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Domestic Partnerships in New Mexico Advance to Full Senate

After a dramatic vote in New Mexico’s Senate Judiciary Committee, domestic partnership legislation moved toward consideration by the full Senate.

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Iowa Becomes Battleground in Fight for Marriage Equality

Iowa’s next turn in the national spotlight begins today, when the state Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage.

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Massive Layoffs at Focus on the Family After Prop 8 Win

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.

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Reproductive Rights – Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice For All

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.

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One Giant Step Forward, One Devastating Step Back

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.

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Why Same-Sex Marriage Isn’t (Is) A Threat to Heterosexual Marriage

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.

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New York to Honor Same-Sex Marriages Performed Out of State

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.

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California Supreme Court Declares State Marriage Laws Unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court today declared the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

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