Guest Voices: gay marriage


Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

Advances made in religious circles towards LGBT equality would have been deemed wish lists even a year ago, says writer.

By Becky Garrison  |  01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Garrison; gay marriage; same-sex marriage; Episcopal Church; GLAAD; LGBT equality; LGBT; religious circles; faith communities; discrimination; same-sex couples; transgender rights

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 12/16/2012

Can the First Husband talk about marriage?

Researchers offer America’s leaders, including President Obama, a marriage agenda.

By Elizabeth Marquardt and W. Bradford Wilcox  |  05:01 PM ET, 12/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Marquardt; W. Bradford Wilcox; President Barack Obama; President Obama; Obamas; marriage; families; same-sex marriage; gay marriage

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012

A holy impatience: Supreme Court must right a great wrong on marriage

Now is the time for the court to act, not wait when it takes up same-sex marriage cases, says theologian.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; Advent; Christmas; same-sex marriage; gay marriage; Supreme Court; marriage equality; gay; lesbian; bisexual; transgender

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 11/05/2012

‘With Liberty and Justice for ALL’

Md. pastor says the state should not codify discrimination because of who people choose to love.

By Delman Coates  |  01:11 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Question 6; same-sex marriage; Delman Coates; gay marriage; faith; politics; election 2012; campaign 2012

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 11/02/2012

My mom’s gay wedding

Author wishes she were alive to witness the developments around the gay marriage ballot initiatives.

By Robert V. Taylor  |  05:38 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  same-sex marriage; Maryland; Washington; Maine; gay marriage; Robert V. Taylor

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Religious implications of N.Y. federal appeals court striking down DOMA

Decision says religious institutions will be free to act according to their beliefs, says a Wash. pastor.

By J. Manny Santiago  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DOMA: J. Manny Santiago; gay marriage; religion and politics; marriage equality; religion and sexuality; same-sex marriage; religion; Supreme Court; Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Liberty and justice for all in Maryland

The state is in no way muzzling religious freedoms by allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.

By Gene Robinson  |  02:54 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland marriage equality; same-sex marriage; gay marriage; Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; Bishop V. Gene Robinson; Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 07/31/2012

With Chick-fil-A fight, progressive mayors get their ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ moment

By rolling out unwelcome mat, mayors are also laying down an idea with ominous implications for faith groups.

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald  |  07:30 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chick-fil-A, Dan Cathy, G. Jeffrey MacDonald, marriage equality, gay marriage, culture wars

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Is gay marriage a crisis for the black church?

The black church’s struggle over gay marriage reflects the nation‘s evolution.

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  07:06 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  black church, obama, gay marriage

Posted at 09:08 PM ET, 05/15/2012

On gay marriage, is Obama ‘imposing his religion’?

Obama proved to the left that religious claims have a rightful place in the public square.

By Matthew J. Franck  |  09:08 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, gay marriage

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Proposition 8 and the new religious reality

More and more religions are recognizing that God created and loves the whole world, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

By Ross Murray  |  02:47 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, prop 8, homosexuality

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Prop 8 unconstitutional: The sanctity of marriage equality

Overturning Prop 8 is a win for the holiness of marriage.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  12:02 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  prop 8, gay marriage, religion