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The Story Behind the Country's First Same-Sex Marriages

Matt Baume | Posted 08.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

When was the first government-recognized same-sex marriage in the United States? It wasn't 2015, when the Supreme Court ruled. Or 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to recognize marriages for LGBTs. It wasn't in the 80s or 90s, when various cities began offering limited domestic partnerships.

When Gay Marriage Was Radical

Michael Boucai | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Boucai

Marriage litigation played an important political role in gay liberation's heady early years. Between 1970 and 1972, among the dozen or so American same-sex couples who sought civil marriage licenses, three pursued lawsuits to the bitter end.

Man Who Bombed Mormon Church Freed After 25 Years

AP | MICHELLE L. PRICE | Posted 09.08.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who bombed a Mormon church building in 1988 and sparked a 13-day standoff at a polygamist compound that left a correction...