Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Colorado Marriage Ban Overturned by Federal Court

Susan Sarandon Joins HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality

Florida Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

As Gay Marriage Suits Multiply, Backers In Kentucky Bring Home A Victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, part of an unprecedented barrage of marriage-equality lawsuits in states where voters have overwhelmingly opposed recognition of gay and lesbian couples. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II struck down part of the gay-marriage ban that…

Marriage Litigation Landscape


In states across the country, same-sex couples are fighting in state and federal courts to bring marriage equality to their homes and, eventually, the entire nation. By challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, these couples are taking a courageous stand to see these discriminatory laws eliminated. The map below illustrates the current marriage litigation landscape.…

Interview with Comic Joyce Rebar


LM:  Hi Joyce, I met you on an Olivia Cruise, and I thought you were really funny. You reminded me of a young Ellen (who needs no last name).  How and when did you start in comedy? JR: In October 2006.  I had just defended my master’s thesis, and felt I did a terrible job…

February 2014 Femastrology


2014 is well underway and lots of planetary energies are shifting this month! Venus, the planet of love and abundance, has been retrograde in the sign of Capricorn since late December, which is usually not much fun, but she just went direct! This is good news for matters of the heart, creativity, and even finances,…

February 2014 Issue

Pamela Williams

This month… Award-Winning Saxophonist, Pamela Williams; Lesbian Sex Takes Over The Sound of Music in “The Sound of Lesbians”; Your Guide to Sochi Women to Watch in the Winter Olympics; Lesbian News Flirts With Forty;   …and much, much more!         LESBIAN NEWS DIGITAL OPTIONS iPad App with LN Digital Extras $…

Many Married Utah Same-Sex Couples Can File Joint State Tax Returns


According to new guidance issued by the Utah State Tax Commission, all same-sex couples living in Utah that are eligible to file a joint federal tax return for the 2013 tax year are also eligible to file a joint state tax return. While supporters of the state’s ban on marriage equality have appealed to the…