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Georgetown elects first gay Student Assoc. president

At greater rates than older generations, young Catholics have distanced themselves from the Vatican's anti-LGBT rights stance, including electing openly gay student leaders.<p>Nate Tisa became the first gay president of Georgetown University Student Association (GSA) on March 17.<p>Tisa, 20, is the third …

Lesbian widow behind DOMA challenge: 'I think it's gonna be good'

As gay-marriage supporters and opponents and media pundits parsed the syntax of Supreme Court justices after two days of hearings, the elderly woman who brought one of the historic cases went with her gut.<p>"I think it was great," said Edie Windsor, 83, the lesbian widow who challenged the federal …

Chaos Looms if the Court Strikes Down DOMA and Punts on Prop 8

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Making predictions of Supreme Court rulings based on oral arguments is a notoriously unreliable …

CNN Poll: 'Rob Portman effect' fuels support for same-sex marriage

<b>Washington (CNN) -</b> One day before the Supreme Court hears a high profile case on same-sex marriage, a new national poll indicates that the percentage of Americans who say they have a family member or close friend who is gay or lesbian is on the rise. And that increase matches a jump in the percent …

DOMA plaintiff: Case 'went beautifully'

• <b>Today's arguments focused on federal Defense of Marriage Act.</b>• <b><br>It denies Social Security, other spousal benefits to same-sex couples.</b>• <b><br>The court heard 80 minutes of arguments yesterday focused on California same-sex marriage ban.</b>• <b><br>Live updates below. Also, read the full story; and share your</b> …

Seeing red? Same-sex marriage debate goes viral

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> – Scroll through your Facebook newsfeed today and there is a good chance you will be seeing red.<p>A simple pink equal sign on top of a red background - a variation of the Human Rights Campaign’s traditionally blue and yellow logo - has dominated social media. In total, according to …

U.S. Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

updated 2:45 PM EDT, Wed March 27, 2013<p>The Supreme Court heard arguments on two cases that could change U.S. laws on same-sex marriage. On March 26, the nine justices questioned the validity of California's Proposition 8 that bans same-sex marriage in that state. The next day, the court heard …

Top Moments from Arguments Regarding DOMA at the Supreme Court

Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court today considered the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that restricts marriage to couples made up of one man and one …

Gay Marriage, Round 2: Majority of Supreme Court Skeptical of DOMA

A majority of the Supreme Court's justices expressed skepticism today about the federal law defining marriage as between one man and one …

Same-Sex Couple's Daughter, 11, Pens Letter to Supreme Court

Justice Sonia Sotomayor responds to Cameron Myers Milne, says to "follow her dreams."

DOMA Ruling Could Mean Green Cards for Gay Immigrants

The issue of whether the federal government's definition of marriage should expand to include gay couples that's currently making its way through the …