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Black pastor reflects on marriage equality success in Maryland

Pastor Joseph Tolton, one of the founders of NoWedge 2012, "explains why marriage equality is a victory for same-sex couples and our community" in a post-election article for EBONY.

BREAKING NEWS: Maryland voters approve marriage equality

Voters in Maryland narrowly voted in favor of marriage equality, supporting the decision earlier this year by state legislature and the governor to approve marriage for gay and lesbian couples.

HRC: Brad Pitt makes $100,000 gift to support marriage equality

Brad Pitt has agreed to match contributions from HRC members and supporters up to $100,000 in order to direct resources to the marriage campaigns entering their final week in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington state.

Maryland pastor declares LGBT people and supporters are "worthy of death"

A recent town hall meeting sponsored by the Maryland Family Alliance, a coalition working to defeat Maryland's marriage equality law, has inflamed the gay marriage debate on news that a local pastor declared that LGBT people and their supporters are “worthy of death.”