Category: Equal Marriage

Texas church won’t marry straight couples until it can hold same sex weddings

Texas church won’t marry straight couples until it can hold same sex weddings

According to Mayer Nissim on pinknews.co.uk: Texas and the church aren’t often known for their progressive nature, but one church in Austin has decided to take a significant stand on LGBT rights. The First...

President Obama, LGBTQ groups celebrate the legacy of Edie Windsor

President Obama, LGBTQ groups celebrate the legacy of Edie Windsor

Edith Windsor, whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. She was...

Edie Windsor, marriage equality heroine, passes at 88

Edie Windsor, marriage equality heroine, passes at 88

According to Mollie Reilly on The Huffington Post: Edith Windsor, the LGBTQ activist and lead plaintiff in a landmark Supreme Court marriage equality case, died Tuesday, Sept. 12 at age 88, The New York...

Human Rights Watch: Australia marriage vote is cruel, anti-gay

Human Rights Watch: Australia marriage vote is cruel, anti-gay

According to Kyle Knight on The Advocate: The Australian government will let people to “have their say” on same-sex marriage. The Australian High Court ruled Thursday that the government’s postal vote can proceed, so...

Thousands rally for marriage equality in Australia as polls narrow

Thousands rally for marriage equality in Australia as polls narrow

Towleroad posted on Sept. 10, with permission from AFP: Thousands of Australians dressed in rainbow colours rallied Sunday in support of same-sex marriage ahead of a postal ballot, as polls showed the “yes” campaign’s...