House Passes ‘Gays Can’t Marry on Military Bases’ Amendment - The U.S. House this week passed an amendment to the 2013 defense funding bill that would outlaw military chaplains from conducting same-sex marriages on military bases and using military facilities. NOM associate Rep. Steve King introduced the amendment while taking a swipe at President Obama, accusing him of “contravening” the Defense of Marriage Act. - Care2 07/21/12
Edie Windsor's Case May Be Best Chance To Defeat DOMA
Edith "Edie" Windsor, 83, never really thought she would be suing the government. But just to be safe, she and her late wife, Thea Spyer, always kept extensive records. When Spyer died, she left her entire estate to Windsor. But because the federal government did not recognize their marriage under the Defense of Marriage Act, Windsor was hit with a bill for $363,000 in federal estate tax. If Thea had been a Theo, Windsor likes to say, she would have received her spouse's estate tax-free
10 Ways DOMA's Demise Will Affect 'Traditional Marriage'
After the Supreme Court's landmark decision that the Defense Of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, it's time to look at the top 10 ways heterosexual marriage will be affected now that it's not being defended: 5. It's like... You know how... It's like when things... Right?
Lesbian Filmmaker Goes Undercover To Experience Bachmann Clinic's 'Ex-Gay' Practices
Michele And Marcus Bachmann's "Ex-Gay" Clinic's Practices Described By Undercover Lesbian Filmmaker.- Although Marcus Bachmann has continually denied that his Christian counseling clinic practices so-called "pray away the gay" therapy, yet another prominent LGBT activist is testifying to the contrary. - HuffingtonPost - 04/12/12
Marriage: What It Is, Why It Matters, and the Consequences of Redefining It... ABSTRACT: Marriage is based on the truth that men and women are complementary, the biological fact that reproduction depends on a man and a woman, and the reality that children need a mother and a father.