Tag Archives: DOMA

SCOTUS Marriage Equality Hearings Begin Today

Remember, the audio of the oral arguments will be posted as soon as they become available. Read the Washington Blade article Related The Many Ways to Support Marriage Equality on March 26

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D.C. Weather For Tuesday’s Marriage Marches UPDATED

Looks like you can now leave the umbellas at home Tuesday. Previously: If you are coming to Washington, D.C. to join the United for Marriage march and rally on March 26, you may want to pack your galoshes. The prediction … Continue reading

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The Many Ways to Support Marriage Equality on March 26

The oral arguments for the Supreme Court Cases to overturn California’s Proposition 8 and challenge the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will be coming up on March 26 and 27. The Nation Organization for Marriage, which opposes marriage equality, will … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Couples Split Time ‘Across the Pond’ Due to DOMA

Jeremy Hooper over on his blog Good-As You, gives us a great graphic on the impact that The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has on same-sex couple where one partner is not from the United States. Go ‘Like’ the Facebook … Continue reading

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Supreme Court and Standing On Marriage Equality

Linda Greenhouse offers up an interesting theory on why the Supreme Court may be taking up the marriage case of Proposition 8 and Windsor case against the Defense of Marriage Act. From the New York Times Opinion Pages: Is it … Continue reading

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The ‘REAL’ Problem with Log Cabin Republican’s Endorsement of Mitt Romney

Casey Pick, the program director for Log Cabin Republicans, writes on BlogHer about the reasoning behind Log Cabin Republicans qualified endorsed of Mitt Romney. The defense is peppered with ‘he’s not so bad’ and ‘we can work with him’ statements which would have been … Continue reading

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What If You Lost Your Spouse, and You Were the Last to Know

That’s the question asked in this powerful video from Freedom to Marry. Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry is a joint campaign by Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network to highlight the stories of military families harmed by DOMA. … Continue reading

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The Injustice of Social Security for LGBT Seniors

The Washington Blade is reporting on a new bill making its way through congress, HR 4609, The Social Security Equality Act introduced by Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.). The Bill would help to give same-sex couples greater access to their spouses social security benefits … Continue reading

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Republican Lesbian Who Helped Write DOMA, Is Now Lobbying To Repeal It

Reposted from The Huffington Post: WASHINGTON — It has been 16 years since Kathryn Lehman was a Republican Hill staffer working on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one … Continue reading

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Real homophobes don’t Google (commentary from Mark Morford)

While I normally don’t like snarky commentary, this article from Mark Morford in the San Francisco Chronicle really tickled me for its over-the-top, yet spot-on, nod to how support; even self-serving support, for gays is inescapable: Behold, dear homophobe, the upwards … Continue reading

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