We expected an answer of the Supreme Court of United States in order to know if it was going to decide to hear the cases challenging DOMA and prohibitions of marriage equality. Friday, the Supreme Court has thus decided that it will hear the oral arguments in the challenge to the defense of marriage act in New York (see our article: DOMA Is Unconstitutional For Boston and New York Courts) as well as the prohibition for gay and lesbian couples to marry in California.
Now we know Governor of Washington supports the legalization of gay marriage.
Sunday the first gay marriages will take place in New York so who will be the first gay and lesbian couples to get married? A lottery was organized to decide.
Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, indicated that the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing "in the next weeks" to repeal DOMA, Defense Of Marriage Act.
A worrying bill in New Hamphire to repeal gay marriages could be studied at the beginning of the next year. This law could not only blocked new marriages but also gay and lesbian couples who are already married in the state.
The legalization of the marriage in New York will still wait a little bit, republicans senators didn't vote yet.
Reed Gusciora, openly gay member of Parliament, wonders why New Jersey could not fight for marriage equality just like New York.
Let's try again in New York. Daniel O'Donnell, member of Parliament, have decided to not wait and present a bill to legalize gay marriage in New York.
Contrary to her mother, Chelsea Clinton supports gay marriage and
Alison Nathan, openly lesbian, choose by President Obama to become a US federal judge in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York , has just been confimed for this position.