“Marriage is a magic word. And it is magic throughout the world. It has to do with our dignity as human beings, to be who we are.”
The stories of 10 American women who fundamentally altered history simply by showing up and working like hell — in their own words.
Brush up on this year’s biggest news so you can impress that cute girl at your New Year’s Eve party.
A celebration of all we’ve accomplished in 2013.
In turn, the “matriarch of the gay-rights movement” released a statement recognizing the gay community. Recognition all around!
We’re going meta and talking about what everyone’s talking about at commencement ceremonies.
We hit up possibly the most star-studded GLAAD Awards of all time this weekend and chatted with Beth Ditto. Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Drew Barrymore, Bill Clinton and Naya Rivera were there for the gays!
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.
The good news is, oral sex is legal in Virginia. So.
Paul Clement is branching out and trying new things in his campaign to make sure DOMA outlasts the heat death of the universe.
The Supreme Court will review both Prop 8 and DOMA and consider the future of gay marriage in the US.
The Supreme Court took no action today on Prop 8 or on cases dealing with DOMA.
Eleven months ago, there was still a possibility of Rick Santorum becoming President, so don’t say 2012 never gave you anything.
Edie Windsor isn’t the only victor in round two; things are looking up for everyone.
Representative Steve King restates the law, wastes time, and is terrifying. But really, is that news?
“…a class of people large enough to constitute a population majority—as women did—could not feasibly be “oppressed…”
A Westchester woman is suing her employer for denying her wife medical coverage.
Edie Windsor successfully had DOMA declared unconstitutional by a federal court.
“Hence they have completely misinterpreted my research.”
Edith Windsor had to pay crippling estate taxes when her wife died as if they were strangers because the federal government didn’t recognize them as being married. Now she’s suing on the basis that DOMA “effectively creates a tax on being gay.” Meanwhile two other lawsuits have been filed against DOMA by a Boston-based gay advocacy group. Are lawsuits the future of the gay rights movement?