Why the SCOTUS Ruling on Gay Marriage Feels So Good

Rich Juzwiak · 06/26/15 04:04PM

Today we celebrate federal acknowledgment in the U.S. that same-sex love is love period. We celebrate the ease with which committed gay couples all over the country can fortify lives together, and that those lives will be protected under the law, just as they have been for their straight counterparts. We celebrate the act of putting into writing the assertion that gays are no longer second-class citizens. It is so ordered that gay people are people, too.

NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Will Finally Let Gays March in 2015

Allie Jones · 09/03/14 09:26AM

In a desperate move to save their remaining beer sponsorships, the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers have decided to let one gay group march in the parade in 2015. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Guinness, and Sam Adams all boycotted the parade this year, which clearly scared the organizers into what they say is only "political correctness."

What's Next for Gay-Rights Advocates

Max Read · 06/27/13 07:27AM

Now that the Supreme Court has struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and punted on Proposition 8, allowing California to continue licensing gay marriages, the two largest legal battles for gay-rights advocates have essentially ended. So what comes next?

So You Want to Get Gay Married...

Max Read · 06/26/13 02:59PM

In a 5-4 ruling released this morning, the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, granting thousands of married gay couple federal recognition. What does this mean, practically?