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DOMA has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court!

The strike-down of DOMA is a giant step in the right direction toward ensuring equality for all American citizens! Today’s decision means that federal benefits, like Social Security and income tax, can extend to same-sex couples who …

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Widow’s Challenge to DOMA

NEW YORK – September 27 – The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unfairly forced Edith “Edie” Windsor to pay more than $360,000 in federal estate tax after the death of her spouse, Thea Spyer, that she would …

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Defense of Marriage Act Found Unconstitutional in Federal Court, Again

Late Wednesday, a federal judge in New York ruled that the “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA), which defines marriage as between a ‘man and woman’, is unconstitutional, as it discriminates against married same-sex couples — the fifth …

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Obama and Marriage: A Turning Point in Presidential Politics

“It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” With those words, President Obama made history as the first sitting president to support marriage equality for …

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Joe Biden Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed same-sex marriage, becoming the highest ranking American official to back marriage for gay and lesbian people. His comments signify a split within the Obama administration and may pave the way for …

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Is Barack Obama a “Fierce Advocate” For Gays or Just Pragmatist-in-Chief?

The Obama administration has gone from indifference to actively promoting religious opposition to the civil rights of gay Americans, comparing same-sex marriage to incest and pedophilia. Only when “pink dollars” were pulled did the president approach the …

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