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Blog Jun, 27, 2013
Movement for Justice: Our Testimonies Can Change The Story

Thank you, God! What a joyful day. I am so excited about the historic Supreme Court rulings for marriage equality.

News Jun, 26, 2013
Bells Peal Today in Celebration of Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, issued a statement hailing the Supreme Court rulings announced today that rule as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and allow same-sex marriage to resume in California:

Blog Jun, 26, 2013
Supreme Court Rules For Marriage Equality

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down DOMA’s Section 3 and dismissed California’s Proposition 8 case on lack of standing. These historic rulings affirm that all families deserve equal respect and treatment under the law.

Blog Jun, 12, 2013
Making Love Legal

Central Point, Virginia. 1958: Richard and Mildred Loving jailed. Their crime: marriage. He was white. She was black. "We were married on the second day of June. And the police came after us the fourteenth day of July," Mildred Loving said in the documentary The Loving Story (HBO, 2011).

Blog May, 07, 2013
A Blessing In Disguise: My Accidental Entry Into SCOTUS

“See, I will create new heavens and a new earth” (Isaiah 65:17)

It was Tuesday, March 26th, 2013, the First Day of Passover and Holy Tuesday. The night before, I did not dream that soon I would be anywhere close.

Blog Apr, 03, 2013
Love Rising Up, To Break Every Chain

This piece is an excerpt of a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Sidney Fowler at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C., on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. 

Very early last Tuesday morning, several hundred folks gathered from around the US at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation here in DC.

Blog Jan, 10, 2013
Will SCOTUS Tie The Knot?

When the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided to review two lower court cases focusing on the legal definition of marriage, the nation’s highest court thrust itself into the center of a national debate. How exactly does the U.S. law define “marriage?” More to the point, should same-sex couples have the same federal benefits afforded heterosexual married couples?

News Dec, 06, 2012
Mexico Moves Toward Marriage Equality

The Supreme Court of Mexico ruled in favor of marriage equality on Wednesday. This decision overturns the southern state of Oaxaca's ban on gay marriage and puts the country on track to legalize same-sex marriage before the United States.

News Sep, 24, 2012
LGBT Rights To Take Center Stage At The Supreme Court

On Monday the United States Supreme Court returns from its summer break. From their very first day back on the job, the justices will begin considering what is surely the largest number of LGBT equality cases that they have ever faced in a single term. And these aren't just any cases, either.