From the U.S. Supreme Court's DOMA and Prop 8 rulings to a series of transgender student victories, 2013 was truly an incredible
In video footage of his appearance, Staver says, "I say to Justice Kennedy and the other four justices -- and I say this
The first step is to simply realize and accept that fear and love cannot coexist, because pure love by nature does not allow or involve even the tiniest fraction of fear. Then we can begin to practice deciding how we will behave accordingly, and what we will accept from others.
AS WE HEAD into the anniversary of our nation’s independence, gay Americans can count two new freedoms — this week, the U.S
Evangelicals can crank up the fire and brimstone all they want, but it's not going to work. Young people know lesbians and gays. They know that the anti-gay propaganda videos are biblical baloney, they know that "gay cures" are bunk and they know that LGBT people are just like them, differing only in sexual orientation.
I applaud the Supreme Court for their decision today because everyone should be treated equally. While I support marriage
Rally attendees, including incoming Los Angeles city controller Ron Galperin, discuss their joyous reactions to the rulings and the return of same-sex marriage rights in California.
On June 26, 1971, my parent's marriage was federally recognized. It was their wedding day and they are a heterosexual couple, so there was no question. Exactly 42 years later on June 26, 2013, my marriage is now federally recognized.
For a state to deny same-sex couples the freedom to marry plainly violates the constitutional guarantee that no state shall deny to any person "the equal protection of the laws."
Edie Windsor, plaintiff in the Supreme Court case against the federal Defense of Marriage Act, didn't try to contain her