Michelangelo Signorile - Editor-at-large, HuffPost Gay Voices April 17th, 2013
Patti Davis, the daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan, made headlines two weeks ago when she said her father would have backed same-sex marriage. Now, in a new interview, she says that her mother, who rarely speaks on public policy issues, supports marriage equality.
NEW YORK – Openly gay Marine Corps Capt. Matthew Phelps and his soon-to-be husband Ben Schock are featured in the newest video in the “Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry” campaign by Freedom to Marry and OutServe-SLDN.
Capt. Phelps and Schock previously made news when they became the first-ever same-sex couple to get engaged through a marriage proposal at the White House.
The head of the Georgia Republican Party says that legalizing same-sex marriage will lead to fraud by straight people who will claim they are gay so they can marry their straight friends and “get all the benefits” of marriage.
America’s most high-profile Catholic official, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, says that gays and lesbians are “entitled to friendship” with each other, but that “sexual love” is intended only between a man and a woman.
In a new interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, singer and actress Marie Osmond — the only daughter of nine children in the famed Mormon show business family — says she supports marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples.
Osmond, whose oldest daughter Jessica is lesbian, says, “My daughter deserves everything that she desires,” including marriage.
As the U.S. Supreme Court considers arguments on pivotal same-sex marriage cases this week, TIME magazine will release two separate covers declaring, “Gay Marriage Already Won” — each featuring an intimate portrait of a committed gay couple: one male, one female.
SAN DIEGO -- As marriage equality is at the forefront of the nationwide dialogue this week, gay rights activist Sean Sala debated Jennifer Thieme from the Ruth Institute, an affiliate of the National Organization for Marriage.
The debate aired on UT-TV, the online television station produced by the UT-San Diego newspaper, during the "Primetime with Taylor Baldwin" show.
FREEPORT, Maine — A Maine magazine has awarded a dream wedding valued up to $100,000 to a same-sex couple in its annual wedding contest.
Real Maine Weddings says Jenna Eagleton and Caroline Currie of Portland were chosen from among three finalist couples. The announcement was made Sunday at the Maine Wedding Association Bridal Show in Freeport.