Supreme Court

June 28, 2013

Guarantee the freedom to vote! More groups speak out against Supreme Court Voting Rights Act decision

Earlier this week the Supreme Court ruled against a central piece of the Voting Rights Act. In addition to GLAAD, ColorOfChange.org, the NAACP, National Council of La Raza, the Mexican American Legal and Education Defense Fund, and Southerners on New Ground have all spoken out against the Supreme Court and their decision.
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GLAAD Acting President motivates NYC marriage rally

GLAAD's Acting President, Dave Montez, addressed the New York marriage rally, cheering these victories, but also pointing to the remaining work to be done. In case you missed it, here are his comments.

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June 26, 2013

Following SCOTUS decisions, Celebs and Prop 8 plaintiffs announce engagements!

Proposition 8 plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo got engaged (Paul popped the question) shortly after the Supre

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June 26, 2013

Beekman Boys to marry after DOMA, Prop 8 decisions; Nikki and Jill from Real L Word speak out about decisions

Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge after Court rulings; Nikki Weiss-Goldstein and Jill Goldstein speak out about the importance of the Court's rulings.

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People of faith give thanks for marriage via Twitter during #SCOTUSWorship

Today we celebrate the landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that ruled the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional. Today at 1:30 EST, The Religious Institute on SCOTUS Marriage Decisions will be holding a worldwide Twitter worship on today's SCOTUS decisions.

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TAKE ACTION: Find a Decision Day rally near YOU!

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to rule on DOMA and Prop 8 by the end of June. We've waited for years for this historic landmark decision from SCOTUS. It could come any day now, and we will want to be gathered as a community.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down DOMA and returns marriage to California

In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court today struck down the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' or DOMA, a law that prohibited the federal government from recognizing legally married same-sex couples, and rejected an appeal that would have protected California's anti-gay Proposition 8 or Prop. 8, a statewide ban on marriage equality.

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GLAAD Speaks Out About Civil Unions, DOMA, and the Missouri Couple Denied Hospital Visitation

Yesterday, the news broke that Roger Gorley was arrested while trying to remain at the bedside of his partner, Allen, in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Their story calls much-needed attention to the unequal treatment of gay and lesbian couples, even when they have put legal safeguards in place.

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Roman Catholic hierarchy takes to internet to attack LGBT people and those who love them

While the US Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on the discriminatory 'Defense of Marriage Act' and California's Proposition 8, millions of people turned social media red in support of marriage equality. Two leaders in the Roman Catholic Church took to the internet to make harmful attacks on LGBT people and their supporters.

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