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AFER’s Justin Mikita Launches Bow Tie Line for Marriage Equality with Fiancé Jesse Tyler Ferguson
When Justin Mikita got engaged to his boyfriend, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the two knew they wanted to do something to ensure every American had the freedom to marry the person they love.
New Date Set for Prop. 8 at the Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will discuss whether to hear AFER’s federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8 at its private Conference on Friday, November 30.
Video: Which States are Next for Marriage Equality?
In this week's episode of Marriage News Watch: Big wins for marriage from coast to coast, and not just in the major battleground states. Plus, major news is due in the case to overturn Prop 8.
When Can Gay and Lesbian Couples Get Married in Maine, Maryland and Washington?
Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington approved marriage equality initiatives. Here’s when gay and lesbian couples can get married in each state:
Tomorrow: Equality and Fairness on the Ballot
In Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington, campaigns based on the same anti-gay playbook used to pass California's Proposition 8 in 2008 have attempted to sway voters using nothing but fear and prejudice.
AFER Debunks NOM’s New Propaganda Video
NOM's latest propaganda piece is an attractive “Marriage 101” video that includes claims that NOM knows are not true – claims that AFER’s all-star legal team expertly debunked during the 2010 federal district court trial of Prop. 8.
Again! DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional.
For the second time, a federal appeals court has ruled that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, saying that the law unfairly treats married gay and lesbian couples differently.
Prop. 8 and DOMA Challenges: What’s the Difference?
The United States Supreme Court now is considering two types of cases that deal with marriage for gay and lesbian couples. AFER explains what they have in common and how they are different.
Misleading Anti-Marriage Ads in Maine. AFER Corrects False Claims with Fact.
Two new anti-gay ads just started running in Maine this week. AFER corrects the claims in these commercials by using the testimony from the Prop 8 trial.
Video: Supreme Court Waiting to Decide on Hearing Prop. 8 Case
Big news still coming from the United State Supreme Court on the Prop 8 case. Plus: major advances in some of the other challenges to state and federal bans on the freedom to marry.