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Gay Marriage New York 2011

City Will Stay Open Sunday Gay Marriage Takes Effect

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 09.06.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Clerks' offices in New York City and at least two upstate cities are taking the unusual step of opening on a Sunday for gay coupl...

Gay Marriage Foes Target New York Senators Who Flipped

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A group that opposes gay marriage promised to spend at least $2 million to oust seven state senators who changed their positions ...

Gay Marriage: The Issue Is Respect

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Marianne Mollmann

As New York State joins the ranks of countries and other jurisdictions recognizing same-sex marriage, it's worth reflecting on rights and respect.

Gay Marriage New York Bill Will Go To Senate For A Vote (LIVE BLOG)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. - Republicans in the New York Senate agreed Friday to allow a full vote on legalizing gay marriage, setting the stage for a possible brea...

Gay Marriage Push Will Test Cuomo's Political Skills

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.23.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Dozens of gay couples are planning to converge on Albany Thursday to witness what would be a historic vote to legalize gay marria...

Back Room Meetings Produce No Marriage Consensus Monday

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Old-time, backroom politics faced down hundreds of chanting protesters from each side of the highly charged gay marriage debate in...

Same Sex Marriage Bill Hits Snags On Religion Questions

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was cautiously optimistic his gay marriage bill will soon become law as he held more one-on-one negotiations...

Cuomo Lobbying Senators For Gay Marriage Vote

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was cautiously optimistic his gay marriage bill will soon become law as he held more one-on-one negotia...

Proponents Holding Their Breath As Marriage Up In The Air

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)- Gay couples watched anxiously as a closely divided New York Senate started, then stalled, down the path toward a vote on whether to...

GOP Gay Marriage Debate Unresolved In NY Senate

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Supporters of New York's gay marriage bill who hoped for quick approval were disappointed Wednesday when Republican senators exte...