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[credit provider=”Getty”] WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is calling on the Supreme Court to overturn a law he signed that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages.Clinton says the defence of Marriage Act is incompatible with the Constitution. He says he signed the law in 1996 to avoid legislation […]
[credit provider=”David Ryder/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/jane-abbott-lighty-left-and-pete-e-petersen-embrace-after-news-photo/157737311″] At midnight on New Year’s Day, Maryland became the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to allow same-sex marriage.Seven couples, including two men in their 60s who have been together for 35 years, rang in the new year with ceremonies at Baltimore’s City Hall, […]
[credit provider=”AP Photo/Elaine Thompson”] Shortly after news that the Supreme Court will hear cases concerning same-sex marriage this term, a new study finds that legal recognition of relationships may improve the mental health of gays and lesbians.The findings come from the first large-scale study of how marriage influences the mental […]
[credit provider=”YouTube via ThomsonReutersLegal” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaadFESrB74″] Judge Frederic Block took to Reddit on Thursday, revealing what it was like to oversee a major mafia trial.”My favourite case was when I presided over the Peter Gotti trial,” Block wrote. “It had everything—including an extortion charge involving the movie actor Steven Seagal, who […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Guillaume Paumier” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gpaumier/5848413328/”] The Supreme Court had a closed-door meeting Monday to decide which gay marriage cases it will take up this term, CNN reported.The fight for what gay rights advocates call “marriage equality” actually has many fronts.
[credit provider=”Jason Goldberg” url=”http://facebook.com/betashop”] Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg married his longtime boyfriend, Christian Schoenherr, Saturday at Craft, a restaurant in New York City.As we noted when we reported on Goldberg and Schoenherr’s visit to City Hall last month to pick up their marriage licence, it’s been a busy summer for […]
[credit provider=”Jason Goldberg” url=”http://instagram.com/p/NlqA5MKdba/”] It’s been a great summer for Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg.Last week, he raised $105 million for his company, which sells curated designer goods online at a discount.
Facebook has added new icons for couples in same-sex marriages—just in time for the nuptials of cofounder Chris Hughes, who married Sean Eldridge, his partner since college, over the weekend.
Barack Obama became the first ever president to come out and endorse gay marriage when he voiced his support for same-sex marriage yesterday.
President Barack Obama has finally taken a stance on same sex marriage saying:
From Louis Peitzman at Gawker, comes the story of two guys who apparently wanted to protest at a Rick Santorum rally.
Same-sex marriage proponents had one more reason to celebrate today.Governor Mike O’Malley or Maryland signed into law a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.
[credit provider=”New Mexico State Government”] Popular Santa Fe hair stylist Antonio Darden cut New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s hair three times, but when her aides called for a fourth appointment, Darden refused.Darden, who runs Antonio’s Hair Studio, is a gay man, and Martinez does not support gay marriage, he explains […]
[credit provider=”AP”] This post originally appeared at The Raw Story.New Jersey state senators voted Monday to approve a bill that would extend the right to marry to same sex couples, sending the bill to the Assembly at-large for final approval.