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A Whirlwind Six Weeks Ahead for Marriage Equality

A Whirlwind Six Weeks Ahead for Marriage Equality

Last year at this time, the United States Supreme Court had just finished hearing oral arguments in two LGBT cases that resulted in landmark marriage equality rulings striking down Section…

Pride Bursting Out at the California Democratic Convention

Pride Bursting Out at the California Democratic Convention

Earlier this month, we spoke at the California Democratic Convention celebration of the tenth anniversary of San Francisco’s “Winter of Love,” when over 4,000 same-sex couples from all over the…

Reflections on Arizona’s Vetoed Anti-Gay Legislation: Time to Seize the Moment

Reflections on Arizona’s Vetoed Anti-Gay Legislation: Time to Seize the Moment

Arizona’s recently failed attempt to enact a law permitting restaurants, hotels, and other businesses to deny services to LGBT people, under the guise of religious liberty, rightly raised the ire…

The Relevance of the Winter of Love to the Entire LGBTIQ Community Today

The Relevance of the Winter of Love to the Entire LGBTIQ Community Today

Next week marks the ten-year anniversary of the beginning of San Francisco’s “Winter of Love,” in which 4,037 same-sex couples married at San Francisco City Hall from February 12 to…

State of Celebration

State of Celebration

All summer long, it has been amazing to see the marriage map changing day by day as weddings performed by county clerks in New Mexico and Pennsylvania have proven once…

Playing the Orson Scott Card: Why I Won’t Go See Ender’s Game

Playing the Orson Scott Card: Why I Won’t Go See Ender’s Game

As a sensitive and lonely gay kid in rural Virginia, science fiction and fantasy were my gateway to a world of endless possibilities and brighter futures. My favorite childhood friends…

Winning Rhode Island and Beyond

By Thom Watson, Marriage Equality USA I was poised to write this column as a speculation about which state would be the tenth to recognize civil marriage equality for same-sex…