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gay rights

Paving the Way for Gay Rights: 50 Years of Women

At 83 years old, Edith Windsor, became the plaintiff in the case that challenged the Defense of Marriage Act. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Sparks Church Twitter Debate Over Marriage Equality

Ireland made history recently when it became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. In celebration of the historic event, author J.K. Rowling expressed her thoughts on Twitter:  Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Ellen Degeneres Comes Out

Back in 1997, Ellen Degeneres and Oprah Winfrey discussed Ellen's coming out. She became the first gay lead character on TV; we're still inspired by her courage today. Read More »