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LGBT: Marriage and Relationship Recognition Archives

A Nation of Support for Marriage Equality

For the first time ever, a majority of Americans support marriage equality, proving that the public is moving ahead of the religious institutions and politicians living in the past, writes Sally Steenland.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, March 21, 2011

Justice for All

President Obama's reversal on the Defense of Marriage Act is a victory for equal rights, say Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills.

By Danielle Moodie-Mills and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Essence of Marriage

Newlyweds Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills move beyond the black community’s own “don’t ask, don’t tell” policies, writes Sam Fulwood III.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Through the Looking Glass

Recent legal changes in Mexico and Argentina advance gay and transgender rights, but also fortify secular governance, writes Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray.

By Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray | Thursday, August 26, 2010

Living Out The True Meaning of Our Creed

Federal Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision striking down California’s ban on same-sex marriage is a victory for equality, write Ian Millhiser and Jeff Krehely.

By Ian Millhiser and Jeff Krehely | Friday, August 6, 2010

Religious Groups Show Growing Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Many religious groups approved of yesterday’s overturn of California’s same-sex marriage ban, writes Sally Steenland.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, August 5, 2010

A Critical Issue: Hospital Visitation Rights

Jeff Krehely argues in the Baltimore Sun that hospital visitation rights are an important step on the path to full marriage rights for all Americans.

By Jeff Krehely | Monday, May 24, 2010

Voters as Victims: A Right-Wing Sleight of Hand

Bret Evans and Jeff Krehely examine Protect Marriage Washington’s claims of harassment against marriage equality opponents now before the Supreme Court.

By Bret Evans and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Help and Comfort When It’s Needed Most

CAP talks with Jeff Krehely on President Obama's directive that would require hospitals to allow visitation rights for same-sex couples.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Making COBRA More Equal

New bill would correct a longstanding inequality by allowing partners and other beneficiaries to access health care after a break in coverage, write Liz Weiss and Josh Rosenthal.

By Liz Weiss and Josh Rosenthal | Monday, April 5, 2010

Time to Stop the Lies

book_alt2 icon Report Jeff Krehely fact checks Bishop Harry Jackson and other gay marriage opponents' claims about the proposed DC marriage law expansion.

By Jeff Krehely | Thursday, November 19, 2009

LGBT Equality Fight Continues

Maine voters rejected same-sex couple marriage rights yesterday, but other states are moving toward equality.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Evangelicals Step Up for Marriage Equality

Marta Cook documents the growing grassroots support for LGBT rights among evangelicals.

By Marta Cook | Thursday, October 15, 2009

House Moves Toward Full Benefits for Domestic Partners

Today the House takes the next step toward full benefits for same-sex domestic partners, write Josh Rosenthal and Will Nevius.

By Josh Rosenthal and Will Nevius | Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Religious Voices Are Critical for the Advancement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality

Last week CAP and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released two groundbreaking reports on marriage-equality ballot initiatives in California and Michigan.

Monday, June 8, 2009