Bill Clinton praises woman who challenged DOMA

The Defense of Marriage Act was one of the biggest hot-button issues last year when, after more than a decade of being in place, the law, which barred federal recognition of same-sex marriages, was struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Ironically though, the creator of the law, former President Bill Clinton, pushed for […]

Food network star Ted Allen gets engaged to boyfriend after DOMA and Prop 8 fall

It’s definitely been a monumental week for the LGBT community as SCOTUS recently made the historic decision to strike down both DOMA and Prop 8, which denied marriage rights and equality to gay couples. Although several celebrities and politicians have been celebrating through tweets about the landmark decision, Ted Allen, the host of Food Network’s […]

Lady Gaga, Tyler, The Creator and other celebs react to DOMA being struck down

Yesterday was a tremendous day when it comes to the LGBT rights movement. After months of debate, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. SCOTUS also ruled 5-4 that there is “no standing” in the earlier Prop 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which Prop 8 […]

President Obama praises Supreme Court for ‘righting wrong’ on DOMA

Over the last year, President Barack Obama has spoken in support of marriage equality. And yesterday, with the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8, President Obama and countless others rejoiced as the nation moved toward equality for all citizens. To celebrate the landmark ruling, President Obama called […]

Supreme Court rules for gay marriage rights!

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law barring the recognition of same-sex marriage in a split decision, ruling that the law violates the rights of gays and lesbians. Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court’s conservative-leaning swing vote, joined his liberal colleagues in the decision, which will dramatically expand the rights of married gay couples […]

Gay Alvin Ailey dancers marry amid same-sex marriage debates

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will announce its decision about whether DOMA and Prop 8, which deny gays the marriage rights and benefits, are constitutional. As  nation waits, two dancers from the groundbreaking Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Corps, are adding fuel to the fire of change with recent news of their […]

Same-sex marriage and the Supreme Court: Key questions

The U.S Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday and Wednesday about the constitutionality of two laws in the same-sex marriage debate. These are the federal Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA and California’s Proposition 8. The high court’s decision, expected later this year, could have a profound impact on the definition of families in America.

Snoop Dogg and other surprising supporters of same-sex marriage

While the Supreme Court continues to debate the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), stars from across the nation have voiced their support for marriage equality. Though many of the celebs were expected supporters, more than a few unexpected stars have been voicing their support of same-sex marriage as […]

States where gays and lesbians can marry

Two landmark cases about same-sex marriage will be argued in front of the Supreme Court this week as California’s controversial Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage in California, and the Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) will be argued over. While there is clear opposition to gay marriage equality, several key politicians have come out in […]

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