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While reading through the decision, I realized that this was more than just another court finding in support of same-sex couples having access to the equal protections guaranteed by the constitution. It was also a commentary on how that support comes about.
One lesbian Presbyterian is ordained while another is rebuked. And several stories examine the support for marriage equality in Black and Latino faith communities.
The General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission of the Presbyterian Church (USA) today upheld the censure of Rev. Dr. Janie Spahr.
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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.
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.
In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.
GLAAD today applauded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s decision affirming the unconstitutionality of Proposition 8.
In June, Equality Maine and the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) produced videos for their joint website, called Why Marriage Matters Maine, in support of marriage equality. Now, these organizations have a new and exciting opportunity to reach a wider audience than ever before through airing one of the videos as an ad on television.
Washington State Rep. Jim Moeller (D-Vancouver) announced Thursday that he and a group of other Democratic legislators, along with a coalition of LGBT and civil liberties groups, will be advocating for marriage equality in the state next year.