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Video: Marriage Equality in 2012, Year in Review
Here's a quick year-in-review to get you caught up with the progress we made in 2012, and where we're going to focus in 2013.
Two Decades in North Carolina: Diana and MaryAnn’s Love Story
They met at a friend’s birthday party. Little did they know at the time, but 25 years later Diana Travis and MaryAnn Mueller would still be sharing their lives together on seven acres of land in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Star Witness for Prop. 8 Now Supports Marriage Equality
David Blankenhorn, who was called by the Prop. 8 Proponents as their star witness against marriage for gay and lesbian couples, now says that he supports marriage equality.
The Impact of Taking “8” Across the Country
The play “8” began as an idea—an idea that through theater, hearts could be changed, minds could be awakened and new activists could be born.
“A Profound Injustice” North Carolina Anti-Marriage Equality Amendment Passes
Today, North Carolina adopted Amendment One, a state constitutional amendment that prohibits marriage equality and any form of legal relationship recognition for gay and lesbian North Carolinians.
Video: North Carolina Votes on Amendment One & More News
In this week's Marriage News Watch: Civil unions are close to passing in Colorado, but there's only a few days left before the legislature adjourns. We're getting down to the wire on Amendment One in North Carolina. The Prop. 8 play is getting new legs as an audiobook. And the guys behind "We Are Young" have some strong words for marriage equality.
Down to the Wire: What You Can Do to Help Defeat Amendment One in North Carolina
An anti-marriage amendment in North Carolina is close to passing with voters casting their ballots on Tuesday, May 8. The initiative would have far-reaching consequences.
Video: Civil Unions Close in Colorado & More News
In this week's video: Civil unions advance in Colorado, but old foes are joining forces in Maine. There's just a few days left until North Carolina votes on an extreme constitutional amendment, and the race is getting closer and closer every day. And new research has shown a promising trend when it comes to public opinion.