American Foundation for Equal Rights

Marriage News Blog

The New Moral Majority: Philip and Steffen’s Love Story
“We have a relationship that we want to be honored, supported, unquestioned, and respected! We want to get married now!”
Video: New Hope For Married Gay Soldiers & More News
In this week's episode: A proposed new law would let the Army recognize the spouses of service-members for the first time ever. Anti-gay activists in Maryland collect enough signatures to force a referendum, but now they're tens of thousands of dollars in debt.
Remembering Stonewall: How Far We’ve Come, How Far We Have to Go
Today we honor the change that the Stonewall Riots set in motion 43 years ago, and look back at all that we have achieved to date.
Just Like Everyone Else: Erica and Melissa’s Love Story
"We own a house, we own a Prius. We have a dog, we have two cats. We’re pretty normal."
Lawrence v. Texas: An Important Precedent for Marriage Equality
Today marks the ninth anniversary of a watershed moment in American constitutional history, one which set the stage for our effort to secure the freedom to marry for every American.
Nation’s Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Endorses Marriage Equality
Adding their voice to the ever-increasing momentum for marriage equality, the board of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) unanimously passed a resolution supporting the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian Americans.
Video: Prop. 8 Star Witness Switches Sides & More News
In this week's Marriage News Watch: One of the star witness who testified in favor of Prop 8 has switched sides, joining the majority of Americans who support the freedom to marry.
Star Witness for Prop. 8 Now Supports Marriage Equality
David Blankenhorn, who was called by the Prop. 8 Proponents as their star witness against marriage for gay and lesbian couples, now says that he supports marriage equality.