After a dramatic vote in New Mexico’s Senate Judiciary Committee, domestic partnership legislation moved toward consideration by the full Senate.
Iowa’s next turn in the national spotlight begins today, when the state Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage.
Focus on the Family announced major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry yesterday. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California.
Reproductive rights are about nothing less than the ability to make decisions about love, sex, and family without government interference or discrimination. That means marriage equality is a cornerstone of reproductive justice.
On a night in which this country took a giant step forward on racial issues and reproductive rights, we also took a devastating step backwards when it comes to the rights of gay and lesbian individuals.
Same-sex couples might be able to teach straight couples a thing or two about egalitarian relationships. And that’s the precise threat to traditional marriage social conservatives are afraid of.
New York state Governor David Paterson has directed state agencies to respect marriages of same-sex couples performed in other jurisdictions, including California, Massachusetts, and Canada.
The California Supreme Court today declared the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.