Topic: American Foundation for Equal Rights
Nearly 300 US companies filed a brief on behalf of the New York woman whose challenge of DOMA has reached the Supreme Court. Why support gay marriage? For one, it's just good business.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have rejected the gay marriage opponents' appeal; the case is now headed to the Supreme Court.
In a hearing Tuesday, California Supreme Court justices grilled attorneys for both sides in the Prop. 8 case. Their ruling on legal 'standing' may affect more than the ban on same-sex marriage.
09/06/2011 10:04 pm
Barbara Bush: The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, released a video Tuesday featuring Bush, a New York resident who runs Global Health Corps, a nonprofit public health organization.
02/01/2011 03:42 pm
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
09/25/2010 11:30 am
Republican leader Ken Mehlman’s announcement that he is gay elicited little more than a yawn in the mainstream media. Links to Mr. Mehlman’s past statements about homosexuality are one notable feature of the coverage.
08/26/2010 02:57 pm
As a federal court considers the constitutionality of a voter-approved ban in California, some gay-marriage advocates say a Supreme Court decision could be the best path to legalization.
01/26/2010 05:26 pm
In the federal trial on California's Prop. 8, defenders of the voter ban on gay marriage called their first witnesses Monday. Defense lawyers argue that gays and lesbians in California enjoy plenty of political power and do not need extra constitutional protection.
01/25/2010 07:05 pm