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Collateral Damage

Military book_alt2 icon Report By preventing the military from recognizing the legal marriages of same-sex military couples, the Defense of Marriage Act contradicts numerous military initiatives.

By Katie Miller | Thursday, February 21, 2013

Infographic: Americans Agree: DOMA Is Discrimination

A recent Center for American Progress and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders poll shows that, more than ever, Americans agree: The Defense of Marriage Act has to go.

By Crosby Burns and Carisa Cunningham | Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Infographic: Money Pit Politics: Spending to Defend the Indefensible

Instead of House Republicans spending $3 million defending the Defense of Marriage Act, there are a number of better areas in which the money could be spent.

By Andrew Cray and Crosby Burns | Friday, January 25, 2013

5 Ways the Defense of Marriage Act Harms Same-Sex Couples and Their Children

Gay couple and their childrenThis unconstitutional law threatens the health, well-being, and economic livelihood of families headed by same-sex couples.

By Katie Miller and Crosby Burns | Friday, November 30, 2012

Same-Sex Couples and the Supreme Court: What to Expect in the Coming Weeks

U.S. Supreme Court buildingThe Court’s potential decision to review the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 will impact thousands of same-sex couples nationwide.

By Crosby Burns and Andrew Blotky | Thursday, November 15, 2012

Latino Support for Equality Goes Far Beyond Marriage

President Obama and Robin Roberts talk about marriage equalityBy near-universal margins, Latinos support laws and policies that level the playing field for gay Americans in all areas of life, not just marriage.

By Crosby Burns | Monday, October 22, 2012

The Defense of Marriage Act and Undocumented Immigrants

Ariel Eure explains why we need to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act in order to keep binational families together.

By Ariel Eure | Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Securing Legal Ties for Children Living in LGBT Families

Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely show why we need stronger protections for children raised in gay and transgender homes.

By Jennifer Chrisler, Laura Deaton, and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Why Courts Matter

article icon Issue Brief Andrew Blotky and Kimberly Barton look at recent and ongoing court cases that demonstrate how much is at stake for the LGBT community.

By Andrew Blotky and Kimberly Barton | Thursday, July 12, 2012

Marriage Equality Now a Mainstream Value

Crosby Burns and Ben Harris analyze recent polls that show that the majority of Americans support marriage equality.

By Crosby Burns and Ben Harris | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Infographic: Marriage Equality Is Now a Mainstream Value

Crosby Burns and Ben Harris show using an infographic that the public widely supports marriage equality.

By Crosby Burns and Ben Harris | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

President Obama Sparks Momentum with His Announcement on Marriage Equality

Recent polling shows same-sex marriage is gaining strong support from African American leaders and voters.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Support Grows for Marriage Equality Among African Americans

The mainstream media is only telling part of the story about where different races and ethnicities stand on both marriage equality and other equal rights issues for gay people, writes Jeff Krehely.

By Jeff Krehely | Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Real Reason Blacks Won’t Abandon President Obama Over Marriage Equality

The black community’s support for President Obama is not only about accepting a broader understanding of family but also social and economic policies that help their communities, write Sophia Kerby and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills.

By Sophia Kerby and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Thursday, May 17, 2012

President Obama’s Announcement and What’s Next for Marriage Equality

play_alt icon Video Winnie Stachelberg discusses President Obama's historic announcement in support of marriage equality and explains how he is in line with public opinion on the issue.

By Winnie Stachelberg | Wednesday, May 9, 2012