The Respect for Marriage Act will reverse the 1996 law that defines marriage as one between heterosexual couples.
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The Respect for Marriage Act provides exemptions for religious groups, excludes people with disabilities – and could still lead to state-level discrimination laws.
People gather to celebrate LGBTQ pride week in Washington, D.C. in June 2021.
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The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin– thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
A same-sex marriage supporter waves a rainbow flag outside the Supreme Court in 2015.
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The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for a bill that would federally protect same-sex marriage – and 47 Republicans signed on, too. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women’s votes as her birthright.
Marriage equality is one step closer in the US.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act. The ruling allows the federal government to recognise same-sex marriage, granting gay couples…