By Jeff Burlew Democrat senior writer -- PFLAG-Tallahassee is hosting a rally today at the Old Capitol in support of full marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples. The event, set for noon, comes as the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled this week to hear two cases dealing with marriage equality.
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Many Facebook feeds have gone red this week as users show their support for marriage equality. While the Supreme Court hears two cases concerning the legal status of marriage equality, supporters of same-sex marriage have changed their profile pictures to the Human Rights Council's official marriage equality symbol. Facebook is full of little red equal signs right now, and...
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A free seminar examining Washington's new marriage equality law is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Columbia Basin College in Pasco.Click to Continue »
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By Randal EdgarPROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new group named Rhode Island Catholics for Marriage Equality urged the state Senate Wednesday to pass a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. The group, claiming more than 100 members, is made up of "Catholics from parishes and communities across the state," according to Rhode Islanders United for Marriage. Members are invited to...
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A number of wins these past few weeks for proponents of same-sex marriage have fueled an unprecedented level of optimism, said Stuart Gaffney, a board member of Marriage Equality USA. With a marriage bill passing the Illinois Senate, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s step forward on...
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On November 6, 2012, Maine people voted for marriage equality. The same day voters in Maryland and Washington did the same, as Minnesotans rejected a constitutional amendment that would have defined marriage as between a woman and a man. Today the Minnesota House of Representatives is debating and voting on ...
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If you’re are one of the more than 40 percent of Americans who don’t believe in marriage equality and the thought of same sex couples makes you, at the very least uncomfortable, this is for you...
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As marriage equality has emerged as one of the Beltway's topics du jour, inquiries as to when lawmakers intend to "evolve" on the issue have been in abundance.
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As always, it's been a busy week for marriage equality. There was Rob Portman and his gay son, Obama's comments on the cases before the Supreme Court, and lots of legislation advancing from Colorado to Rhode Island. And of course there was the news about Hillary. Obama's comments may be the most stand-up-and-cheer of the week; the president told ABC News that he couldn't...
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With the stroke of a pen, the number of people living in states with marriage equality increased by over 1 million last week. Rhode Island is now the 10th U.S. state with the freedom to marry, and the last one in New England. So now what? The good news is that numerous states are looking like promising next steps, either for marriage equality or for civil unions. For...
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