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Defense of Marriage Act

Married gay dads star in VIDEO as Father’s Day approaches

“A Tale of Two Dads” highlights the loving and committed family environment they have provided for their children. It also chronicles the struggle they face because of the anti-marriage constitutional amendment and discriminatory laws in North Carolina.

Gay married couples get shortchanged over and over again

More than 1,000 federal rights and securities are denied to couples in same-sex marriages not legally recognized by Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, legal experts say.

A happy ending? Gay detainee "paroled," reunited with his fiancé

A young gay man who was detained in San Diego by immigration authorities -- whose plight was documented by San Diego Gay & Lesbian News -- has been reunited with his fiancé in New York City. And marriage is in their immediate future.

How DOMA harms older LGBT couples

With a Supreme Court decision expected this month in two marriage cases, a panel conducted this morning discusses the harms of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on older same-sex couples.

First impression: Supreme Court justices don't like DOMA

The initial impression is that if the high court takes the case, instead of refusing it because of serious questions about legal standing, it that a clear majority of justices are in favor of striking down DOMA.