I’m still not entirely clear on what a rehearsal dinner is and what gets rehearsed there and whether it’s a must-have, and that’s just one of many wedding things that’ll keep me awake tonight. So that’s why I’ve fallen hopeless in love with H&H Weddings, a website that “is dedicated to providing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender couples with high-end resources to plan and create a one-of-a-kind event.”
Since Brittney Griner is joining the allstar lady gay crew of brides on Say Yes to the Dress, let’s celebrate our favorite queer lady wedding moments in the series so far.
Just one month into the new year, lawmakers across the country are introducing bills to erode LGBT rights any way they can.
The Supreme Court will decide on the constitutionality of marriage equality rights sometime this summer.
A resident Engaged Queer Person helps you figure out how to you start looking for/purchasing an engagement ring!
Both rulings have been stayed, but marriage equality in the South seems kind of inevitable now.
Susan Summer, the director of constitutional litigation at Lambda Legal, put it simply: “SSA should not be telling widowed lesbians and gay men already grieving the loss of a spouse—‘you live in the wrong state so you don’t get Social Security spousal benefits.'”
Half the nation now lets same-sex couples marry, thanks to some Supreme Court shenanigans.
This morning the Supreme Court officially declined to rule on five pending same-sex marriage cases from Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin. This means marriages can start immediately in those states, but national progress is stalled.
After a lot of uncertainty, the Supreme Court has decided to consider hearing same-sex marriage cases from five states — and it may mean big news for the constitutionality of state marriage bans.
It’s two steps forward, one step back as judges find rule both for and against same-sex marriage bans.
It is more than marriage. It is about the great work we are doing on everything else, because we want to win all the battles. We need all the things!
The new executive director of Garden State Equality, Andy Bowen, and I chat about the influence of queer radicalism on LGBT progressive organizations and movements.
Y’all, if Florida can do it…
This morning, a federal judge in Indiana determined that the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, and couples in the state have already begun marrying.
After a landmark vote in the Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly Thursday, the denomination’s constitutional definition of marriage allows for same-sex unions.
With no one left who can argue in favor of the ban in court, couples can start marrying without fear of the uncertain fate faced by hundreds of couples in Arkansas after last week’s legal fracas there.
So what does all this judicial back-and-forth mean?
Today Idaho became the latest state with a ban on same-sex marriage to have it declared unconstitutional by a federal judge.