Category Archives: Gay Marriage Equality

Why It Gets Better: You Can Help Promote Tourisim

The Hawaii Convention and Visitors Bureau has come out with a video for their #LetHawaiiHappen campaign which stars a gay male couple. Christian Alarid and Shane Alarid (née Barnes) get a surprise Hawaii wedding with family and friends being flown in … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Other Early Marriage Equality Cases

In an article related to the state of Texas refusing to amend a death certificate to reflect same-sex partners as married, mysanantonio.com has a brief photo slide show which includes some of the other early cases for marriage equality. See … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: What Marriage Equality Means for Future Generations

Words from a 2006 article written by blogger Andrew Sullivan reach out from the past to tell us what the Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality really means for future gays and lesbians: A gay child born today … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: Marriage Equality Pioneers circa 1975

In 1975 Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams were two Los Angeles men who flew to Colorado to obtain a marriage license from Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex. Rorex determined that there was “no legal justification to deny marriage to same-sex couples” (source) … Continue reading

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Which U.S. State Will Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Last?

With marriage equality cases to be heard before the Supreme Court in April of 2015 and many states in one status of marriage limbo or another, The Washington Post opines on which state may be the last in our nation … Continue reading

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Checking in With Washington, D.C.’s First-to-Wed Same-Sex Couples

On the five year anniversary of when it became legal for same-sex couple to marry in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post checks in with three of the couples. For two, it made things much easier, but for one out of … Continue reading

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Headline of the Day: Gay Marriage Court Decision and Legacy

Though completely unrelated, I thought the yellow insert; which is for a fitness chain, and the headline of Washington, DC’s Express were complimentary of each other. Read the full article

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Gay Rights in Florida; Then and Now

The front page of the Miami Herald in June 1977 The front page of the Miami Herald January 2015 We’ve come a long way, baby…but still have a ways, yet to go. See more Florida headlines on gay marriage equality … Continue reading

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What’s the Rest of This Navy Couple’s Story?

The end of 2014 brought the highlighting of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s holiday message which included a proposal by a same sex couple. The couple, pictured at right, are MM2 2nd Class Jerry Revels and Dylan Kirchner. The photo was taken … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Legalization Around the World

While the legalization of gay marriage here in our own country remains a patchwork, The Huffington Post brings us this article on the the places around the world where gay marriage is legal throughout an entire, particular, country: BRITAIN WAITS, … Continue reading

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