lgbt rights

 

An evolved inauguration

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. For if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal, as well,” President Obama said yesterday in his second inaugural address. This week, the LGBT community witnessed a [...]

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As Democrats despair over Obama, there’s one issue left that could re-energize his base

Liberals are dissatisfied with the president’s economic approach. But there’s one issue left that could re-energize Obama’s base: gay marriage.

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Maryland governor promises renewed gay marriage push, just in time for 2012 election

Martin O’Malley said he would campaign more aggressively for the measure after taking a back seat earlier this year. The fight could come just as the 2012 election beings in earnest.

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Republicans supported gay marriage in New York. Will they do the same in Maryland?

The lone Republican lawmaker to support gay marriage in Maryland said the result there could be similar to New York, “with the final margin being the Republicans.”

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  In Perspective: Jon Meacham on the gay rights movement

In this essay, Jon Meacham compares the struggle for civil rights in the 1960s to the gay rights movement today, and finds that we may be repeating the mistakes of the past.

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Senate confirms Elena Kagan, as same-sex marriage debate looms

The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan, only the fourth woman in history to serve on the Supreme Court. But the moment was overshadowed by Wednesday’s ruling on same-sex marriage.

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