marriage equality

File photo of two women exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.

10/11/2014

Two men hold hands during their wedding. (Photo by LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Professor: ‘The Supreme Court Will Grant Same-Sex Marriage In All 50 States’

Thousands of people saw a glimmer hope when the Supreme Court ruled that exclusionary language in the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. The ruling did not eradicate many of the issues facing same-sex couples seeking equal rights and treatment, however.

08/23/2013

Same sex marriage advocates rally on the steps of the Supreme Court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

It’s Complicated: Lots To Sort Out On Gay Marriage

Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don’t remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot to do with how they’re treated.

06/26/2013

File photo of the grand pinnacles of the central tower of the Washington National Cathedral. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Cathedral To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages.

01/09/2013

File photo of a sign outside of the Division of Motor Vehicles. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Denied Driver’s License In Wife’s Name

For a year, Romney waitress Cynthia Landis has legally been a Landis.

12/06/2012

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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Maryland Voters Approve Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

Maryland voters have approved same-sex marriage in a close vote.

11/07/2012

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Same-Sex Marriage Opposition Protest over Suspended Gallaudet Employee

The leaders of Gallaudet University were hearing outrage from community activists today over the controversial suspension of one of its employees.

10/25/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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