Saturday, May 30, 2015
Marriage equality
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Ireland’s ‘Social Revolution’

It is a mark of how much has changed in such a short time that Ireland’s vote for gay marriage last week was, in the end, the expected outcome — even if the breadth of marriage equality’s victory was breathtaking.

May 28, 2015
Marco Rubio

Rubio Says Support For Marriage Equality Presents A ‘Real And Present Danger’ To Christians

It’s been a reliable tactic for opponents of same-sex marriage to recast discrimination against LGBT couples as a matter of Christians’ right to freely practice their religion.

May 26, 2015
Irish gay marriage vote

Ireland Says ‘Yes’ To Gay Marriage In World First

Ireland looked set on Saturday to become the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote as crowds cheered in the streets of Dublin in anticipation of the spectacular setback for the once all-powerful Catholic Church.

May 23, 2015

Endorse This: Rainbow Over The Emerald Isle

Watch a report from the campaign for marriage equality in Ireland — with plenty of strong opinions being expressed all around.

May 22, 2015
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The Power Of Fear

Why does the GOP keep up the scare tactics? Because they always work. They have exploited the base’s fear of a black president for six years and each midterm election has rewarded their extremism.

May 22, 2015

Bringing It: Hillary’s Populist Message To A Diverse America

Hillary’s campaign will be an exercise in persuading Americans, so often discouraged and disillusioned, that she really wants to bring about change — and knows how.

April 12, 2015
Gay Rights Rally

‘The Culture War’ — A Battle The GOP Can’t Win

The argument is over and conservatives have lost. Some of them just don’t know it yet.

April 8, 2015
MARRIAGE EQUALITY RALLY at the US Supreme Court on First Street between Maryland Avenue and East Capitol Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday morning, 26 March 2013 (Elvert Barnes/Flickr)

A Flurry Of Briefs As Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Case Looms

Both sides are gearing up for the April 28 oral argument.

March 6, 2015
Supreme Court

Does The Supreme Court Care That Americans Support Gay Marriage?

Marriage equality in America looks more and more inevitable.

February 26, 2015
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One Gay Marriage Rattles Texas

An unusual case has turned the marriage equality debate in Texas upside down.

February 20, 2015
Texas flag

Texas Judge Rules Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Another judge has ruled in favor of marriage equality.

February 17, 2015
gay marriage protest

Judge Roy Moore Stands On The Wrong Side Of History…Again

Like George Wallace before him, history won’t view the Alabama judge kindly.

February 16, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’

Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

February 12, 2015
alabama gay marriage

Cartoon: Marriage Equality, Alabama-Style

Alabama slowly gets used to gay marriage.

February 10, 2015
Supreme Court

Analysis: Handwriting Is On The Wall For Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court has given a strong indication that marriage equality is inevitable in America.

February 9, 2015
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Same-Sex Marriages Begin In Alabama As Some Counties Refuse To Issue Licenses

Alabama faces a Constitutional crisis over gay marriage.

February 9, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Won’t Appeal Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

Nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples can now be married in Michigan.

February 4, 2015
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Alabama Gay Marriages Could Begin Next Week After Court Lifts Stay

An Alabama appeals court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in the Heart of Dixie.

February 3, 2015
David Vitter

Despite Conservative Republicans, Gay Marriage Will Prevail

Republicans have lost this round of the culture war, and there’s no turning back.

January 31, 2015
Mike Huckabee

Praise God And Bash The Gays

Who’s ready for a ‘social conservative’ comeback in 2016?

January 29, 2015
Castro flag

Mormon Church’s Shift On Gay Rights Follows Series Of Defeats In California

The bruising battle over Proposition 8 caused a Mormon shift on gay rights.

January 28, 2015
Bible Cake

We Could Have Predicted Cake Wars II

The fight against marriage equality keeps getting sillier — and more futile.

January 28, 2015
marriage equality protest

Will Modern Marriage Win?

Why marriage equality advocates should expect good news from the Supreme Court.

January 27, 2015
Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees To Take Up Gay Marriage Issue

In April, the Supreme Court will finally examine marriage equality.

January 16, 2015

Endorse This: Ellen vs. The Christian Right

Ellen DeGeneres responded to an attack by a religious right columnist — noting he’s the one watching lots of gay TV.

January 15, 2015
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