Gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor died today in Manhattan. She was 88 years old.
If all goes according to his plan (and it very well may not) this will be a year of leaps and bounds for many of the Americans who felt left behind in 2013. Women, people of color and those living in poverty could all benefit from Obama’s plans to use executive orders rather than waiting on a gridlocked Congress to pass anything to his desk.
Brush up on this year’s biggest news so you can impress that cute girl at your New Year’s Eve party.
In turn, the “matriarch of the gay-rights movement” released a statement recognizing the gay community. Recognition all around!
From Dartmouth to the concert hall, there’s a ton of queer shit going down. And a little bit of Nickelback.
The governor’s office plans to appeal the ruling, but activists in the state are already celebrating.
A Philadelphia judge rules that the same-sex widow of a lawyer, is entitled to her benefits plan after a legal battle with her spouse’s family.
“Emotional writing heals physical wounds.”
A lesbian couple from Boulder, Colorado has been approved for the first green card granted to a same-sex spouses.
Everything was going great until Russell Brand showed up.
The Supreme Court has ruled DOMA unconstitutional and that the petitioners in Prop 8 did not have standing.
Sane people want the new immigration bill to help binational gay couples. People in power insist that will ruin everything for everyone else. What’s a politically savvy queer to do?
Today, the Supreme Court listened to arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal law which defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has announced that the Pentagon will start providing some benefits to same-sex couples in the military. Bravo! Baby steps.
A Canadian’s take on how backwards the struggle to get immigration reform for same-sex couples has turned out to be.
Paul Clement is branching out and trying new things in his campaign to make sure DOMA outlasts the heat death of the universe.
Two cases. Five issues. Nine Justices. Infinite possibilities.
The Supreme Court will review both Prop 8 and DOMA and consider the future of gay marriage in the US.
Edie Windsor isn’t the only victor in round two; things are looking up for everyone.
The Department of Homeland Security has now drafted up written guidelines for binational and immigrant same-sex couples and families to now be considered “low-priority” in deportation cases.
Kevin McCarthy is not going to let DOMA go, no matter how many federal judges tell him to.