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Delaware Gay Marriage

Our Best Friend's Wedding: An Intimate Look at One of Delaware's First Legal Same-Sex Marriages (VIDEO)

Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Gabrielle Dunkley

Dan, whose career centered on giving other people the happiest day of their lives at the Peace office in New Castle County, had to endure watching others benefit from rights that were seemingly pedestrian but ultimately extraordinary to those who were deprived of basic human rights.

State Sees First Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WILMINGTON, Del. -- A state senator and her partner have become the first same-sex couple to be legally wed in Delaware. Sen. Karen Peterson and her ...

Dem Lawmaker To Be Wed In State's First Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker and her partner are set to wed in Delaware's first same-sex marriage on July 1, less than two months after the state legislature...

GOP Lawmaker's 'Heart Breaks' For Marriage Equality Advancing

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Following the advancement of a pivotal bill that could possibly make Minnesota the 12th state to allow same-sex marriage, a GOP lawmaker became emotio...

Shaming Gay Men

Brad Kennington | Posted 07.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Brad Kennington

Do you really think his dating life would have been such a big deal if Mr. Collins had announced that he is dating a white woman? Well, maybe in my native South half of a century ago it would have been a big deal -- hopefully, those days are long gone. But those days are still here for gay men.

Delaware Governor Signs Gay Marriage Bill Into Law

Posted 05.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Delaware became the 11th U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage, with Gov. Jack Markell signing the legislation into law immediately following a 12-...

State Senator Comes Out During Gay Marriage Debate: Report

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Democrat Karen Peterson, a state senator in Delaware, came out as gay on Tuesday during debate on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. According t...

Small State Moves Forward On Gay Marriage

Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

By RANDALL CHASE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DOVER, Del. -- Delaware will become the 11th state to allow same-sex marriages. A divided state Senate ga...

WATCH: Marriage Wins In Rhode Island! Now Here's What's Next

Matt Baume | Posted 07.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume


State Making Bid To Become 11th State To Legalize Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

(Repeats earlier story with no changes to text) By Edith Honan May 7 (Reuters) - Delaware lawmakers will take up a gay ...

Marriage Victory In Delaware And Rhode Island -- And Soon In Colorado Too! (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 06.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Last week legislators voted in favor of equality, which means the hard work is finished and only a few procedural steps are left before marriages can start. Barring any 11th-hour surprises, weddings are scheduled to start in Delaware on July 1, and in Rhode Island on Aug. 1.

LOOK: Church Sparks Controversy With Symbolic Sign Opposing Gay Marriage

Posted 04.25.2013 | Gay Voices

A photo of a Delaware church's symbolic sign meant to oppose same-sex marriage is making the blogosphere rounds. The below snapshot of the Glasgow...

Another Marriage Equality Bill Moves Forward

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Five days after Delaware Democrats introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, the legislation is moving forward. Marriage equality passed the...

Luke Johnson

Gay Marriage Could Come To Another State | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers in Delaware introduced a bill Thursday to legalize same-sex marriage, with the support of legislative leaders and G...

Writing the Next Chapter in History

Gov. Jack Markell | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Gov. Jack Markell

Much as the civil rights and women's liberation movements served as a call-to-action for young adults of the '60s and '70s, debating issues like marriage equality and gender identity will become defining moments in our children's lifetime.

Amanda Terkel

Governor Expects Marriage Equality Debate In His State Next Year | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Delaware could legalize marriage equality next year, according to Gov. Jack Markell. Markell, a Democrat, supports legalizing same-se...

Governor Says Gay Marriage Is 'Inevitable' In His State

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Gay marriage in Delaware is inevitable, the state's Governor Jack Markell said on Friday, a day after neighboring Maryland became the eighth state...