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Opinion - Published on: Sept 12, 2013
From Hawaii to James Franco to Tom Daley to hate crimes, gay equality is facing a different world
Business - Published on: Aug 15, 2013
Business Matters Lunch set to tackle tax impact on same-sex couples
Feature Story - Published on: July 25, 2013
After a year of historic victories, HRC's Chad Griffin sets his sights on full equality
Opinion - Published on: July 2, 2013
With the implosion of OutServe-SLDN, it may be time to ask if the LGBT movement is ready to handle victory
Opinion - Published on: July 1, 2013
The Supreme Court gave the LGBT community some good news, but there are still challenges we must meet
Opinion - Published on: June 27, 2013
It's impossible not to feel some joy as the Supreme Court strikes down a bigoted law, but we can still keep our eyes on the battle for full equality
Video - Published on: June 27, 2013
Interviews with gay marriage supporters, and a performance by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
News - Published on: June 24, 2013
Whatever the outcome of DOMA and Prop. 8 cases, cathedral holding Wednesday solidarity event
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 4, 2013
What Was & What's Next for the Marriage Equality Movement
Opinion - Published on: Mar 28, 2013
As Supreme Court considers Prop. 8 and DOMA, gays and lesbians finally know how it feels to be winning on marriage
Opinion - Published on: Mar 21, 2013
Ohio military spouse sees senator's turn on gay marriage bringing his own dreams closer
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2013
Dueling rallies expected to draw crowds to Washington as DOMA, Prop. 8 cases begin
Opinion - Published on: Mar 14, 2013
Former president's DOMA turn gets mixed reaction welcome to politics
Opinion - Published on: Feb 25, 2013
Whatever comes next, Verrilli has shown himself to be an advocate for equality
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 17, 2013
Barney Frank's decades-long House career has come to a close, but the gay firebrand is far from retiring
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
As gay rights take center stage, some wonder why the popular former president is seemingly in the wings
News - Published on: Dec 11, 2012
With Prop. 8 and DOMA heading for SCOTUS, historic hope mingles with quieter caution
News - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
New moves add impetus to Supreme Court's date with marriage
News - Published on: July 25, 2012
83-year-old Widow's Case Becomes Fourth Sent to Supreme Court
News - Published on: June 29, 2012
Bruce Majors says he's running to increase ballot access for third parties, give District voters a choice
News - Published on: Mar 27, 2012
Metro Weekly senior political editor wins national honor for series on history of DOMA
News - Published on: Mar 20, 2012
Assessing DADT repeal at the half-year mark shows little disruption, but sticking points on nondiscrimination and a second front on securing out transgender service
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2012
Metro Weekly's Chris Geidner nominated for four-part series on the passage of DOMA
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
With the administration opposing the 1996 law's federal marriage definition in court, marriage equality forces found themselves a new ally and a new foe in 2011
Video - Published on: Oct 3, 2011
The President spoke for the second time about LGBT issues and accomplishments at the Human Rights Campaign's annual fundraiser
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 29, 2011
On Sept. 21, 1996, President Clinton signed DOMA into law a turning point for the marriage debate that left a mark of discrimination still on the books
Opinion - Published on: Sept 29, 2011
It's clichéd but true that understanding the past is the most important tool for reaching the future
News - Published on: Sept 15, 2011
In 1996, ENDA was hoped to help ease the pain of DOMA, but instead fell by one vote in a Senate focused on a ''thinly disguised example of intolerance''
News - Published on: Sept 6, 2011
In a case in California, DOJ and DHS are fighting it out with House Republican leaders over immigration law regarding same-sex bi-national couples
News - Published on: Aug 23, 2011
News Analysis: A half-year after the Obama administration decided to stop defending DOMA, the impact on the legal landscape has been felt throughout the country
News - Published on: July 19, 2011
White House press secretary announces Obama's support for the Respect for Marriage Act on eve of Senate hearing on legislation, which would repeal DOMA
News - Published on: July 14, 2011
In 1996, DOMA went from being introduced to being passed by the House and given the OK of the Clinton administration in less than 10 weeks
Opinion - Published on: July 14, 2011
There are debates to be had about the pace of progress, but it's impossible to deny that LGBT progress is being made
News - Published on: May 31, 2011
News Analysis: House defense bill vote shows how LGBT orgs' strategy leads House Dems to treat LGBT measures differently than GOP did
News - Published on: May 11, 2011
News Analysis: Attorney General Holder's unusual decision to intervene in Paul Wilson Dorman's immigration case shows the current law's difficulties for same-sex couples and the government
Feature Story - Published on: May 4, 2011
Before DOMA, there was another debate over marriage within the gay and lesbian community
Opinion - Published on: Apr 21, 2011
As the fight for gay immigration equality shifts, the White House has the power to stop deportations now
News - Published on: Apr 20, 2011
Contract with King & Spalding bars all employees of the international law firm from advocating for repeal of DOMA
Opinion - Published on: Apr 7, 2011
Despite the declaration ''This is done,'' the military still lives under the law of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
News - Published on: Mar 8, 2011
Bi-national gay and lesbian couples and their advocates see a sign of hope in the administration's recent conclusion that part of DOMA is unconstitutional
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
Administration's decision on DOMA putting pressure on other policies and legal cases
News - Published on: Feb 23, 2011
Obama decides heightened scrutiny applies to sexual orientation classifications, DOJ accordingly will not defend DOMA's federal definition of marriage
Opinion - Published on: Jan 27, 2011
Despite the lure of big speeches, we have to remember that political victories mean more than achieving a sound bite
Opinion - Published on: Jan 19, 2011
The legal victory for D.C. marriage equality is a time to celebrate, and look forward to other challenges
News - Published on: Jan 16, 2011
News Analysis: DOJ's continued defense of DOMA may have taken on a softer tone, but it can't erase the sharp underpinnings of the discriminatory 1996 law
News - Published on: Jan 5, 2011
News Analysis: With 2011 barely begun, the year promises ongoing LGBT political action pro or con on multiple fronts
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 23, 2010
With Prop. 8 at the Fore, Marriage Equality Gets Legal Foothold
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2010
Following up on its summer success attacking the Defense of Marriage Act, GLAD files a second challenge to the 1996 law as the ACLU files a similar case in NYC
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 7, 2010
With the White House not answering direct questions about marriage and DOMA, all Americans are left waiting
News - Published on: Sept 1, 2010
Appellate court finds ''legitimate interest'' in denying marriage equality
News - Published on: Aug 25, 2010
News Analysis: Two men or two women marrying is not the shock that it once was, and the view is starting to spread across the nation on several significant levels
News - Published on: Aug 12, 2010
News Analysis: The president's relationship with the LGBT community has been rocky; upcoming decisions about same-sex marriage could be disastrous
Opinion - Published on: July 14, 2010
Whatever the next judicial step for DOMA, Obama is already taking heat from the right
News - Published on: July 7, 2010
Without many fireworks, Supreme Court nominee answers questions on marriage and DADT
News - Published on: July 2, 2010
White House Domestic Policy Adviser Melody Barnes says the president thinks the law is discriminatory, but declines telling LGBT media whether he views the law as unconstitutional
News - Published on: June 21, 2010
Labor Department changes to family leave policy expected on Wednesday will allow for coverage of same-sex partners' children
News - Published on: June 15, 2010
With Wednesday's closing arguments in the trial over the validity of Proposition 8, Ted Olson could be opening the case for marriage equality across the country
News - Published on: June 10, 2010
Justice Department applies intimate-partner protections to same sex couples
News - Published on: June 9, 2010
As Obama further extends federal-employee benefits to same-sex partners, one of the world's most isolated spots grabs a moment of notoriety
News - Published on: Nov 19, 2009
Despite Republican attacks, federal domestic partnership bill moves forward in the House
Opinion - Published on: June 25, 2009
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