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Sam Stein

Scalia Said To Ask The Nearest Hippie About Marriage, So We Did

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his dissent in the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage throughout the country, Justice Antonin Scalia rested part of hi...

Artists And Writers Around The Country Pledge Support For Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments," William Shakespeare famously wrote. We were reminded of the wonderfully relevant words F...

Dana Liebelson

Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage Nationwide

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that it is legal for all Americans, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, to marry th...

Judge Orders Arkansas To Recognize In-State Same-Sex Marriages

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

A judge said over 500 same-sex marriages that took place in Arkansas last year must be recognized by the state, according to the AP. Pulaski County...

Gay Marriage Bans In 3 Southern States On Trial At U.S. Appeals Court

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court this week will hear arguments on whether to strike dow...

Gay Marriage Gains: Which State Is Next?

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

June 26 (Reuters) - Illinois joined a growing list of U.S. states on Wednesday to allow same-sex couples to wed when Governor Pat Quinn signed a law...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Michigan, And This Couple Can't Wait

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

Ever since the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act in June, Grace Wojcik has kept a packet of official paperwork stuck to the fridge ...

State Judge Reaffirms Call For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has reaffirmed her call for the state to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses on O...

These Officials Are At The Center Of The Gay Marriage Debate

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Sept 21 (Reuters) - For weeks, the lesbian couple courted the Guilford County register of deeds in North Carolina...

Lawmakers Make Big Push For Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

Michigan isn't known for being a state with policies that are friendly toward the LGBT community, but several state lawmakers are trying to change tha...

Why Many Same-Sex Couples Are Postponing Marriage

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

When same-sex marriage was legalized in Massachusetts in 2004, couples from around the country flocked to the state's courthouses to tie the knot. But...

New Developments Could Shift Big Court Decision On Gay Marriage

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Three U.S. states and three countries have approved same-sex unions just in the two months since the Supreme Court heard arguments ...

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 ...

Joseph Erbentraut

Is Gay Marriage On A Fast Track To Passage In Illinois?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 11.19.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Emboldened by Election Day votes to allow gay marriage in three states, advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Ill...