"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"
According to Rep. Greg Harris, its chief sponsor in the House, "there is simply not enough time or votes."
All across the state, similar rallies took place to petition President Obama to sign an executive order barring discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Anyone concerned about the anti-gay agenda of the radical Right in the U.S. will findwebsites dedicated to the proposition that gay couples should not be allowed to adopt children.
"This very ground was built on the struggle for equality and equal rights."
Many athletes have publicly stated their support for having LGBT players as their teammates, and some have supported marriage equality efforts.
Sometimes, it's a good thing to go hungry. Throughout the state, Michigan's "anti-equality environment" is being protested with a 100-day hunger strike.
The suit, for which class-action status is sought, concerns a Santa Ana lesbian couple and was officially filed July 12 in the U.S. District Court.
Under sunny skies and seas of rainbow flags, millions of Americans participated in gay pride parades across the country June 24, celebrating what many are calling a "landmark year" in advances for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality.
After Carrie Underwood's interview with British newspaper The Independent, in which she was quoted as saying she believes everyone should have the right to love, a backlash has developed online by those who oppose marriage equality.