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I am hoping to see LGBTQ Republicans publicly bring to the fore how being anti-LGBTQ in 2015 is a huge political liability for any Republican candidate, especially one seeking the highest office in the land.
As a part of this ruling, couples have the option to go back and amend their last three years tax returns, if they would have received larger tax refunds by filing a joint tax return.
Claim the truth that it is better to "get it right" with God (based on your heartfelt knowledge of what God wants for you), and to "get it wrong" with others, than it is to "get it right" with others and not be able to stand before God with dignity
Freeloading on the military's popularity may be foolproof, but it is also foolish. It may work, but it doesn't make it smart. Every time we turn decisions over to the military and hope it does the right thing, we waste some of the critical capital of civilian control.
In some cases, immigration judges held off deporting a foreign spouse. In others, couples tried to get green cards, were
My devotion to my Faith and its teachings about marriage does not mean I have the right to make anyone else's faith or marriage illegal. And it doesn't mean I should be unkind, rude, or unloving toward anyone, whether my theology agrees with their lifestyle or not.
As the movement for equality gains traction and momentum, can we expect to see fewer public displays of opposition to gay rights?
I read a lot of court cases, from the technical and obscure to the epic and revolutionary. Rarely do I sit down to read a case that I know will, upon its publication, change my life dramatically. Wednesday, I had that experience.
The New Yorker celebrated the Supreme Court's historic rulings on gay marriage with one of its most awesome covers of all time. It marked the moment by featuring what many people consider to be one of the most famous gay couples in pop culture: Bert and Ernie.
PHOTO: The magazine wrote that the cover artist, named Jack Hunter, originally submitted the image, unsolicited, to a Tumblr
Emotionally powerful moments are few and far between here on Capitol Hill but, for the second time in as many days, I found myself very moved.
Boehner said he was disappointed in the ruling and that he supports the aim of DOMA, which barred the federal government
AS WE HEAD into the anniversary of our nation’s independence, gay Americans can count two new freedoms — this week, the U.S
Edie Windsor, plaintiff in the Supreme Court case against the federal Defense of Marriage Act, didn't try to contain her
A day after siding with four other conservative justices to overturn a portion of a nearly 50 year old civil rights law that maintained broad bipartisan support, Justice Antonin Scalia lashed out at the Supreme Court for intervening in the gay marriage debate.
The joke goes that gays should be allowed to marry so that they can be as miserable as everyone else. The real joke is that gays already know what it's like to be as miserable as everyone else; it's just taken this long for almost everyone else to realize that they are no different.
Once the euphoria of the decisions had died down, Linh Hoang, 30, encapsulated the feeling in Washington. Colorful, clever
Boschee noted, however, that the ruling can open the door for the creation of such a group. "States like North Dakota can
The main issues are threefold. Increased government payouts of spousal benefits to public employees and Social Security beneficiaries
In a string of tweets sent after the Supreme Court's rulings were announced, Phelps-Roper reiterated past claims that same