Three Times When World Broke Open — Two When It Might Again

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler, -

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler for Tom Dispatch - A recent article in the Atlantic summed up this perspective with the tagline, "At this polarized moment, it's incremental change or nothing." [...]

Kentucky Clerk Violates Law Refuses Marriage License

By Kevin Zeese, -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - David Moore and his partner, David Ermold, confronted Kim Davis on September 1 when she refused to grant them a marriage licence. Davis told them that the [...]

Court Ruling On Marriage Equality Shocking, Especially To US LGBT

By Glenn Greenwald, -

By Glenn Greenwald in The Intercept - In the 1970s — just 40 years ago — the existence of gay people was all but unmentionable, particularly outside of small enclaves in New York, Los Angeles and [...]

Victory for Marriage Equality: Supreme Court Refuses Cases

By Suzanne B. Goldberg, -

Amazement mixed with anxiety and cautious optimism. That’s how I felt nearly twenty years ago when the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert. in Romer v. Evans, a case in which I was co-counsel for [...]

How Movements Can Win More Victories Like Gay Marriage

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler, -

Not long ago, same-sex marriage in America was not merely an unpopular cause; it was a politically fatal one — a third-rail issue that could end the career of any politician foolish enough to [...]