American Foundation for Equal Rights

American Foundation for Equal Rights

Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank

Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank
The announcement comes on the heels of a unanimous decision to publicly support marriage equality next month at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. ...
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The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform

The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform
The Democratic National Convention will add marriage equality to their platform in 2012. The announcement comes after a unanimous decision Sunday. ...
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Washington United for Marriage Video Contest ‘Why Marriage Matters to Me’

Washington United for Marriage Video Contest ‘Why Marriage Matters to Me’
Winner(s) will receive two, 3-day passes for Bumbershoot and grab bag releases from Sub-Pop Records. ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Poll in Scotland Favors Nationwide Referendum vs. Scottish Parliament

Same-Sex Marriage Poll in Scotland Favors Nationwide Referendum vs. Scottish Parliament
A new poll of more than 1,000 adults across Scotland showed that 50 percent of responders prefer a nationwide referendum vs. the Scottish Parliament on the subject of marriage equality. ...
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Maryland Counties Urged to Recognize Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

Maryland Counties Urged to Recognize Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples
The letter cites the Maryland Court of Appeals' unanimous ruling that out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples are entitled to recognition under Maryland law. ...
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Washington United for Marriage Kicks Off Pride Weekend with Gay Service Member Video

Washington United for Marriage Kicks Off Pride Weekend with Gay Service Member Video
Pablo’s compelling story is third in the series of “Why Marriage Matters” video testimonials that will be released in coming weeks. ...
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BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional
U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that it was unconstitutional to deny same-sex married couples tax, health and pension benefits in states where it is legal for same-sex marriages to be performed. ...
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Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois

Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois
Nearly one year after the civil union law took effect, Lambda Legal filed papers in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division on behalf of 16 same-sex couples and their children seeking the freedom to marry. ...
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Harvey Milk’s Nephew Announces Obama Pride 2012

Harvey Milk’s Nephew Announces Obama Pride 2012
Stuart Milk, nephew of Harvey Milk, sent an email to The Seattle Lesbian office today announcing the launch of Obama Pride. ...
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Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference

Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference
WCF and Christian Concern's "One Man, One Woman: Making The Case for Marriage" Conference is scheduled for May 23 at the Law Society in London. ...
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