Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

OUTBermuda and Allies Fight for Marriage Equality

International
While marriage equality is just one issue facing the LGBTQ+ community, OUTBermuda believes it is well positioned to provide a legal voice on a topic that has recently been handled like a political football in Bermuda. ...
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The Circus Didn’t Close in May 2017 – It Just Moved to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Politics
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team are moving toward the Oval Office like a speeding freight train. Almost every day brings new revelations of financial misdoings and secret meetings with Russians by people within the Trump circle, now pushing into the inner circle. ...
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Redux: India’s Highest Court Could Reverse Gay Ban

Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International
India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Longtime LGBTQ Advocate Masen Davis to Serve as New Freedom for All Americans CEO

Masen Davis
National
The Freedom for All Americans (FFAA) and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund (FFAA EF) Boards of Directors have selected Masen Davis to serve as the organization’s new CEO. ...
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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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Gallup: 10.2% of U.S. LGBT Adults Now Married to Same-Sex Spouse

National
Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not prohibit same-sex marriages, 10.2% of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse. ...
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Brief Filed Against Oregon Judge Who Refused to Marry Same-Sex Couples

National
Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday with the Oregon Supreme Court arguing that it was unlawful for Judge Vance D. Day to devise a scheme to avoid marrying same-sex couples. ...
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HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines Respond to Anti-Gay Attacks

Chip and Joanna Gaines/HGTV
Entertainment
HGTV hosts Chip and wife Joanna Gaines are under the microscope claiming that the church the couples goes to is against same-sex marriage. ...
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Utah Public Schools Challenged in Historic LGBT Rights Lawsuit

National
The lawsuit alleges that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people. ...
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Biden Marries Gay White House Staffers in First Officiant Duties

Vice President Joe Biden officiates his first wedding - a same-sex wedding/Twitter
Politics
On Monday, Aug. 1, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden officiated his first wedding, a same-sex wedding, to longtime White House staffers. ...
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