Marriage

Maryland Governor Signs Marriage Equality into Law

Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley made history today by signing the state's marriage equality bill into law. Maryland is the eighth state to legally allow marriage for same-sex couples.

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Brenda Sue Fulton selected as U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors Chairwoman

Yesterday, Brenda Sue Fulton became the first woman and first lesbian chair of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors.

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Marriage equality begins today in Miami-Dade County, tomorrow for the rest of Florida

Today, a Florida state court judge ended a stay on her previous ruling that found Florida's ban on marriage equality to be unconstitutional, allowing for same-sex couples in Miami-Dade County to marry.

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Marriage Equality Victories in 2014

After 2013's SCOTUS ruling that struck down parts of the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA), 2014 saw great advancement for marriage equality in the United States as fifteen more states became places where same-sex couples can legally marry. Read more about the states that made marriage equality the law of the land this year below.

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Smudge Ink brings #5DaysOfEquality messages to couples through paper cards

Today is the final day of #5DaysofEquality, a time to celebrate the anniversaries of 31 Australian same-sex couples who were married one year ago during a brief period from December 7 – 12, before their marriages were revoked. GLAAD has been encouraging our followers to share messages of support for these couples throughout #5DaysofEquality.

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INTERVIEW: Australia's Ivan Hinton-Teoh talks work in advocacy and life as a husband for #5DaysofEquality

As #5DaysfoEquality continues, GLAAD is bringing you another interview with Australian Marriage Equality's Deputy Director, Ivan Hinton-Teoh. Yesterday, we published an interview with Ivan about his ongoing work advocating for the enactment of marriage equality in Australia.
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GLAAD joins call to uphold marriages in AR, IN and WI

On Friday, Freedom to Marry and the Human Rights Campaign sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to ensure that the marriages of nearly 2,000 same-sex couples that took place following court rulings in Arkansas, Indiana and Wisconsin are upheld by the federal government.

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VIDEO: Soldier booed at GOP debate tells his story in new memoir

After US Army Major Stephen Snyder-Hill was famously booed at a 2011 GOP debate, he wrote a book about his experience as a gay soldier. He sat down with GLAAD to talk about his book, Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement.

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90 year-old adorable lesbian couple talk marriage after 72-year relationship

Vivian Boyack, 91, and Nonie Dubes, 90, have been together for seventy-two years, and they just got married this month. The Des Moines Register captured their adorable story on camera.

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