In an essay published in The Guardian after the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision, Chelsea Manning traced the arc of progress on the issue of LGBT rights, starting from the moment California's controversial Proposition 8 was passed in 2008 to Friday's stunning SCOTUS victory.
The chief of Firefox browser maker Mozilla is stepping down in the face of controversy stirred by his support of a California bill to ban gay marriage.
A look at the day's political happenings, including the White House responds to a slew of petitions about the Westboro Baptist Church and Egypt has a new interim president.
Thanks to the Supreme Court's decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry, California's Proposition 8 ballot initiative that barred same-sex marriage in the state is no more. But the measure's supporters are once again up in arms after the Golden State resumed allowing gay couples to wed Friday. (UPDATED)
How proponents of marriage equality and progressives generally proceed from this point depends on understanding exactly what Wednesday’s decisions on DOMA and Proposition 8 said and didn’t say. To do that, we must look beyond the headlines. Given the narrow reach of the court’s rulings in the DOMA and Proposition 8 cases, here are three takeaways for marriage equality proponents.
A look at the day's political happenings, including reaction from the winners after the Supreme Court's DOMA and Proposition 8 rulings and results of the Massachusetts Senate special election.
The House minority leader gave the ultimate reaction that could work for just about every future crazy thing the outgoing Minnesota congresswoman says.
On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued decisions on a pair of landmark same-sex marriage cases, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act while ruling the proponents of California's Proposition 8 lacked standing to argue the case in federal courts. On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued decisions on a pair of landmark same-sex marriage cases.
A look at the day's political happenings, including PolitiFact considers possible outcomes for Wednesday's Supreme Court same-sex marriage decisions and "The Daily Show's" John Oliver takes aim at the media and the government over whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
After spending an estimated $20 million and employing 77 people full time to ban gay marriage in California with Proposition 8 in 2008, the church's political surrender on the issue has enabled a cultural shift that is spreading rapidly across the United States.