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Former Pawlenty Staffer Urges Minnesota Republicans to Embrace Marriage Equality
Brian McClung urges Minnesota Republicans to embrace marriage equality in an Op/Ed published in today’s Star Tribune.
Rhode Island Legislature Passes Marriage Bill
The State Senate has approved marriage equality legislation by at 26-12 vote. The legislation will soon go to Governor Lincoln Chaffee, who has promised to sign it into law.
Video: Marriage Bill Advances in Delaware & More News
in this week's episode: Marriage equality continues to spread, with major milestones this week that span from the Great Lakes region to the Mid-Atlantic. Plus, New Zealand becomes the 13th country to legalize the freedom to marry, and international progress continues from Colombia to Vietnam.
Financial Expert Suze Orman: Gay and Lesbian Americans Pay More Taxes for Fewer Rights
To mark Tax Day, financial expert Suze Orman writes about the financial inequalities gay and lesbian Americans face in our country.
Marriage News Watch: Multiple Marriage Bills Near Vote & More News
More positive polling this week, as yet another US Senator comes out for marriage equality. We have some major action quickly approaching in state legislatures. All that plus a huge international shake-up, with access to marriage set to expand in at least three countries.
Marriage Equality & the Supreme Court: A Plaintiff’s Story
Earlier this week, Kris Perry went to Dickinson College in central Pennsylvania to share her story as a plaintiff in AFER’s case for marriage equality.
Cindy McCain in “8,” Senate Support for Marriage Equality & More News
In this week's episode of Marriage News Watch: Cindy McCain announces her appearance in “8,” Dustin Lance Black’s play about the Prop 8 trial, state polling, and more news.
Graphic: Potential Supreme Court Rulings on Prop. 8 and Marriage Equality
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Prop. 8 and marriage equality. Here’s a graphic about how the court can rule.
By the Numbers: Gay and Lesbian Parents
Gay and lesbian couples make great parents, according to scientific studies, major medical organizations, and 6 million Americans with LGBT parents.
Los Angeles Times Editorial: Seeking Marriage Equality
The Los Angeles Times today published a powerful editorial urging the Supreme Court to find Prop. 8—and laws like it—unconstitutional.