Lesbian Legislator Gets Death Threats After Considering Exposing Affairs

Representative Patricia Todd of Birmingham, Alabama has recently received death threats after threatening to expose the extramarital affairs of colleagues. She singled out those who responded to the federal court ruling striking down Alabama's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage with "family values." »1/31/15 5:15pm1/31/15 5:15pm


A judge in New Jersey just ruled that the state's system of civil unions for same-sex couples is unc

A judge in New Jersey just ruled that the state's system of civil unions for same-sex couples is unconstitutional and that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry just like opposite-sex couples. Predictably, Chris Christie has put on his tough-talk helmet and vowed to appeal the decision. »9/28/13 11:30am9/28/13 11:30am

Nervous Straights: Letting Gay People Marry Will Not Hurt You. At All.

Ouch, yet another loss for same sex marriage opponents! Just one week after a study out of Australia proved that the children of same sex couples grow up just as healthy (if not more) than the children of opposite sex couples, a new study comes along proving that same sex marriage has no negative effect on opposite… »6/13/13 7:45pm6/13/13 7:45pm

Conservative Lobbyists Realize That Marriage Equality Needs to Happen

A newish vanguard of more reasonable (or realistic) Republican donors is trying to catch up with history by funding lobbying efforts to get GOP lawmakers to support same-sex marriage. That's right, American voters — some Republicans are actually self-aware enough to realize that their party is straddling a chasm of… »4/28/13 2:30pm4/28/13 2:30pm

Microsoft Ad Proves That Advertisers Are Becoming Totally Cool with Same-Sex Couples

Another day, another encouraging sign that same-sex marriage has gone totally mainstream: a new ad for Microsoft Outlook features a lesbian wedding, which is paired in the many-people-who-use-Outlook pitch with a stuntman launching his exploding delivery van off of a ramp. According to AdWeek, this ad, along with an… »3/19/13 10:35am3/19/13 10:35am

Senators Introduce Awful Legislation to Block Same-Sex Unions from Military Bases

Republican Senators Jim Inhofe (OK) and Roger Wicker (MS) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would prevent marriages or even "marriage-like ceremonies" of same-sex couples from taking place on military bases because, even though the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" has had no negative impact on force readiness or… »9/13/12 9:30am9/13/12 9:30am

Amazing Fifth Grader Makes the Case for Why Gay Marriage Should Be Taught In School

Kameron Slade, a very impressive fifth-grader at PS 195 in New York, won a speaking competition in his class with an excellent speech he'd written on the importance of teaching kids about same-sex marriage. He was all set to deliver that same speech during a school-wide competition, until his principal stepped in… »6/18/12 11:15pm6/18/12 11:15pm

Conan O'Brien Officiates Late Night's First-Ever Gay Wedding, Makes Us A Little Weepy

Something special happened on Conan last night. The show, normally broadcast from Los Angeles, has been spending a week in our fair city. And as long as they're here in the state of New York, why not take care of some business? Specifically, Conan announced he had been ordained and would marry Scott Cronick, the… »11/04/11 10:30am11/04/11 10:30am

Gay Service Members Sue Government To Overturn DOMA

Last month homosexuals serving in the military won a huge battle in the fight for gay rights when Don't Ask, Don't Tell was repealed, and now they're taking on the other major federal policy that discriminates against gay people: The Defense of Marriage Act. In a lawsuit filed today in Boston, a group of legally… »10/27/11 10:17pm10/27/11 10:17pm