Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

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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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 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formally withdrawn his appeal to challenge a court ruling in favor of marriage equality in The Garden State.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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Why It Gets Better: Gay Marriage Equality on Air New Zealand

Here’s something to put a smile on your face, Lynley and Ally were married in the air by Air New Zealand. New Zealand legalized marriage equality April 2013. Equality going international, a major airline throwing a wedding for same-sex couples … 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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