This session of the Supreme Court ended on a supremely non-shitty note today, as Justices struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Prop 8 as the big discriminatory junkpiles that they were. Biggest, gayest news ever!
The Supreme Court will decide once and for all* whether gays and lesbians can get married in California and whether the federal government can effectively discriminate against same-sex couples by denying them benefits.
A federal appeals court in California decided today that Proposition 8, which would ban gay marriage in the state, is unconstitutional.
ProtectMarriage, the group backing California's Proposition 8 limiting marriage to a man and a woman, has asked a district court to overturn Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling against the law.
Yesterday's historic decision deeming Proposition 8 unconstitutional and discriminatory was a major victory for equal rights for gays and lesbians. Here's what you need to know about what the decision means, and what's next.
According to the census, in 2008, same-sex couples were raising close to 250,000 children. Today's NY Times takes a look at the growing numbers of kids helping to redefine the term "family values."
Today, expert testimony begins in Perry v. Schwarzenegger - the trial to overturn Proposition 8 in California, and two historians - one specializing in marriage, the other in gay rights - are preparing to take the stand.
As pre-trial proceedings in the fight to overturn Proposition 8 begin, advocates to uphold and to overturn the ban are taking their cases to the media, in hopes of swaying the court of public opinion.