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News - Published on: Apr 15, 2014
Attorney General Mark Herring, legal teams urge court to uphold decision overturning same-sex marriage ban
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2014
Virginia interfaith group holds rescheduled Loudon Co. rally for marriage equality
News - Published on: Mar 7, 2014
POFEV objects to past statements by Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, likely Democratic Party chair nominee
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2014
Becomes third gay Democrat seeking to replace retiring Virginia Rep. Jim Moran
Opinion - Published on: Feb 25, 2014
Arizona's archaic attempt to enshrine discrimination against gays is the last-gasp measure of a secessionist mindset
Opinion - Published on: Feb 20, 2014
Even as it gets better for gay couples in Virginia, it pays to remember that change still comes slowly
News - Published on: Feb 11, 2014
Faith group to kick off marriage-equality campaign with 23 events around Virginia
Opinion - Published on: Jan 28, 2014
As gay-rights victories continue to pile up, we sometimes forget that discrimination and hate are far from over
News - Published on: Jan 11, 2014
AG Doug Gansler cites his 2010 opinion and confirms the Free State will recognize Utah's same-sex marriages performed before court-issued stay
News - Published on: Jan 9, 2014
Lawmakers from both parties introduce range of favorable bills for the 2014 legislative session
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 19, 2013
The Year in Review
News - Published on: Dec 18, 2013
With recount nearly complete, attorney general win goes to Democrat Mark Herring
News - Published on: Nov 27, 2013
After Virginia elections and state Senate changes, push will continue for nondiscrimination law, marriage-ban repeal
Opinion - Published on: Nov 19, 2013
But why shed a tear for her when she never cared to shed any for you?
News - Published on: Aug 24, 2013
LGBT committee putting fundraising muscle behind ally incumbents ahead of November 2014
News - Published on: Aug 6, 2013
Measures help transgender people amend birth certificates, expand wedding-officiant options
News - Published on: Aug 1, 2013
Suit on behalf of two lesbian couples challenges state's ban on same-sex marriage
Feature Story - Published on: July 25, 2013
After a year of historic victories, HRC's Chad Griffin sets his sights on full equality
News - Published on: July 11, 2013
Annual DREAM Graduation includes wedding ceremony for prominent activist and her partner
Opinion - Published on: July 11, 2013
Orson Scott Card pleads for ''tolerance'' of his anti-gay views, but what he really wants is your money
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 7, 2013
Legislation allowing District residents to obtain new gender-specific birth certificates held up as 'model bill'
Opinion - Published on: June 6, 2013
Illinois is not a defeat, but a wake-up call
Opinion - Published on: May 30, 2013
Outbursts of anti-gay violence over marriage in France remind us that hatred has a long half-life
Opinion - Published on: May 2, 2013
How I found myself on the steps of the Supreme Court
Opinion - Published on: Apr 18, 2013
When we look at LGBT issues and immigration, we have to expand our focus beyond marriage equality
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 11, 2013
As America's first gay senator, Tammy Baldwin lights the way
Opinion - Published on: Apr 11, 2013
Online-hits jobs undermining marriage equality risk social-justice schism
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 4, 2013
What Was & What's Next for the Marriage Equality Movement
News - Published on: Mar 27, 2013
Both sides of the marriage-equality debate converge on Washington as the Supreme Court hears arguments in Prop. 8 and DOMA cases
Video - Published on: Mar 27, 2013
Revealing interviews with supporters and opponents of gay marriage rights
Opinion - Published on: Mar 25, 2013
As the Family Research Council leans on its Bible, it should consider a more thoughtful reading
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2013
Dueling rallies expected to draw crowds to Washington as DOMA, Prop. 8 cases begin
Opinion - Published on: Mar 21, 2013
When Portman changed his mind for his son, it showed how our coming-out experiences can influence our response to change
Opinion - Published on: Mar 7, 2013
Considering humanity's possible calamities, marriage-equality shouldn't make anyone's list
Opinion - Published on: Feb 28, 2013
When ''LGBT issues'' includes hundreds of topics, how do we as journalists and activists focus our attention?
Opinion - Published on: Feb 25, 2013
Whatever comes next, Verrilli has shown himself to be an advocate for equality
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 14, 2013
Photographer and filmmaker Amanda Lucidon shares the stories of real couples and real discrimination
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 14, 2013
Images from past and present, celebratory and solemn, illustrate the intimate bonds of same-sex couples
News - Published on: Feb 14, 2013
Courthouses across the commonwealth forced to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples during Valentine's Day protest
Music - Published on: Feb 7, 2013
GMCW to serenade Maryland couple at a special concert wedding
Opinion - Published on: Feb 7, 2013
From Westboro Baptist Church to Sen. John McCain, LGBT people are unfortunately accustomed to vile political attacks
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 9, 2013
Washington National Cathedral announces it will expand marriage rites to include same-sex couples
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
For better or worse, Supreme Court is set for a 2013 date with marriage
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
Effective Jan. 1, same-sex couples can now wed in the Free State, though federal roadblocks remain
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
As gay rights take center stage, some wonder why the popular former president is seemingly in the wings
Opinion - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
A SCOTUS ruling could help or hinder in 2013
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
Union employees shower same-sex couples with roses and congratulations in Rockville as marriage equality takes effect
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 20, 2012
2012 Year in Review: Chick-Fil-A President's anti-gay marriage mission
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 20, 2012
2012 Year in Review
News - Published on: Dec 11, 2012
With Prop. 8 and DOMA heading for SCOTUS, historic hope mingles with quieter caution
News - Published on: Dec 7, 2012
Transportation service says no to all wedding parties to avoid possibility of participating in gay nuptials
Opinion - Published on: Dec 5, 2012
With the history of equal rights moving quickly forward, it's harder to be patient while the world catches up
News - Published on: Nov 15, 2012
Question 6 strategies may not work everywhere, but the win gives a green light to its political supporters regardless
Opinion - Published on: Nov 15, 2012
If Election Day was that bad, secede indeed
Opinion - Published on: Nov 8, 2012
Re-electing Obama, winning four marriage equality votes, and sending record numbers of gays to Capitol Hill is the watershed moment for LGBT rights
News - Published on: Nov 7, 2012
Free State is first of four on Election Day to defend marriage equality
Opinion - Published on: Nov 5, 2012
A letter to my red-state family members asking that they think twice before casting their vote for Mitt Romney
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 1, 2012
While Romney's secured some LGBT support, most seem well aware of what Obama has delivered – and what could disappear
News - Published on: Oct 27, 2012
Marriage-equality opponents, down in polls, employ shock tactics, misinformation campaign
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 24, 2012
From Question 6 to Kaine and Allen, the local election landscape is full of unknown outcomes
News - Published on: Oct 23, 2012
D.C.'s LGBT Democratic club offers 36th anniversary awards reception
Opinion - Published on: Oct 18, 2012
Cambodia's king was many things, including an early advocate of marriage equality
News - Published on: Oct 17, 2012
Cash, outreach and rallies for Question 6 in high gear
Opinion - Published on: Oct 17, 2012
Despite the ongoing battles over marriage equality and the president's stated support, that and other LGBT issues have been nonexistent at the debates
News - Published on: Oct 17, 2012
UPDATE: Baltimore Sun reports Gallaudet demanding ad stop airing
News - Published on: Oct 16, 2012
Tuesday statement follows diversity officer being placed on administrative leave for signing petition to put Maryland marriage-equality law on November ballot
News - Published on: Oct 11, 2012
Maryland marriage-equality supporters employ nontraditional campaign
News - Published on: Oct 11, 2012
''Jump the Broom'' effort possibly connected to consultant convicted in 2010 voter-suppression effort
Video - Published on: Oct 7, 2012
Screenwriter and producer delivers powerful speech at the annual D.C. fundraiser
News - Published on: Oct 3, 2012
Question 6 is ahead, but proponents are bracing for increased opposition
News - Published on: Sept 25, 2012
Governor tells marriage-equality supporters to ''activate social networks,'' says proponents need at least $2 million
News - Published on: Sept 21, 2012
Group says measure is about civil rights, not religion; counters perceptions of African-American clergy opposing marriage equality
News - Published on: Sept 18, 2012
Longtime local activist receives Immigration Equality's Global Vision Award
News - Published on: Sept 7, 2012
Maryland delegate sends letter to team's owner after player throws support behind marriage-equality referendum
News - Published on: Sept 5, 2012
New Democratic plank supports full marriage rights for same-sex couples, opposes Defense of Marriage Act
Opinion - Published on: Sept 5, 2012
The prominence of marriage equality in the Democratic platform and on the convention stage is a remarkable moment in LGBT history
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 30, 2012
Meet Nick McCoy, the gay activist hoping to become the District's next rising political star
Opinion - Published on: Aug 22, 2012
The Washington Post columnist's inside-the-Beltway support for the Family Research Council makes bigotry a value of the political class
News - Published on: Aug 21, 2012
Despite Log Cabin's efforts, Republican platform goes all in with fight against marriage equality
News - Published on: Aug 20, 2012
State releases referendum wording as supporters plow forward, redoubling fundraising, outreach efforts
Opinion - Published on: Aug 16, 2012
Putting our focus on anti-gay chicken sandwiches takes our eyes off the prize: keeping an LGBT-supportive White House
News - Published on: Aug 13, 2012
Store windows covered in marriage-equality messages, prompting marriage-equality group to decry vandalism
News - Published on: Aug 9, 2012
Police raid Uganda's first LGBT pride festival, while Tasmania considers state-level marriage and French Catholic Church considers none
News - Published on: Aug 9, 2012
Even with marriage equality polling well, states rely on HRC investments as backup
News - Published on: Aug 9, 2012
News Analysis: A marriage-equality plank in the Democratic platform would be a first, but possibly little more
News - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
New moves add impetus to Supreme Court's date with marriage
Opinion - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
We may prefer not to have a side of politics with our fast food, but Chick-fil-A doesn't leave us a choice
News - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
New poll shows majority back same-sex marriage, rising support from African-Americans, increasing intensity among marriage-equality advocates
News - Published on: Aug 1, 2012
Gay paper puts those advocating marriage vote -- not necessarily repeal -- online, to mixed, emotional reactions
News - Published on: July 19, 2012
Mitt Romney's NAACP Speech Shows Some Degree of Marriage Split
News - Published on: July 13, 2012
NBCI claims District's political troubles result from support of marriage equality, ''disobedience'' against God
News - Published on: July 12, 2012
The two men exchange vows in Massachusetts at historic ceremony
News - Published on: July 12, 2012
Pro-equality forces ramp up outreach campaign with release of newly designed website and video ahead of November referendum
News - Published on: July 11, 2012
Clear majority of leadership approves the move, which does not go so far as to include marriage equality
News - Published on: July 5, 2012
Becomes first state GOP delegation to adopt LGBT-inclusive language ahead of Republican National Convention
Business - Published on: June 21, 2012
Marriage equality means couples have many ways to cement their relationships, both legally and celebratory
News - Published on: June 15, 2012
County will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of employees legally married out of state
Opinion - Published on: June 14, 2012
God bless the mother-in-law who tempers her Catholic devotion
Books - Published on: June 14, 2012
AU's Rodger Streitmatter reads ''Outlaw Marriages,'' from his new book of same-sex couples
News - Published on: June 7, 2012
Trans activist arrested, poll numbers positive and ExxonMobil shareholders vote against equality
News - Published on: May 17, 2012
Chafee orders recognition for out-of-state marriages, gay Indianapolis teen attacked, and Family Equality Council marks 30 years
News - Published on: May 17, 2012
D.C., Maryland, Virginia groups praise Obama's support for same-sex marriage
News - Published on: May 16, 2012
News Analysis: The past week has been a study in contrasts between Obama and Romney
Opinion - Published on: May 10, 2012
Despite the outburst of bigotry, it's difficult to reflexively hate the Southern state that just took a big step backward
Opinion - Published on: Apr 19, 2012
Celebrating gay weddings can teach us important things about our own lives
News - Published on: Apr 12, 2012
LGBT residents are hoping the next Ward 5 councilmember will be an ally and advocate
News - Published on: Apr 4, 2012
California schools considering questions on identity and orientation, while Starbucks gets thousands of thank-yous
News - Published on: Mar 22, 2012
French women lose adoption fight, while Ben & Jerry join U.K. marriage push
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2012
News Analysis: With the latest White House comments on the Obamas and marriage equality, all pretense of clarity is gone
News - Published on: Mar 9, 2012
Measure allows same-sex couples to divorce in the District without establishing residency
Opinion - Published on: Mar 1, 2012
Persuasive poise should trump bombastic bullying
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 1, 2012
From cancer survivor to happily divorced, Fran Drescher has a thing or two to say about life, liberty and equality for all
News - Published on: Feb 23, 2012
Aussie PM hears from gay couples, while Sweden takes a step for transgender citizens
News - Published on: Feb 22, 2012
News Analysis: As president, Obama has been able to avoid the tough decision about marriage equality that governors in recent years haven't as easily avoided
Opinion - Published on: Feb 9, 2012
Watching Santorum ''rickroll'' Romney on Tuesday night had lots of LGBT people dancing the schadenfreude shuffle
News - Published on: Feb 2, 2012
Two referendums: Maine set to re-equalize, while one Jersey boy takes a step back
News - Published on: Feb 1, 2012
Maryland Gov. O'Malley testifies in support of bill extending marriage equality to gays and lesbians
Video - Published on: Jan 30, 2012
AG Doug Ganlser and legislators exchange vows with pro-gay denominations in Frederick, MD to push for marriage equality
News - Published on: Jan 26, 2012
Maryland governor's 2012 legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
News - Published on: Jan 23, 2012
Maryland governor's legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
News - Published on: Jan 20, 2012
Marriage equality advocates recruit volunteer phone-bankers to identify supporters for legislative push and possible referendum
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2012
GWU student pushes for viral video supporting marriage equality to hit U.S. airwaves
News - Published on: Jan 17, 2012
With the 90-day clock ticking down, Maryland's advocates say they are leaving 'no stone unturned' in the effort to pass marriage equality
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2012
2012 is likely to see marriage movement, good and bad, in the courts, the ballot box and in the legislatures
News - Published on: Jan 12, 2012
News Analysis: Obama's position on marriage has been stalled on ''evolving,'' but there is a path forward if he wants it
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
Despite the failure of marriage equality and gender nondiscrimination bills, activists vow to continue the fight in 2012
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
News - Published on: Dec 15, 2011
Divorce bill would grant same-sex couples married in D.C. right to divorce without residency
News - Published on: Dec 8, 2011
Design competition opens in NYC, while Vermont gets new supreme and Duncan calls for better anti-bullying efforts
News - Published on: Dec 1, 2011
Decision is latest victory for same-sex couples, but Maryland AG warns of more fights
News - Published on: Nov 22, 2011
County cops win right to employee benefits for same-sex spouses
Opinion - Published on: Nov 17, 2011
Intermittent victories and political posturing leave LGBT people wondering why we can't ''get it done, already''
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2011
Former Human Rights Campaign Staffer Takes Helm, Promises To Deliver on Marriage Equality
News - Published on: Oct 27, 2011
Maryland AG predicts marriage equality will pass in Annapolis, but then face voters
Video - Published on: Oct 3, 2011
Sarah Jessica Parker introduces NYC Mayor to celebrates New York's gay marriage and progressive diversity
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
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 9, 2011
Baltimore branch now part of the Marylanders for Marriage Equality coalition
News - Published on: Sept 7, 2011
Prop. 8 supporters find sympathetic ears in their quest to defend California's anti-gay marriage law
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
Opinion - Published on: Aug 18, 2011
While the world may be getting more gay-friendly, there are plenty of politicians working to turn back the clock
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
Feature Story - Published on: July 7, 2011
Eight years after the Supreme Court struck down sodomy laws, lawyer Paul Smith looks to the future of LGBT equality
News - Published on: June 27, 2011
News Analysis: Months after Obama announced he was ''evolving'' on marriage equality, the process has stalled
News - Published on: June 24, 2011
After decades of fighting and many false starts, marriage equality legislation passes, signed into law in New York
Opinion - Published on: June 23, 2011
In battle over marriage and gays, New York archbishop exposes his own waning influence
News - Published on: June 16, 2011
From Proposition 8 to New York lawmakers – with a bankruptcy court thrown in for good measure – marriage equality is a bi-coastal proposition this week
Opinion - Published on: Apr 21, 2011
As the fight for gay immigration equality shifts, the White House has the power to stop deportations now
Opinion - Published on: Apr 21, 2011
NOM's bigoted accusations of bias are unsurprising, but still uniquely odious
News - Published on: Apr 20, 2011
Contract with King & Spalding bars all employees of the international law firm from advocating for repeal of DOMA
Video - Published on: Apr 15, 2011
Mayor Vincent Gray and Michael Kahn of Shakespeare Theatre deliver inspiration to DC's gay business leaders, professionals
News - Published on: Apr 14, 2011
With little fanfare and an eye for details, the GLAA has irrefutably improved the lives of LGBT Washingtonians
Opinion - Published on: Apr 7, 2011
With marriage equality still often unrecognized, a small sentiment goes a long way
Opinion - Published on: Mar 31, 2011
The good news/bad news routine on immigration is a cruel April Fools' joke on gay and lesbian couples
Events - Published on: Mar 16, 2011
Wedding event marks a year of marriage equality in D.C.
News - Published on: Mar 11, 2011
Stunning legislators, House chairman sends marriage bill back to committee and into 2012
Opinion - Published on: Mar 10, 2011
As marriage becomes a real part of gay lives, we should remember to live our lives for ourselves
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
A year later, Taka Ariga and Jeremy Ames remember the Washington Post front-page kiss that heralded gay marriage
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
D.C. mayor commemorates one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage legislation
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
Lead sponsor of Maryland House marriage bill confirms Arora's plan to vote against bill
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2011
Maryland Marriage bill passes third reading in Senate; moves on to House committee
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
News - Published on: Feb 17, 2011
Maryland marriage bill receives historic approval of state Senate's Judicial Proceedings Committee
News - Published on: Feb 10, 2011
With Brochin expressing support for marriage equality in Maryland, there remain six senators to persuade
News - Published on: Feb 9, 2011
With an optimistic start from one supporter of the bill, Maryland State Senate listens to more than six hours of testimony regarding marriage equality bill
News - Published on: Feb 4, 2011
The sole Republican senator supporting marriage equality in Maryland talks with Metro Weekly about his decision and the upcoming hearing
News - Published on: Jan 25, 2011
Amid fanfare, legislators introduce marriage-equality measure in Annapolis
Money - Published on: Jan 19, 2011
Start off 2011 on good financial footing
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2011
Madaleno announces marriage bill as GOP leader resigns
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2011
Supreme Court chooses not to hear challenge to D.C. marriage equality
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
Art - Published on: Jan 5, 2011
Foundry Gallery offers a multimedia art exhibit that ''Celebrates Gay Marriage''
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 23, 2010
With Prop. 8 at the Fore, Marriage Equality Gets Legal Foothold
News - Published on: Dec 23, 2010
Activist optimistic about bill's passage and combating opposition that may follow
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 23, 2010
Gay marriage enacted in DC thanks to Mayor, Council and activists; Religious opponents rebuffed at every legal level
News - Published on: Nov 29, 2010
News Analysis: From marriage to the military, the next two weeks will highlight how far the movement for gay equality has come – and how far it has to go
News - Published on: Oct 13, 2010
Gertrude Stein Democratic Club honors allies, members and Desi Deschaine's memory
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 7, 2010
With the White House not answering direct questions about marriage and DOMA, all Americans are left waiting
Events - Published on: Sept 30, 2010
Hillwood Estate's annual Gay Day celebrates same-sex marriage
Opinion - Published on: Sept 30, 2010
From Pentagon to parenthood, the community is courting victories
News - Published on: Aug 25, 2010
News Analysis: The timeline of the elections for governor and attorney general in California mean everything … or nothing … or something to the Proposition 8 appeal
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 18, 2010
With just a day to spare, Prop. 8 supporters win stay and block marriage equality – for now
News - Published on: Aug 18, 2010
NOM's final stop of its Summer of Marriage took place in the District on Sunday, where it was countered by The Big Commit – and the small but powerful Will Phillips
Video - Published on: Aug 17, 2010
NOM brings its campaign against gay families to a close, while marriage equality supporters celebrate D.C.'s achievement with ''The Big Commit''
Video - Published on: Aug 15, 2010
Maryland preacher Harry Jackson tells NOM crowd that same-sex marriage is about rich gay bullies; vows to stop marriage, get LGBT books out of libraries
Video - Published on: Aug 15, 2010
Elementary school activist for marriage equality has a message for NOM: ''My generation will be the change you fear most in the world.''
News - Published on: Aug 12, 2010
With the National Organization for Marriage's bus tour expected in D.C. on Sunday, August 15, opponents of the group and supporters of LGBT equality have a counter-action planned
News - Published on: Aug 12, 2010
Although Judge Walker denied a request to stop his ruling striking down Proposition 8 from going into effect, an August 18 deadline gives a brief window for appeal
News - Published on: Aug 6, 2010
Although Wednesday's decision declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional was historic, it was only the first step in a long journey before the decision is final
Video - Published on: Aug 5, 2010
Full Equality Now DC gathers District's gay marriage supporters for rally
Opinion - Published on: Aug 5, 2010
Argentina's celebration of marriage equality was a moving moment of great change
Opinion - Published on: July 29, 2010
Being hated by others fosters hatred in return, but it's important to move beyond
News - Published on: July 28, 2010
With high court declining to hear marriage challenge, Garden State gays will have to wait
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
Pride Guide - Published on: June 8, 2010
2010 Capital Pride Guide
Opinion - Published on: May 27, 2010
A travesty in Malawi highlights how injustices a world away hit us where we live
News - Published on: May 4, 2010
The anti-marriage camp gets another day in court, leaving D.C. to wait for a pivotal opinion
Opera - Published on: Apr 29, 2010
WNO's Figaro is sheer magic. It's like seeing the opera for the first time -- fresh, funny and sparkling with wit
Opinion - Published on: Apr 15, 2010
A few foes of marriage equality are gearing-up for D.C. elections
News - Published on: Mar 12, 2010
National opponents of same-sex marriage donate to D.C. candidate challenging marriage bill author David Catania
News - Published on: Mar 11, 2010
Group same-sex wedding ceremony in D.C. may be one for the Guinness record book
Opinion - Published on: Mar 11, 2010
Marriage may not change our relationship, but it changes our relationship to our community
News - Published on: Mar 9, 2010
Marriage equality arrives with a string of same-sex weddings, the first to be performed in and legally recognized by D.C.
News - Published on: Mar 9, 2010
As the first couples to enjoy legal marriage in the nation's capital celebrate their unions, some see a blueprint in the District's success
Video - Published on: Mar 9, 2010
Watch as the first couples to marry under the District's marriage equality law celebrate their love before a crowd of family, friends, supporters... and media
News - Published on: Mar 4, 2010
GLAA's 2010 awards will include special recognition for marriage-equality activists, including DC Clergy United for Marriage Equality
Opinion - Published on: Mar 3, 2010
Marriage Equality in D.C. should be met with great joy, even as we work to protect it from opponents of equality
Video - Published on: Mar 3, 2010
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton throws a celebration on Capitol Hill to mark the enactment of the city' marriage equality law
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2010
District's new marriage-equality law takes effect with dozens of applicants, a pledge from Norton to protect it, and fodder from Phelps
Video - Published on: Mar 3, 2010
Gay and lesbian couples line up at D.C. courthouse to file applications for the city's first legally recognized marriage licenses for same-sex couples
News - Published on: Mar 2, 2010
On eve of marriage equality in the District, anti-equality activists ask Supreme Court to block implementation of law and stop gay marriages
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2010
Attorney General Douglas Gansler's opinion opens the way for immediate recognition of out-of-state marriages
Weddings - Published on: Feb 13, 2010
Local jeweler introduces new same-sex ring line and gay wedding consultant offers guidance at upcoming event
News - Published on: Feb 12, 2010
Revelation that the Proposition 8 trial judge is gay leads marriage equality foes to claim there's bias on the bench
News - Published on: Feb 3, 2010
Marriage leader joining national fight in New York
News - Published on: Jan 26, 2010
Prop 8 proponents claim gays are ''politically powerful'' via testimony of ''expert'' unfamiliar with actual gay history
News - Published on: Jan 25, 2010
As trial enters third week, marriage equality opponents expected to paint gays as ''politically powerful''
News - Published on: Jan 23, 2010
Prop 8 defenders argue that ''gay'' is something anyone can be, not a distinct and unchangeable identity
News - Published on: Jan 22, 2010
Prop 8 challengers question high-profile supporter who equated gays with pedophiles and bestiality, claiming he learned it ''on the internet''
News - Published on: Jan 20, 2010
Prop 8 opponents undermine supporters' contention that gay marriage would harm the institution of marriage
News - Published on: Jan 16, 2010
While plaintiffs make case for the harm caused by Prop 8, defense attempts to introduce anti-gay ''expert'' testimony – without the experts
News - Published on: Jan 16, 2010
National Organization for Marriage uses automated phone calls to stump for Scott Brown
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2010
Day 4 of Proposition 8 trial focuses on economic impact of anti-gay policy, as well as psychological toll
News - Published on: Jan 14, 2010
Although marriage equality in D.C. is on track, a number of hurdles must still be cleared
Opinion - Published on: Jan 14, 2010
The Prop 8 trial shows that federal courts need more, not less, sunshine
News - Published on: Jan 14, 2010
Superior Court rules against Stand4Marriage initiative effort
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2010
Supreme Court blocks broadcast of Proposition 8 trial
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2010
Prop 8 defense lawyers point to sitcoms and Barney Frank to prove gays don't face discrimination in society
News - Published on: Jan 12, 2010
Lawyers challenge California's Prop 8 with comparisons to Anita Bryant's ''Save the Children'' campaign of the 1970s
News - Published on: Jan 7, 2010
A free-speech split emerges in the LGBT community over bus ads promoting an end to D.C. marriage equality
Opinion - Published on: Jan 7, 2010
Free speech deserves to be defended, especially when it offends us
Opinion - Published on: Dec 24, 2009
Years of strategy and execution are enabling today's marriage victories
News - Published on: Dec 24, 2009
Marriage equality for gays and lesbians is the latest chapter in the District's history of civil-rights achievements
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 24, 2009
The legal cases that shaped the past decade and will shape the next
News - Published on: Dec 21, 2009
Brief from Nickles says Jackson's lawsuit based on “irrelevant stereotypes and prejudice”
News - Published on: Dec 18, 2009
Marriage equality legislation for same-sex couples now enters period of congressional review
Opinion - Published on: Dec 17, 2009
In the District, a time to celebrate and defend equality
News - Published on: Dec 15, 2009
Next stop Fenty, then Congress, for D.C. marriage equality
News - Published on: Dec 10, 2009
Groups plan demonstration of support as marriage equality nears in the District
News - Published on: Dec 3, 2009
D.C. City Council votes 11-2 for marriage equality during first reading, as no-vote Barry decries ''litmus test''
News - Published on: Dec 2, 2009
New York Senate votes down marriage equality bill, despite Democratic majority and governor's support
News - Published on: Nov 26, 2009
Phil Attey wants to help closeted Catholic priests do the right thing, but not everyone agrees that churchouting.org is the right thing to do
Opinion - Published on: Nov 20, 2009
Catholic Charities attempts to block marriage equality while sitting on the public dole
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2009
Marriage opposition takes the fight to D.C. Superior Court
Opinion - Published on: Nov 19, 2009
Stonewall Baby
News - Published on: Nov 19, 2009
BOEE rejects marriage initiative, Jackson files complaint
News - Published on: Nov 18, 2009
Anti-gay group appeals District's refusal of initiative to block gay marriage
Opinion - Published on: Nov 12, 2009
Center Field
News - Published on: Nov 5, 2009
One local uses Council's marriage-equality meeting to pop the question
Video - Published on: Nov 5, 2009
Washington residents rally in Dupont Circle against loss of marriage in Maine, for marriage in the District of Columbia
News - Published on: Oct 29, 2009
The opposition fires its shots at marriage equality
News - Published on: Oct 29, 2009
Both sides of the marriage-equality debate offer hours of testimony before the D.C. Council
News - Published on: Oct 22, 2009
Monday set for full day of marriage-equality arguments
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2009
Mayor Fenty greets marchers and voices support of marriage bill
News - Published on: Oct 8, 2009
D.C. Attorney General Advises DCBOEE Against Anti-Marriage Measure
News - Published on: Oct 8, 2009
Catania fulfills pledge with introduction of marriage-equality bill
News - Published on: Oct 6, 2009
Legislation introduced with support of 10 councilmembers
News - Published on: Sept 24, 2009
Groups join forces to support marriage-equality legislation in the District
Opinion - Published on: Sept 17, 2009
Center Field
Opinion - Published on: Sept 3, 2009
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: Aug 20, 2009
Group opposing marriage equality makes the move to D.C.
News - Published on: July 16, 2009
Bi-national D.C. couple weighs options after residency jeopardized
News - Published on: June 18, 2009
Effort to put marriage-recognition on the ballot ends in favor of marriage equality
News - Published on: June 15, 2009
DC Board of Elections and Ethics finds anti-marriage referendum improper
News - Published on: June 11, 2009
Board of Elections hears arguments regarding proposed marriage referendum
News - Published on: June 11, 2009
D.C. Attorney General advises board to reject marriage referendum
News - Published on: June 4, 2009
Coalition of D.C. clergy forms to promote marriage equality
News - Published on: May 21, 2009
Community meeting brings activists closer to marriage-equality strategy
Opinion - Published on: May 14, 2009
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: May 7, 2009
As anti-gay protestors rally, Council votes again to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions
Money - Published on: May 7, 2009
Two local couples want to help you find gay-friendly vendors for your big day
News - Published on: May 7, 2009
Fenty officially backs Council effort for out-of-state marriages
News - Published on: Apr 30, 2009
Marion Barry joins religious protest against gay ''immorality'' at Freedom Plaza
News - Published on: Apr 30, 2009
Gay man stages impromptu Knights of Columbus protest
News - Published on: Apr 29, 2009
Marion Barry joins religious protest against gay ''immorality'' at Freedom Plaza
News - Published on: Apr 25, 2009
Anti-gay groups partner for public protest against same-sex marriage recognition in D.C.
News - Published on: Apr 23, 2009
Stein Dems pass marriage-equality resolution
News - Published on: Apr 16, 2009
Study finds marriage equality could bring millions of dollars to D.C.
News - Published on: Apr 9, 2009
D.C. City Council votes 12-0 to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions
News - Published on: Apr 7, 2009
Full support for amendment to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages
News - Published on: Apr 2, 2009
Catania hints at movement with marriage-equality bill
News - Published on: Mar 19, 2009
Councilmember pens letter to Mayor Fenty regarding out-of-state partnerships
News - Published on: Mar 19, 2009
Activists gather in Annapolis to advance marriage-equality legislation
News - Published on: Mar 5, 2009
Activists plan new strategy as out-of-state partnerships wait for recognition
Opinion - Published on: Feb 19, 2009
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: Jan 29, 2009
GLBT immigration group expands efforts in D.C.
News - Published on: Dec 18, 2008
Forum looks at advancing marriage equality in D.C.
Opinion - Published on: Dec 18, 2008
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2008
Thousands take to National Mall against Prop. 8 and for marriage equality
Opinion - Published on: Nov 20, 2008
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
D.C.'s Minter leads court challenge, while local couples weigh options
Opinion - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
Commentary: Stonewall Baby
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Win, We Lose. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
News - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
D.C. joins national movement with Nov. 15 rally
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2008
California-court hero Shannon Minter to open Equal Justice career fair
Opinion - Published on: June 19, 2008
Commentary: Center Field
Opinion - Published on: June 12, 2008
Commentary: Buggery
News - Published on: Feb 7, 2008
Equality Maryland preps for its own Lobby Day
News - Published on: Jan 17, 2008
As a landmark marriage bill approaches in Maryland, the political gears rev up, while the loss of a key ally stuns
News - Published on: Jan 14, 2008
Maryland State Senator Gwendolyn Britt dies
News - Published on: Dec 20, 2007
Kensington Town Council calls on Maryland legislators to pass marriage equality bill
News - Published on: Nov 29, 2007
The Center to hold public forum on marriage equality in DC
News - Published on: Nov 1, 2007
Straight founder of new Maryland group seeks to aid black, same-sex households
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
Activists disappointed, not discouraged, by Court of Appeals decision
News - Published on: June 21, 2007
Rabbis discuss same-sex commitment ceremonies at D.C. Jewish Community Center
News - Published on: May 10, 2007
Recent developments in lesbian child-custody case highlight risks and disparities in legal rights
News - Published on: Mar 29, 2007
New law allows joint filing for D.C. domestic partners in 2008
News - Published on: Dec 7, 2006
Gay marriage gets its day in Maryland's high court
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 2, 2006
The next Maryland governor could set the state's course on gay marriage
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 19, 2006
Virginia's latest move against gay and lesbian relationships
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 19, 2006
Gay and lesbian groups fight back against a new wave of constitutional amendments
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 16, 2006
Leading HRC's charge
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 5, 2006
2005 Year in Review: Gay marriages were approved and banned, while straight celebrities made a mockery of theirs
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 3, 2005
The D.C. mayoral election may be a year away, but for Adrian Fenty it's never too early to start the campaign
Community Profile - Published on: July 14, 2005
A Community Profile
News - Published on: May 5, 2005
LGBT community leaders gather to tell Mayor Williams what his priorities should be
Money - Published on: Mar 17, 2005
Money: Clever ways unmarried couples can save on taxes
News - Published on: Feb 24, 2005
'Marriage Works' hit the walls at Farragut North
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 10, 2005
Gay and lesbian couples on their lasting love
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 10, 2005
Michael Hussey and Bennett DeOlazo
Money - Published on: Dec 23, 2004
How to talk with your partner about money
News - Published on: Dec 2, 2004
Cheryl Jacques resigns post as board cites 'difference in management philosophy' as reason for departure
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 18, 2004
National GLBT groups chart a second-term course
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 21, 2004
D.C.'s first Attorney General Robert Spagnoletti makes an impression on everyone he meets
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 7, 2004
David Catania's new political life as an independent
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 30, 2004
Henry Rollins, Bob Mould and John Cameron Mitchell take the stage for gay marriage with WEDRock
News - Published on: Sept 9, 2004
Harold Brazil claims Kwame Brown is misrepresenting his same-sex marriage stand
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 26, 2004
Paris Barclay talks about the Vietnam War, gay marriage, and the fabric of hate
Feature Story - Published on: July 29, 2004
Politically Speaking
Feature Story - Published on: July 1, 2004
HRC head Cheryl Jacques talks about defeating anti-gay Federal Marriage Amendment and electing John Kerry
Feature Story - Published on: May 20, 2004
Gay marriage and the next steps from Evan Wolfson, Director of Freedom to Marry
News - Published on: Apr 1, 2004
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom talks about his fight for gay marriage
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 25, 2004
Chuck Wolfe and the Victory Fund bring gays and lesbians to the political party
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 18, 2004
Six Ways to Make Your Relationship Financially Sound
News - Published on: Mar 18, 2004
Log Cabin launches anti-FMA campaign; California puts the brakes on, while Massachusetts may be moving forward
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 26, 2004
Gay Maryland couple legally ties the knot
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 26, 2004
Mayor Newsom moved toward gay marriages because of President's anti-gay speech
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 19, 2004
Carlene Cheatam reflects on her 25 years of GLBT leadership in DC
Money - Published on: Feb 12, 2004
Couples and Money issues
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2003
State's Supreme Court says same-sex couples deserve marriage rights
Feature Story - Published on: July 10, 2003
Interview with Log Cabin Republican Executive Director Patrick Guerriero
News - Published on: July 3, 2003
The biggest gay rights victory ever will lead to an even larger battle over marriage
News - Published on: June 5, 2003
With or Without a ‘Gay Agenda' Leaders Find Plenty of Common Ground
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 10, 2003
For Same-Sex Couples, All's Not Fair in Love and War
News - Published on: Mar 6, 2003
GLAAD Report Shows Surge in Commitment Ceremony Announcements
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 13, 2003
A Sampling of Planning Resources for Gay Weddings
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 13, 2003
Wedding announcements in the Washington Post
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 13, 2003
Travel ideas
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 13, 2003
D.C.'s Domestic Parnership registry
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 13, 2003
Planning the Perfect Gay & Lesbian Wedding / Marriage
News - Published on: Dec 19, 2002
While the Government Continues to Condemn Same-Sex Unions, More and More Churches Move Ahead
Feature Story - Published on: July 11, 2002
Tim Miller's stand against the I.N.S.