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New York Marks One Year Of Gay Marriage, Impact Unclear

AP | MEGHAN BARR and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NEW YORK -- One year ago, New York became the largest and most influential state where gay marriage is legal, raising supporters' hopes that it would ...

At Last...

Robert Levithan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Levithan

Much to my surprise, I can no longer say that I don't want to get married. I always thought that not having to get married was one of the benefits of being gay. I have never imagined living fully within the fabric of my society. The rebel in me resists giving up my outlaw status.

Amanda Terkel

EXCLUSIVE: Eric Schneiderman Joins Push To Add Marriage Equality To Democratic Party Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has become the latest high-profile Democrat to sign on to the campaign to get the Democratic...

Frank Rich: Why Liberals' Past Culpability On Gay Discrimination Can't Be Forgotten

New York Magazine | Frank Rich | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

When the news came last June that the New York State Senate had voted to legalize same-sex marriage, I was at a dinner party that felt like New Year's...


Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.25.2011 | New York
Michelangelo Signorile

There is much work ahead. But what happened in New York last night will be seen to have been as pivotal as what happened in this state, in this city, over 40 years ago, when patrons at the Stonewall Inn said, "Enough!"

Full Marriage Equality In New York: A Clergy Perspective

Rev. Winnie Varghese | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion
Rev. Winnie Varghese

As human beings, and specifically as persons of faith, we organize ourselves as families based upon values much more profound than simply the code of law of the country we happen to inhabit.

Albany: No Profiles in Courage

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The culture of Albany betrayed gay marriage. In the NY legislature, everything that comes up for a vote wins. If there isn't enough support, the leadership doesn't bring the bill to the floor.

Diane Savino On NY Gay Marriage Bill: 'We Have Nothing To Fear From Love And Commitment' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gay marriage supporters suffered a defeat today when New York state lawmakers rejected a bill that would have established same-sex marriage. The deba...

Gay Marriage In New York? Senate Set To Vote Today

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Watch Sen. Hassell-Thompson's moving speech below and Sen. Savino's plea here. UPDATE: The gay marriage bill has failed to pass in New Yo...

New York Gay Marriage Bill Introduced By Governor Paterson

AP | MARCUS FRANKLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Gov. David Paterson introduced a bill Thursday to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, comparing the effort to the fight for the a...