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WATCH: Olympic Basketball Player's Same-Sex Love Story With Fashion Icon

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices

In 1976, Gail Marquis was playing on the first U.S. women's basketball team to compete in the Olympics. Around that time Audrey Smaltz was knee-deep i...

Here TV Celebrates New York Marriage Equality Anniversary With Pride & Groom (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 11.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with producer Josh Rosenzweig and director Keren Aronoff about their new documentary, Pride & Groom, which commemorates the first anniversary of marriage equality in the state of New York and comprises four one-hour specials.

New York Marks One Year Of Gay Marriage, Impact Unclear

AP | MEGHAN BARR and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay 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 ...

Alana Horowitz

LGBT Rights Groups See Blurry Future After New York Victory | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.28.2011 | New York

For New York's same-sex couples, the legalization of marriage marks a huge victory. For some local advocates of the historic legislation, though, the ...

NY's First Married Gay Couples

AP | Posted 09.23.2011 | New York

AP--Linda Mussman, 64, and Claudia Bruce, 65, have been together for 35 years. The women devoted to alternative and avant-garde art met in New York Ci...

Giuliani Breaks Promise To Preside Over Gay Friends Wedding

Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani famously crashed at a gay couple's luxurious midtown Manhattan apartment when his own marriage fell apart in 2001--and then...

Our Next Marriage Equality Fight: Repealing DOMA

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 08.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Last night's vote for marriage equality in N.Y. was a true bipartisan effort, with Democratic and Republican state senators coming together to support the simple proposition that every New Yorker should be able to marry the person they love. But our work is not done.

NY Senator Asks Twitter How He Should Vote On Gay Marriage

Posted 08.20.2011 | New York

Publicly, the New York marriage equality bill has the support of 31 of the 32 senators it needs to be made into law. And with the legislative session ...

My Kids Have Everything -- Except Married Parents

Sarah Kate Ellis | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Sarah Kate Ellis

As I adjusted my toddlers' life jackets this past weekend, my mind wandered to how much time parents spend worrying about their children's well-being. But then my thoughts segued into larger safety concerns I can't control in the hands of New York politicians.

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.

Meet The 'Most Potent Obstacle' To Gay Marriage In New York

Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

If you want his support, you must oppose gay marriage. It's that cut-and-dry for Michael Long, chairman of the New York Conservative Party. "In ...

Report: Marriage Equality In NY Would Earn State $391 Million

Posted 07.11.2011 | New York

The State Senate's Independent Democratic Conference has released a report showing that marriage equality in New York state would generate $391 millio...

WATCH: Gov. Cuomo Confident Marriage Equality Will Pass

Posted 07.03.2011 | New York

New York's chance at marriage equality is fast approaching and Governor Cuomo is optimistic that the legislation granting marriage rights to same-sex ...