Topics :: DOMA

Utah’s AG Speaks at Rally in Favor of Marriage Ban

By Brady McCombs | Friday Apr 11, 2014
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says his defense of Utah’s same-sex marriage ban in a federal appeals court is not motivated by hate.

Divorce Equality May Come to the Keystone State

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Pennsylvania lawmaker has proposed legislation to allow same-sex couples residing in the Keystone state who were legally married in other states to untie the knot at home.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.

Judges in Utah Marriage Case Question Lawyers

Thursday Apr 10, 2014
Sharp questioning Thursday by a divided panel of appellate judges considering Utah’s ban on gay marriages showed that, while same-sex marriage has had a remarkable winning streak lately, its legal status remains uncertain.

Gay Marriage’s Win Streak Tested in Appeals Court

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
With its recent string of high-profile victories in federal court, the gay marriage movement is hoping to build momentum to help it attain its long-held goal: a Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

Trouble in Dixie: Ala. House Passes Resolution Calling For Federal Gay Marriage Ban

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a resolution calling for a convention to put a federal ban on same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution.

IRS Video Makes Same-Sex Spouse Filing Simple

By EDGE | Friday Mar 7, 2014
As the countdown to April 15th begins, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a new video to their YouTube channel aimed at assisting married same-sex couples maneuver their taxes in a post-Windsor era.

Marriage Equality Victories Mount; Supremes Seem Destined to Revisit Issue

By Justin Snow | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
The brisk pace at which challenges to same-sex marriage bans have worked their way through the courts could place the issue before the Supreme Court sooner than anyone anticipated.

’DOMA 2: The Tea Party’s Revenge’ Introduced by Cruz and Lee

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
A bill believed to be authored by SPLC hate group the Family Research Council that limits federal recognition of same-sex unions was introduced today by Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah.

Tea Party Tantrum Over Ky. Marriage Ruling

By EDGE | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Not surprisingly, today’s ruling by Bush I appointed federal judge John G. Heyburn II that concluded that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, is not sitting well with most right wing Christian and Tea Party conservatives.