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Holder: DOJ Will Fight Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

By EDGE | Monday Jul 14, 2014
In an interview with ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the Justice Department will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower-court rulings overturning statewide bans on same-sex marriage.

A Look at What's Next For Gay Marriage in the US

By Brady McCombs & Nicholas Riccardi | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Utah's decision to ask the nation's highest court to review a federal appeals court ruling in favor of gay marriage nudges the issue closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Natl. Gay and Lesbian Task Force Withdrawing Support for ENDA

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Citing concerns over the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund has withdrawn its support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

LGBT, HIV Activists Express Concern Over SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Today’s SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby case that gave employers the right to claim religious objections to deny women coverage for contraception has many LGBT and HIV rights activists concerned about the possible consequence set by the precedent.

Huge Advances for Gay Marriage in an Eventful ’Post-DOMA’ Year

By David Crary | Friday Jun 27, 2014
One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking down the statute that denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages and the other clearing the way for gay couples to wed legally in California.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Two

By EDGE | Monday Jun 9, 2014
Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, our community has had equal immigration rights under Federal law.

NOM Seeks SCOTUS Stay in Oregon Marriage Decision

Wednesday May 28, 2014
The National Organization for Marriage says it is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge’s order declaring Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.

Gay Marriage’s Win Streak Tested in Appeals Court

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
With its recent string of high-profile victories in federal court, the gay marriage movement is hoping to build momentum to help it attain its long-held goal: a Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

Birth Control Rule Divides Supreme Court

By Mark Sherman | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama’s health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees’ preventive care plans.