for same-sex couples.
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May 14, 2012

NBC's David Gregory Does Not Correct Marriage Misrepresentation

RNC Chair Reince Priebus told David Gregory that Mitt Romney's opposition to marriage equality is "in line with most Americans," despite more than a year of national polling showing the opposite to be true.
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May 11, 2012

MSNBC Holds Perkins Accountable

Last night, MSNBC gave us two examples of how to hold anti-gay activists accountable for their own words, and how to paint a more complete picture of the arguments against marriage equality.

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May 4, 2012

Dr. Earl C. Johnson Joins African-Americans Opposing Amendment One

North Carolinian Rev. Earl Johnson of Martin Street Baptist Church spent a portion of his sermon giving the facts of the proposed amendment and ten quick reasons to vote against the measure.

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