The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation seeks to advance public understanding and acceptance by sharing the stories of LGBT people. GLAAD has posted an online resource kit for reporters covering the Supreme Court cases. It includes a report on a three-year academic study that concluded the news media give disproportionate weight to anti-LGBT voices in stories about religious views of […]

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Freedom to Marry

The New York City-based organization Freedom to Marry is working to obtain same-sex marriage rights nationwide and to overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Evan Wolfson is president.

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Eshel

Eshel is a support and advocacy organization for LGBT Orthodox Jews with groups in New York City, Israel and on the Internet. Miryam Kabakov is executive director.

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Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation

The Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation is a program of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion that works to educate students – the next generation of Jewish leadership – about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and how to include them in organized Judaism. It maintains a list of synagogues that welcome and affirm LGBT […]

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The Williams Institute

The Williams Institute focuses on sexual-orientation law and public policy, and its website has a number of resources on same-sex marriage. Scholars from the think tank, which is based at California’s UCLA law school, participated in friend-of-the-court briefs in both March 2013 cases before they went the Supreme Court.

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