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Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Spousal Benefits

Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Spousal Benefits

The couple lived in Texas, which refuses to recognize their marriage. Social Security is denying Kathy survivor’s benefits earned by Sara.

Washington State Mock Election Prepares for 10th Year

The first Mock Election was held in 2004, with 1,552 students participating. About 20,000 students are expected to vote in this year’s Mock Election.

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Case Dismissed: Puerto Rico Will Not End Marriage Ban

The United States District Court of Puerto Rico issued a ruling dismissing a lawsuit seeking to end the ban on marriage for same-sex couples in Puerto Rico.

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Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Seven New States with Same-Sex Marriage

AG Eric Holder announced that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in the states affected by the Supreme Court’s recent decision.

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Arizona Becomes 31st State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

A blizzard of rulings over the past two weeks have increased by nearly 60 percent the number of states where same-sex couples can marry or be recognized.

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Murray, Senators to Obama: It’s Time to Appoint Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

While the rights of the LGBT community have been supported and in the U.S., more than 80 nations around the world have laws that criminalize homosexuality.

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Huckabee: Republicans Should ‘Grow a Spine,’ Opposes Roe v. Wade, Courts

Huckabee also told the American Family Association’s radio show that he will leave the Republican party if they don’t start fighting against gay marriage.

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Virginia Captures Two Flags: Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption Rights

Last week was a big week for equality in Virginia. With same-sex being legalized, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that same-sex adoption will also be legal.

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Anti-Gay Statewide Political Bus Tour Passes Through Iowa

At Monday’s stop, the Family Leader attacked marriage and the courts, saying “courts don’t get to make the law” in regard to marriage.

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Alaska’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Overturned, 30 States Now Legal

With Sunday’s marriage ruling in Alaska, 30 states plus the District of Columbia now guarantee marriage equality for same-sex couples.

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