Topics :: DOMA

Rights of Same-Sex Military Spouses Vary by State

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Last year's Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA ensured that federal military benefits extend to same-sex partners and their children. But about 2/3 of active-duty personnel in the U.S. are based in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage.

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 Three

By EDGE | Friday Jun 27, 2014
This week marks the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision striking down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act. Does that make it easier for multi-national same-sex couples to remain in the country? - yes and no. Know your rights!

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.

Marriage Celebration Rally @ City Hall :: May 20, 2014

Wednesday May 21, 2014
Following the Supreme Court rulings Wednesday that shot down a crucial section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, Philadelphia LGBT held a rally in celebration.

Utah’s AG Speaks at Rally in Favor of Marriage Ban

By Brady McCombs | Friday Apr 11, 2014
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says his defense of Utah’s same-sex marriage ban in a federal appeals court is not motivated by hate.

Divorce Equality May Come to the Keystone State

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Pennsylvania lawmaker has proposed legislation to allow same-sex couples residing in the Keystone state who were legally married in other states to untie the knot at home.

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.

Judges in Utah Marriage Case Question Lawyers

Thursday Apr 10, 2014
Sharp questioning Thursday by a divided panel of appellate judges considering Utah’s ban on gay marriages showed that, while same-sex marriage has had a remarkable winning streak lately, its legal status remains uncertain.

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.