The Financial Effects of a DOMA Repeal for Gay Couples

By Gideon Alper Marriage equality has come a long way, but when it comes time to do your taxes, the federal government still treats married same-sex couples as single.

This is Getting Exciting: Support for Gay Marriage Grows Big Time

I can’t help but feel giddy. A new Pew Research study shows that supporters of gay marriage finally outnumber opponents. I’m actually not surprised; every time I turn

DOMA and Prop 8 headed to the Supreme Court

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News outlets are brimming with marriage-equality stories lately, in part because the Supreme Court announced Friday that it will be hearing two cases related

News Roundup: Modern Families, Hung Judges and a French Kiss

Photo Credit: Gérard Julien/ AFP Lots of haps, folks, ranging from the delightful to the utterly baffling. In no particular order: The Netherlands kind of sort of considers extending

Q&A: Zach Wahls kicks ass, takes names for equality

Zach Wahls is (figuratively) on fire! Just last year, this strapping young Eagle Scout’s speech about his family at the Iowa House of Representatives went viral (twice!), infecting

Gay Marriage, Gay Parenting, and Me

Photo credit: REUTERS/Pilar Olivare My girlfriend and I are planning to get married. We’ve been together four years. I did not set up an elaborate proposal (Although I briefly

Just An Ordinary Day

by Henry Amador Batten It was 5 days before our wedding. Soon guests would be arriving, planes would need to be met, hotels checked into, and hosting would begin. My (then)

Obama, North Carolina, and Change: Is It the Age of Aquarius Yet?

If someone says to me, “I have good news and bad news. Which do you want first?” I always, always choose to hear the bad news first. I’d

Gay News! Lesbian Joins SNL, New Customs Rule, and Starbucks Brew-haha

Out Lesbian Kate McKinnon to be on SNL Ellen and Rosie have been around for awhile, so it’s refreshing to hear about a new lesbian comedian hitting the small

Gay News This Week: Planned Parenthood, Ellen Under Fire

Boy oh Boy, or should I say Mom oh Mom. The week was a big one for women’s health, and most likely Ellen’s mental health, too.

Komen Cuts Funds

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