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Today in LGBT History: The World’s First LGBT Same-Sex Couple Registry

via Joe. My. God. On October 1st 1989, An event unlike any before in history took place at the Copenhagen town hall in Denmark. That Sunday, a national law went into effect that allowed same-sex couples to be joined in … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: N.J. Marriage Equality

“Gay couples who want to wed would suffer many hardships of constitutional magnitude if the stay were to be issued, but the state has not demonstrated how it would suffer in any meaningful way if the order is enforced.” – … Continue reading

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Social Security Equality Act Aims to Help Those in Civil Unions

While couples who are in states that legalize gay marriage equality can rejoice over the Supreme Court’s decision against Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibited federal recognition of those marriages, those in states with just … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Equality Bill Introduced in Wyo.

From the Jackson Hole Daily: For the first time in his career, Jackson Republican Rep. Keith Gingery is backing a gay marriage bill. After eight years in the Legislature, Gingery has signed on as a co-sponsor of two measures sanctioning … Continue reading

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Colo. Begins Small Step to Right Side of History

From the advocate.com: Two gay state senators in Colorado introduced a bill to establish civil unions [January 9], on the first day of the 2013 legislative session. Sen. Pat Steadman and Sen. Lucia Guzmán introduced Senate Bill 11, a near-copy … Continue reading

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Video: ILove Marriage in Illinois: It’s Just Time

The below video for gay marriage equality from Illinois is amazing. I like the combination of personal stories of gay couples and their love along with the reasons why marriage equality is really needed.

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Obama isn’t the only Evolved Politician

From the Windy City Media Group: Just three months after teetering on the issue, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has come out in favor of marriage equality. “Governor Quinn joins with President Obama in supporting marriage equality and looks forward to … Continue reading

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