Marriage Equality USA

Marriage Equality USA

Just Published: ‘The People’s Victory: Stories from the Front Lines in the Fight for Marriage Equality’

National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Shane Co., Zales Engage Same-Sex Couples

Lesbian Wedding/theknot.com
National
Love won and now mainstream jewelers Shane Co. and Zales are eyeing to attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. ...
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Gays Against Guns Group Forms, Hundreds to March in New York Pride Parade

Gays Against Guns
National
About 150 people showed up for GAG’s first organizational meeting at the LGBT Community Center on Friday. ...
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Marriage Equality USA Celebrates 20 Years, Announces Transition Plans

National
MEUSA will conclude independent operations this spring after accomplishing their mission of marriage equality in all 50 states and at the federal level. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Marriage Cases, Statements

Marriage Equality USA Executive Director Brian Silva speaking at Unite for Marriage rally outside United States Supreme Court, April 28, 2015, Photo: Juan Carlos Feranandez.
Top News National
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday heard oral arguments in the six cases out of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals known as Obergefell v. Hodges. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Marriage Nationwide

Top News Politics National
Briefing in the marriage equality cases will take place over the next few months, with a hearing likely in April and a decision by the end of June 2015. ...
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Remembering Nyk & Mateo’s Marriage for ‘All the Days’

Marriage Equality USA
Top News Editorial National
At that time, marriage between two men wasn’t legal in North Carolina, a Southern state with both liberal and conservative traditions. ...
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Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Montana

Montana rules in the favor of the freedom to marry
Top News Politics
Referencing family values, the divorce rate and procreation, Judge Brian Morris issued a ruling in favor of the freedom to marry Wednesday in Montana. ...
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Service and Sacrifice: Extremities of the Former Ban on LGBT Military Service Members

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer at Seattle City Hall/Photo: Steph Brusig, The Seattle Lesbian
Top News Politics
Col. Patsy Thompson rose through the ranks before DADT when “Homosexuality is incompatible with military service” was the long-standing policy. ...
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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Top News Politics
Ted Olson is perhaps best recognized in cultural media for arguing Bush v. Gore and the challenge to California's marriage ban - Proposition 8. ...
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