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Apr 28, 2015, 10:20am EDT
  • September 12, 2017

    Edie Windsor, winner of landmark same-sex marriage case and LGBTQ hero, has died at 88

    Windsor leaves behind a culture-shifting Supreme Court case and an epic love story.

  • July 8, 2015

    Watch: A gay couple get their marriage license application denied in Kentucky

    Here's why the county might get away with it.

  • July 7, 2015

    A Texas clerk cited religious objections to deny same-sex marriages. It failed horribly.

    The Supreme Court was clear: The Constitution requires county governments to marry same-sex couples.

  • July 2, 2015

    The Episcopal Church now sanctions same-sex marriages. Here's where other churches stand.

  • July 1, 2015

    George Takei to Clarence Thomas: The government can take our dignity. They did it to me.

    Mr. Sulu cites his experience in internments camps to argue the government can strip people's dignity.

  • July 1, 2015

    Watch Beyoncé show us all how to celebrate the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling

    It's incredible.

  • June 30, 2015

    Jon Stewart takes on Justice Scalia's dissent to the marriage equality ruling

    "Your problem here is bald-faced, out-in-the-open, common-sense experience."

  • June 28, 2015

    9 colorful photos of New York City's LGBTQ Pride March celebrating marriage equality

    A very happy day.

  • June 28, 2015

    The Supreme Court has killed the oldest, dumbest argument against same-sex marriage

    No, it is absolutely not going to harm your straight marriage.

  • June 27, 2015

    This amazing week, in one cartoon

    Looks about right.

  • June 27, 2015

    Is the Supreme Court more liberal? Or are the cases more conservative?

    What measures of Supreme Court liberalism are actually measuring.

  • June 26, 2015

    Here's how the White House is celebrating the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling


  • June 26, 2015

    The Supreme Court just legalized same-sex marriage across the US

    A massive victory for LGBTQ advocates.

  • June 26, 2015

    This week shows us how the next Democratic coalition will be brought together

    Generations of fighting for same-sex rights, access to health insurance, fair housing, and the end of racist symbols yielded big victories for progressives all at once.

  • June 26, 2015

    Top anti-gay group cites Martin Luther King in opposition to the Supreme Court's decision

    The group also cited Supreme Court cases involving slavery and abortion.

  • June 26, 2015

    What’s next for one same-sex marriage group? Nothing. They’ve won.

    And now they're disbanding.

  • June 26, 2015

    To avoid marrying gay couples, some Alabama counties have stopped marrying everyone

    For real.

  • June 26, 2015

    Watch same-sex couples speak their vows through tears and smiles in Atlanta ceremony

    "Never underestimate that a group of determined individuals can change the world," one judge says as she began to marry couple No. 10.

  • June 26, 2015

    Why marriage equality matters for all Americans, explained in one powerful paragraph

    "Because it fulfills yearnings for security, safe haven, and connection that express our common humanity, civil marriage is an esteemed institution, and the decision whether and whom to marry is among life’s momentous acts of self-definition."

  • June 26, 2015

    Gay couples can get married everywhere, but bakers can still refuse to bake the cake

    The Supreme Court punted on whether it's okay to discriminate against LGBTQ people on religious grounds.

  • June 26, 2015

    This map shows every country with full marriage equality — now including the US

    The US is the largest country in the world to have nationwide marriage equality. By a long shot.

  • June 26, 2015

    Watch DC's Gay Men's Chorus's moving performance of National Anthem on Supreme Court steps

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington sang the national anthem, surrounded by cheering crowds.

  • June 26, 2015

    Obergefell v. Hodges: 7 key quotes from the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling

    The Supreme Court was clear: Marriage is a fundamental right.

  • June 26, 2015

    Republican reactions to the Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision, ranked by anger

    "The Supreme Court can no more repeal the laws of nature and nature's God on marriage than it can the laws of gravity."

  • June 26, 2015

    Clarence Thomas: Same-sex marriage bans, like slavery, were just fine for human dignity

    We might be working with a different definition of "dignity."

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