Equality Michigan Applauds Statement by Attorney General Holder Recognizing Michigan Marriages

DETROIT - Earlier today, US Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement in which he confirmed that the federal government would recognize the over 300 marriages performed in Michigan on Saturday. The marriages were performed following Judge Friedman's ruling that Michigan's ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional, and before an appeals court issued a stay … Continue reading Equality Michigan Applauds Statement by Attorney General Holder Recognizing Michigan Marriages

Illinois becomes 15th state to legalize gay marriage

Even the harsh November cold couldn’t dull the proud colors of the rainbow flags billowing in the 7-11 parking lot of Boystown last Thursday night. Equal marriage and gay rights activists huddled together to celebrate their home state, Illinois, becoming the 15th U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage. The Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act that legalized “gay … Continue reading Illinois becomes 15th state to legalize gay marriage