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Kentucky Gay Couple Fined One Penny for Civil Disobedience

A Kentucky gay couple, who were arrested for staying in a Jefferson County clerk’s office past closing time to protest the office’s denial of a marriage license to them, had their trial end with a trespassing conviction and a fine … Continue reading

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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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The Marriage Mission The National Organization for Marriage Will Never Take On

In the news these first few weeks of November 2013 has been the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) finding itself in the red to about $1 million dollars for 2012. Good-As-You blogger, Jeremy Hooper, comments this deficit of funds comes … Continue reading

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Meet the Men Behind West Point’s Gay Marriage Ceremony

In November of 2013, West Point had their first same-sex marriage ceremony involving two men (The Academy had done ceremonies involving two women previously). Now meet the men behind this part of history, Daniel and Larry Lennox-Choate. From ‘LENS’ in … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Couples, Marriage, And Name Changes

The Huffington Post has an article on the reasons that some same-sex couples adopt a name change. This can be done to create a sense of relation to your partner that is both practical and personal: Andy Page, who grew … Continue reading

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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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