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After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, States Reconsider Domestic Partner Benefits

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Staff In Same-Sex Marriages Chalk Up Key Win Post-DOMA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Things just got a little bit easier for Senate staffers in same-sex marriages. On Tuesday, a mass email went out to thousands of Sen...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Staffers In Same-Sex Marriages Can Now Extend Federal Benefits To Their Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a week after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, Senate staffers in same-sex marriages have been told t...

Republican Warns Straight People Will Enter Into Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Georgia GOP Chairwoman Sue Everhart warned that straight people might enter into fraudulent gay marriages to obtain benefits, the Marietta Daily Journ...

Sorry, NOM, But Same-Sex Marriage Has Actual Benefits

Jim David | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim David

I'll be damned if I'm going to sit here and have a million-dollar organization tell me that my marriage has no value and is harmful to society, so here, using my own marriage as evidence, I list the ways that same-sex marriage can benefit society as a whole.

I Have A Friend

Andrew Cotto | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Cotto

Throughout this ordeal my friend felt like a bystander. The doctors wouldn't speak to him, and the nurses treated him like an annoying friend of the family. He was family. This was his partner in terrible pain, thousands of miles from home in an inhospitable hospital.

New Yorkers Ask How Gay Marriage Will Affect Benefits

Posted 09.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- As same-sex marriage becomes legal in New York -- a world financial capital that often sets the corporate tone for businesses everywh...