Tag Archives: gay marriage equality

Quote of the Day: ‘Discrimination Has Gone On Long Enough’

A federal judge should strike down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban because the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough… From an Associated Press article via theindependent.com Read the full article

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9 Amazing Same-Sex Marriage Adverts

From Washington D.C.’s METROWEEKLY comes a highlight of ads about same-sex marriage from around the globe. Some are direct; some indirect, but all help to move us forward to full equality: The videos on this list may not exact change … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Irrationality of New Mexico Not Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

“How is that rational for the state to say it’s OK to live as a married couple, just don’t get married in New Mexico?” From arguments in New Mexico’s gay marriage State Supreme Court cases. New Mexico recognizes marriages of … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Learns Lessons From Prop 8?

It turns out that you can learn something from history. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formally withdrawn his appeal to challenge a court ruling in favor of marriage equality in The Garden State. This came shortly after a ruling … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Shows States Luring Discriminated Couples

From Bloomberg.com: “The states that recognize same-sex couples and allow them to marry are likely to be in a better budget position, they may find that they’re more attractive places to live,” Research Director M.V. Lee Badgett said, though effects … 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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Country Artists Should Follow Katy Perry’s Lead

Tony Abbot, an Australian politico, got a bit of a surprise when he called into a Sydney, Aus. radio show to talk with Katy Perry about when she’d be touring next Down Under. The pop star turned the conversation from … Continue reading

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Breakdown Of Post DOMA Benefit Questions

The Washington Blade has a brief roundup of the issues and questions surrounding Federal Benefits in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Below are some excerpts from the analysis: … Continue reading

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Chris Chrities (Il)logic on N.J. Gay Marriage Ban

The website slate.com breaks down the contradicting logic of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s legal brief defending that states separate but equal civil union law: Christie’s brief defends civil unions in three ways. First, it argues that the state can … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Tennessees: Progress Made; Progress Yet to Be Made

While the town of Collegedale makes progress by approving benefits for same-sex couples, The Tennessee Equality Project reminds us all of the barrier of Tennessee’s gay marriage equality ban. First, the Collegedale story from timesfreepress.com. Starting today, Collegedale is the … Continue reading

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