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House Votes To Renew Violence Against Women Act, Despite GOP Opposition
By Matthew Daly, AP
The bill is headed to the Senate, where it will likely face an uphill battle.
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Bermuda Supreme Court Strikes Law Banning Gay Marriage
The British territory's chief justice declared a new domestic partnership law unconstitutional.
Julianne Moore And Ellen Page Fight For Love In 'Freeheld' Trailer
E. Oliver Whitney
In "Freeheld," directed by Peter Sollett ("Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist") and written by Ron Nyswaner ("Philadelphia
Why Conservatives Should Learn to Love Gay Marriage
Associate Professor, Mercer University School of Law
By refusing marriage to same-sex couples, social conservatives are undermining traditional marriage more than lesbian brides and gay grooms ever could.
What's Law Got to Do With It? A Straight Married Guy's Perspective on Marriage
For a long time I had no interest in and was opposed to getting married. I believed that we didn't need the state to validate our relationship. I already knew its value and our commitment to each other. And then a funny thing happened: I lost my job and needed health insurance.
What I Learned From Being Sort Of Married
Author, pop culture writer, co-founder, SexyFeminist.com
We're unequivocally in favor of marriage equality. But this lower "level" of commitment has been worth something in its own right to us -- not just for the health benefits, but for the ways it helped us see exactly what we wanted from our relationship.
60 Florida Counties That Don't Recognize Domestic Partnerships
In response Florida lawmakers have sponsored a bill to create a statewide domestic partnership registry. In 2007, Janice
Why My Domestic Partnership Just Isn't Enough
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols
Travelers in search of the world's 'Supergays,' blogging at Ou...
I've been calling Jenni my partner now for a year and a half. Somewhere around the time we rented our first UHaul truck, I shifted the label from "girlfriend" to "partner."
LGBT Couples Often Face Additional Financial Hurdles
Sr. Vice President, DraftKings
LGBT couples -- and individuals -- often face significant financial hurdles compared to their heterosexual counterparts.
Domestic Partner Health Insurance Benefits Grow For Heterosexual Couples, Too
In fact, going down the path of offering coverage exclusively to same-sex couples has led to accusations of discrimination
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Gay in America: Left Out of Family Leave
Deputy Director, Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch
If the love of your life had major surgery or a serious illness, you would want to be by their side. You'd want to take time off work without losing your job to give them the care they need. But if you're gay, you have no such right under federal law.
Facebook Adds 'Civil Union,' 'Domestic Partnership' To Relationship Status Options
The Elections You May Not Have Noticed
Christian leader for social change; President and Founder @Soj...
I think as people continue to see so much of politics as usual in this town -- partisan bickering and big money buying votes -- they are increasingly likely to vote against whatever represents the old politics for them.
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