Posts Tagged ‘marriage equality’

Supreme Court to Hear Two Gay Marriage Cases

Friday, December 7th, 2012

ngconsults-nationIt’s no shocker that the Supreme Court of the United States decided this afternoon to hear United States v. Windsor, which calls into question the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Read the full story at The Nation.

The Democrats Know Now is the Right Time to Embrace Gay Marriage

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Including marriage equality in their manifesto will cost Democrats little in an age where to do so is the safest political option.

Read the full story at The Guardian.

Proposition 8 Is Unconstitutional. What’s Next for the Anti-Gay Law?

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Anti-gay marriage proponents should think twice before asking the US Supreme Court to take this case.

Read the full story at The Nation.

Not Exactly a Profile in Courage: New York Finally Passes Gay Marriage

Friday, June 24th, 2011

It took opportunistic politicians and ridiculous, shameful language on religious exemptions, but gay and lesbian New Yorkers can finally tie the knot.

Featured on NPR.

Read the full story at The Nation.

Obama Speaks at LGBT Fundraiser:
How the President Wimped Out

Friday, June 24th, 2011

LGBT activists hoped President Obama might say something new about his “evolving” stance on marriage equality when he addressed them at a New York fundraiser Thursday night. But the president showed he’s only willing to extend enough support to keep the cash flowing.

As featured on MSNBC’s Powerwall, in Salon’s War Room, and cited in the LA Times’ Top of the Ticket.

Read the full story at The Daily Beast.

Barack Obama’s Real Record on Gay Rights

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

We worked hard to elect Obama in 2008. Now we learn his view of same-sex marriage is only just ‘evolving’ – in time for 2012.

Read the full story at The Guardian.

Obama’s DOJ Continues Battle
Against Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Yes, it’s 2011, but Obama’s Department of Justice is still fighting to uphold the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 law that defines marriage as being the legal union of a man and a woman.

Read the full story at The Nation.

Hey Buddy, Can You Spare Some Gay Pride?

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Cash-strapped New York City is trying to lure LGBT tourists. Too bad the city blew its shot at legalizing same-sex marriage.

Read the full story at Salon.

Annie Leibovitz and the Gay Tax

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

The real reason the photographer found herself in such dire financial straits.

Read the full story at Salon.