Rachel Maddow sat down with Hillary Clinton last night for her first interview since Thursday's Benghazi panel. It was also the first time Clinton has given an interview since VP Joe Biden got out of … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton Tells Rachel Maddow That DOMA and DADT Were ‘Defensive Actions’ by Her Husband: WATCH
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —| The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges is expected any day. There are three possible dates: Thursday, June 25; a rare Friday, June 26; and Monday, June 29. … [Read more...] about Why Does SCOTUS Wait Until the Last Minute to Decide Gay Rights Cases?
Two Texas Republicans reintroduced a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in states that ban them. Sen. Ted Cruz (above), who introduced … [Read more...] about Ted Cruz Reintroduces Anti-Gay Bill That Would ‘Defend’ States’ Right To Regulate Marriage
Three House Republicans have now signed on to the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill introduced again last month that would fully repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, HuffPost reports: Rep. Robert Dold … [Read more...] about Bill to Fully Repeal DOMA Finds Third Republican Supporter
The widow of a FedEx employee is suing the company for refusing to provide her with federally required pension benefits The widow of a FedEx employee is suing the company for refusing to … [Read more...] about Lesbian Widow Sues FedEx For Refusing To Pay Survivor Benefits: READ
Just when you needed a break from the relentless bad news, a happy outcome for binational couple Tim and Jamie who, back in 2013 were prevented from being together in the United States because of the … [Read more...] about Happy Ending for Binational Gay Couple Kept Apart By DOMA: WATCH
Yesterday Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would fully repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act and ensure … [Read more...] about DOMA-Repealing ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ Reintroduced in Congress
Same-sex spouses of city employees are set to receive medical, dental, life and vision insurance and the same retirement benefits that straight couples receive, the Lincoln Journal Star … [Read more...] about Lincoln, Nebraska Mayor Extends City Benefits to Gay Married Couples
Forty-two years ago, two men obtained a marriage license in Wharton County, Texas — in what was one of the nation's first government-recognized same-sex marriages. The Houston Chronicle … [Read more...] about Gay Texas Couple Was First To Obtain Marriage License 42 Years Ago, But Did They Help Or Hurt The Movement?
On Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dropped some hints about the Supreme Court's plan of action on the issue of gay marriage. In a talk at the University of Minnesota Law School, the Justice … [Read more...] about Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hints At Supreme Court Marriage Action, Talks Divadom