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Marriage Equality at Hand in New Jersey

John Culhane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
John Culhane

Today the New Jersey Supreme Court refused to stay the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples while it weighs whether the state can continue to offer civil unions rather than full marriage equality. The court's decision means that marriages can start this coming Monday.

Gay Marriage Advocates Plead With Judge: Don't Delay Approval

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

-- Gay-rights advocates on Friday asked a New Jersey judge to proceed with implementation of her order that the state start allowing same-sex marriag...

Hearings Press State To Legalize Gay Marriage

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Lawyers for gay couples and New Jersey's government laid out their cases to a judge Thursday on whether she should order the sta...

Chris Christie's Gay Marriage Position Is Pure Nonsense

Slate | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration filed a brief last week defending the state’s 2006 Civil Union Act, which grants gay couples all t...

When Enough Is Not Enough

Anthony Romeo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Anthony Romeo

It's time to finish this for all of us who are stuck under the oppressive thumb of civil unions, domestic partnerships, and constitutional amendments that keep us apart from those who are married.

The Ombudsman Of My Dreams

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Despite all the hoopla about same-sex marriage, the truth is that we gays really do not care about all that. The real reason that we have been complaining about getting equal treatment under the law is that we wanted our very own ombudsman.

Gay Couples To Sue New Jersey In Pursuit Of Marriage Equality

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Seven gay couples and many of their children filed a lawsuit Wednesday to demand New Jersey recognize gay marriage, saying it's ...