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New Jersey Gay Marriage

Is 'Jersey Shore' Star Responsible For Bringing Marriage Equality To New Jersey?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay Voices

New Jersey joined the growing number of states to legally allow same sex-marriage last week. But who was really the force spearheading this historic l...

Opposition Shrinks in New Jersey (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-28-afernjpollstillsmall.pngAmerica continues its long, slow slog toward marriage equality, with progress in courts, in legislatures, and in public opinion polls.

All Your Questions About New Jersey's Gay Marriage Law Answered

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay marriage became legal in New Jersey this week, a cause for celebration for same-sex couples who have been pushing for nuptials for years but also ...

Gay Marriage Debates Flare Up

Pew's Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Christie Gay Marriage Move Stirs GOP Colleagues

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's decision to stop fighting gay marriage in New Jersey was pragmatic — same sex weddings had a...

Chris Christie: Smart Politician or Biggest Loser?

Joan Garry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joan Garry

He decided to lose and be done with it. He stood zero chance of winning if he kept fighting. The longer the battle, the bigger the loser.

Chris Christie Surrenders on Gay Marriage: How Will This Play Out for Him?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Now that he has surrendered completely, withdrawing his appeal to the New Jersey Supreme Court, he can no longer tell gay marriage opponents that he fought the good fight, because he ran from the last major battle waving a white flag.

Christie Administration Withdrawing Appeal Of Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie's administration is withdrawing its appeal of a judge's recent ruling in favor of gay marriage in New Jersey, according to Bloombe...

The Gay Race To Marry In New Jersey

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.20.2013 | Gay Voices

TRENTON, N.J. -- TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Several gay couples in New Jersey are expected to gather late Sunday to wed in ceremonies to be held shortly a...

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.

Why This Gay Mom Says 'No' to Marriage Equality on the Ballot

C.J. Prince | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
C.J. Prince

I don't want to have to read a ballot question about same-sex marriage to my daughters. They don't know that some people, like our governor, think our family is less worthy. And I don't want them to know that a minute before they absolutely have to.

Christie Has Good Gay Marriage News

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he disagrees with it, but he will comply with a state Supreme Court ruling that mak...

Gay Weddings Can Start Monday In New Jersey, Court Says

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Same-sex marriages will begin within days in New Jersey after the state's highest court ruled unanimously Friday to uphold a lower-court order that ga...

Booker To Reportedly Conduct Same-Sex Marriages

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

Senator-elect Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will conduct same-sex marriages in New Jersey at 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 21, the first day gay marriages will be legally...

Gov. Chris Christie: Yesterday's Politician

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

It is time to tell Gov. Christie that his opposition to marriage equality is unacceptable. I am hopeful that New Jersey's Supreme Court will soon end his final frantic bid to stop marriage equality in his state. Maybe then he will learn that a man who opposes equality for all is yesterday's politician.

New Jersey Marriage Equality Is One Week Away (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-14-Screenshot20131014at2.11.07PM.pngGov. Chris Christie has filed last-minute legal challenges to try to halt the impending weddings, but so far he hasn't met with much luck.

Gov. Chris Christie Proudly Discriminates Against Gay and Lesbian Couples

Sen. Barbara Buono | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sen. Barbara Buono

If Gov. Christie were a true leader, he would put his personal views and political ambitions aside and do what the people of New Jersey know is right. He would see how misguided he is in proudly discriminating against gay and lesbian couples. But he's blinded by his political ambitions.

State Judge Reaffirms Call For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has reaffirmed her call for the state to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses on O...

Judge Refuses To Delay Start Of Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has denied a request from Gov. Chris Christie's administration to delay the start of gay ma...

Marriage Delayed in New Jersey (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-07-afernjdelaysmall.pngGov. Chris Christie has asked the courts to delay the start of marriages until he has time to have his appeal heard.

Marriage Equality: Still Complicated

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Up until last Friday, the question was whether to wait for Ohio to recognize marriage equality or go to New York to get married. Now there is another option: Do I go to New Jersey to get married?

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...

State's Gay Marriage Battle Is Far From Finished

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

-- A judge's ruling Friday that New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry will not be the last word on the issue after Gov. Chris Christie's adminis...

Gay Marriage Happening In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

Same-sex couples in New Jersey may soon be able to marry. Judge Mary Jacobson of the Mercer County Superior Court ruled Friday that gay couples can...

These Officials Are At The Center Of The Gay Marriage Debate

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Sept 21 (Reuters) - For weeks, the lesbian couple courted the Guilford County register of deeds in North Carolina...