same-sex marriage

Maryland Governor Signs Marriage Equality into Law

Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley made history today by signing the state's marriage equality bill into law. Maryland is the eighth state to legally allow marriage for same-sex couples.

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Catholic university stands by professor after marriage to same-sex partner

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, is standing by and supporting a professor after his marriage to his same-sex partner.

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December 9, 2014

Temple in Japan conducts marriages for same-sex couples

The Shunkoin Temple in Kyoto has become the first Zen-Buddhist temple in Japan to officially offer marriages for same-sex couples
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All Access: Freedom To Marry's Marc Solomon talks marriage equality in new book

Claire Pires sat down with Marc Solomon, the National Campaign Director for the organization, Freedom To Marry, to discuss his new book, "Winning Marriage," about the fight for marriage equality.

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Brigham Young University bans marriage equality Hallmark cards from bookstore

After greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriage were stocked on the shelves of the Brigham Young University (BYU) bookstore Tuesday, they were promptly removed.

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Study finds youth's priorities in LGBT movement differ along racial lines

White, African American, and Latino young people have different priorities for the LGBT movement, according to a new report released by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago.

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An eventful few days for Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee

On this Wednesday, August 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will review same-sex marriage cases from each of the four states in its geographic area – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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June 24, 2014

Social Security attempts to incorporate marriage equality. Barriers still exist.

The Social Security Administration has been working towards incorporating marriage equality into Social Security benefits. States that do not recognize same-sex marriage will continue to bar access to many Social Security benefits in some cases.

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Amicus briefs in DOMA/Prop 8 Cases reveal broad coalition in support of marriage

Yesterday was the last day to file amicus briefs for the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on both the so-called 'Defen

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