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Cleveland Browns’ Scott Fujita: How family and friends shaped his views on marriage equality

Monday, March 25, 2013
In a stunning new essay, Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, among a growing coalition of straight allies in the professional sports arena, shares the personal stories of family and friends, and why he supports marriage equality for gay couples. [ Read more → ]
Will Portman

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman’s gay son pens his coming out story

Monday, March 25, 2013
The gay son of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman tells his coming out story in a column that praises his father for being thoughtful and open minded, and for the GOP Senator's willingness to take a political risk by supporting marriage equality for same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

U.S. Senator Mark Warner reverses position, now supports gay marriage

Monday, March 25, 2013
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has announced his support for same-sex marriage, the second prominent Democrat in the past 24 hours to announce a reversal of opinion of the issue. [ Read more → ]

Poll: Majority of Ohio voters in favor of repealing state’s ban on gay marriage

Monday, March 25, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Eight years after Ohio voters banned gay and lesbian couples from getting married, a new Columbus Dispatch poll finds majority now supports their right to legally wed. [ Read more → ]

Lesbian cousin of Chief Justice to attend U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8

Sunday, March 24, 2013
The lesbian cousin of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will be among the invited guests at Tuesday’s historic hearing on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
Claire McCaskill

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill announces her support for marriage equality

Sunday, March 24, 2013
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a moderate Democrat from Missouri who has, until now, refused to take a public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage, announced Sunday that she supports marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. [ Read more → ]

Marriage equality supporters mark historic week with candlelight vigil in Times Square

Sunday, March 24, 2013
NEW YORK -- Several hundred marriage equality supporters turned out for a candlelight vigil in New York's Times Square on Sunday evening, in a peaceful demonstration to mark this week's historic events in which the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans and the Defense of Marriage Act. [ Read more → ]

Lesbian couple wins $100,000 Maine ‘dream wedding’ contest

Sunday, March 24, 2013
FREEPORT, Maine — A Maine magazine has awarded a wedding valued up to $100,000 to a same-sex couple for its annual wedding contest. [ Read more → ]

GLAAD ‘no longer an acronym,’ alters name as part of broadened mission

Sunday, March 24, 2013
GLAAD has announced that its name will no longer be an acronym for the "Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation," and that it is altering its name and broadening its mission to focus more on advocating for equality for transgender people. [ Read more → ]
Davis Boies

Prop 8 plaintiffs’ attorney: ‘There is no rational basis’ to justify gay marriage ban

Sunday, March 24, 2013
David Boies, co-counsel for the plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court challenge to Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, said Sunday that marriage equality is a civil rights issue, and that the only question before the court is, should gay couples be denied the right to marry simply due to their sexual orientation. [ Read more → ]
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