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Marriage Rights in D.C.
HRC reports on this advance in our right to marry.
Prop 8 Trial
Defenders of Prop 8 are using arguments long ago proven to be factually and
historically inaccurate. While an uninformed populace may believe them - or
choose to suspend disbelief in support of their own personal prejudices, we need
to hope that the Court will not be so easily swayed, or mislead. Live
here. More on equal marriage rights
Marriage in California
A history...Okay, we don't start back with the Pueblos, but a lot has
happened in the past 30 years plus.
Weddings of Mass
President Bush has identified the most important item on the national
agenda. Who knew he meant gay and lesbian marriage when he spoke of
Three Add DP
Domestic partnership benefits are added for U.S. employees of Ford,
Chrysler and General Motors.
Thoughts on the separations in our lives, and whether they are
to the Chapel
Same gender marriage. Why not?
Again Some More For the Holidays
Our now annual look at how our holiday celebrations are even more fun.
(Or is that tense?)
We fought the good fight against California Proposition 22, but we
accepted the concept that there is something wrong with same-gender
marriage in doing so.
A lesbian couple wants to deny me my right to marriage.
An overview of what we need to do in order to protect ourselves
legally with wills, for health issues, and when living together.
Response to Hawaii Court Anti-Marriage Decision
Rev. Troy Perry voices his thoughts in response to the
back-pedal by the Hawaiian Supreme Court.
The Court rules that gay and lesbian couples are entitled to the
same rights and privileges as married Vermont heterosexual
Friends Like These...
We take a look at candidates and their positions on GLBT issues
while asking the usually bright Bill Bradley to get just one
more clue on the GLBT marriage issue.
Not everybody wants to get married. Here are some alternatives.
Not a GLBT site however the information is valuable and viable.
States with Laws denying the Right to Marry and/or the
recognition of same gender marriages.
- Gay Marriage Rights
A look at the status of marriage law in Canada and around the
Canada - Campaign for Same Sex
Updates to news and local events.
Same-Sex Marriage Statutes The New Anti-Gay Initiatives?
A look at the breadth and impact of anti-gay marriage statutes.
Case for Same Sex Marriage
Excerpts from "The Case for Same-Sex Marriage: From Sexual
Liberty to Civilized Commitment" by attorney and law
professor William Eskridge, Jr. which presents strong arguments
supporting gay marriage from both liberal and conservative
Colson on Gay Marriage
Am I surprised that one of the names from the days of Watergate
is adamantly opposed to providing this right to us? The magazine
Christianity Today gives him a platform.
of Marriage Act H.R.3396
The history of this bill on the House floor. Including the full
text and list of cosponsoring Representatives.
of Marriage Act S. 1999
The Senate side of the same bill, also including the list of
cosponsoring Senators and full text of the bill.
First Gay Minister
Reverend John Church was also performing gay rites of Holy
Matrimony in the 1700s.
Marriage Rights Home Page
The most comprehensive Right to Marry site with current
information on the status of the battle across the nation.
From the National Journal Of Sexual Orientation Law an analysis
regarding what impact the Equal Protection clause might have on
the issue of same-gender marriage. Written in sufficiently plain
language for the non-attorneys amongst us.
A wonderful list of famous gay and lesbian couples that includes
the lengths of the relationships. (This doozy includes J. Edgar
Hoover and Clyde Tolson and their 44 years of bliss.)
of Marriage Includes Gay and Lesbian Relationships
When they say "historically marriage is between a man and a
woman" here's where you point them to let them know that
their basic premise is wrong.
A look at our attempts through the years to obtain government recognized marriage.
Maneuvers in Hawaii
Hawaiian gay marriage on hold - here's why.
and Gay Marriage through History and Culture
The virtual equivalent of "Cliff Notes" on marriage
issues and history. Very well presented and a must read.
New York's only organization committed solely to securing civil
marriage rights for lesbian and gay couples. The site keeps tabs
on the various marriage battles across the country and provides
detailed explanations of why the right to marry remains so
Keep up to date with the latest news from Hawaii as we continue
our battle there in what was one of the first battlegrounds for
our Right to Marry.
From the Netherlands
Keep up to date on the latest about lifting the ban on marriage
for same-sex couples in the Netherlands.
The National Organization for Women stays in the forefront
providing research material along with information on the
current status of this issue.
Other Marriage Case
Toshav and Philip Storrs requested, and were going to be granted
a marriage license from the Ithaca, New York city clerk. Read
how gay/lesbian leaders managed to fail to utilize this
to Miscegenation Laws
An excellent article that dissects the similarities
between the laws that would restrict our right to marry
with the laws that forbid whites and blacks to marry
The entire collection of articles and letters in the
Honolulu Star-Bulletin regarding same-sex marriage.
by State Reactive Legislation to the Possibility of
An excellent compilation. Find out what's happening in
Points on Same-Gender Marriage
How to best make the case when discussing this basic
What it Means
The ACLU breaks down what the "marriage"
victory in Vermont does and does not mean for gay and
You Should Have a Cohabitation Agreement
Very important advice for any couple living together
where there is no recognized marriage.
Where and How to Marry/Register
United States: California
Domestic Partners Registry
States: District of Columbia
Registration of Reciprocal Benefits
States: New Jersey
Guide to Civil Unions