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Video Shows the Day Marriage Equality Returned to California
From our stirring victory at the U.S. Supreme Court to the emotional day when our plaintiffs were finally married, check out this great video about what it was like when marriage equality returned to California.
Video: How marriage equality affects straight couples
We're counting down the days to a Supreme Court ruling on Prop 8, with just two weeks left before the end of the current term. A new survey analyzes the effect that marriage equality has on opposite sex-couples, and more news
Video: Prop. 8 ruling is just days away
We're counting down the days to a Supreme Court ruling on Prop 8. Marriage may go to voters in Ohio, but there's dispute over timing. New polls show progress in California and across the nation. And New Mexico's Attorney General addresses the state's marriage ban.
Video: Fight for marriage in Illinois continues
The fight for marriage equality will continue in Illinois after the state's House failed to bring legislation up for a vote last week. Plus, more news from the week.
Marriage News Watch: Changes Ahead for Marriage Fight (Video)
More victories as a marriage bill clears hurdles in Minnesota. And there's progress appears likely in neighboring states as well. But soon, constitutional amendments in 30 states could delay any further success for years to come.
Marriage News Watch: Victory in Rhode Island, and More News
We're celebrating some major victories with week, with two more states about to gain the freedom to marry. Civil unions begin in Colorado, and voters appear ready to upgrade that to marriage.
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.
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.
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.
WATCH: Hillary Clinton’s Marriage Equality Video
There's major news today on the freedom to marry, with one of the most powerful women in the world lending her voice to our cause.