Marta Cook documents the growing grassroots support for LGBT rights among evangelicals.
Today the House takes the next step toward full benefits for same-sex domestic partners, write Josh Rosenthal and Will Nevius.
Last week CAP and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released two groundbreaking reports on marriage-equality ballot initiatives in California and Michigan.
Report A report by Jonathan Duffy and Sally Steenland explores the strategies for Proposal 2 in Michigan, a state constitutional amendment that prohibited same-sex marriage.
Winnie Stachelberg weighs in on the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold the ballot initiative, which bans same-sex unions in the state.
Christians who oppose same-sex marriage say it goes against the biblical conception of marriage and sexuality, but they're wrong.
Progressive religious leaders should be a strong voice in the fight for marriage equality, writes Sarah Dreier. Opportunities to do so abound this week.
Report After paying into the system their whole lives, married same-sex couples will be denied thousands of dollars in Social Security benefits, write Ben Furnas and Josh Rosenthal.
Harvey Milk's fight resonates today as gay activists fight against the passage of Proposition 8 in California.
California Supreme Court rules doctors cannot discriminate against gays and lesbians in providing services.
Congress will vote again this week on legislation that seeks to add an amendment to the Constitution banning same-sex marriage.
This morning the Center for American Progress, in partnership with the Cato Institute, welcomed the perspectives of four legal experts on the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) up for vote in the Senate this week. The panelists were Dale Carpenter, law professor at the University of Minnesota; Louis Michael Seidman, law professor at Georgetown University; Bruce [...]
Text of President Bush’s Remarks on the Marriage Protection Amendment, Corrected and Annotated View this document with full graphics (PDF) June 6, 2006 Thank you all. Please be seated. Good afternoon and welcome to the White House. It is a pleasure to be with so many fine community leaders, scholars, family organizations, [...]
Last Tuesday, the U.S. Senate decisively rejected efforts to bring to the floor an amendment to the Constitution that would have prohibited the states from recognizing civil marriage for their gay and lesbian citizens. Rather than risk a similar defeat, House leaders plan to bring to the floor on Thursday a bill that would bypass [...]
Yesterday, in a huge win for progressives, a divisive and radical attempt by right-wing conservatives to write intolerance into the U.S. Constitution failed on a vote of 50-48.