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The Story Behind the Country's First Same-Sex Marriages

Matt Baume | Posted 08.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

When was the first government-recognized same-sex marriage in the United States? It wasn't 2015, when the Supreme Court ruled. Or 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to recognize marriages for LGBTs. It wasn't in the 80s or 90s, when various cities began offering limited domestic partnerships.

Capturing the Untold Personal Stories from Four Decades of Fighting for Marriage

Matt Baume | Posted 07.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

It's almost too incredible to believe: it took under 50 years for us to go from the Stonewall Riots, the foundation of the modern LGBT equality movement, to national marriage equality. How did that happen -- and who's responsible?

More Women Seeking Civil Unions Licenses Than Men

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 08.01.2013 | Denver

The number of women entering into civil unions in Boulder County far outpaced men throughout the month of May, under a new state law that took effect ...

1975: Clela Rorex Issues America's First Same-Sex Marriage License (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gregory

As a child of the turbulent sixties, I was convinced time promised a better tomorrow. Through assassinations and a bloody war, bold Americans lear...