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New Mexico Same Sex Marriage

SCOTUS To Consider Ruling On Gay Wedding Photography Dispute

USA Today | Richard Wolf | Posted 03.21.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) When Vanessa Willock wanted an Albuquerque photographer to shoot her same-sex commitment ceremony in 2006, she contacted Elane Photo...

New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Constitutional

AP/The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The New Mexico Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage constitutional in a Thursday ruling. From the ruling: Prohibiting same-gender marriages ...

State Supreme Court Hears Gay Marriage Arguments

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with comments from attorneys and judge) By Zelie Pollon SANTA FE, N.M., Oct 23 (Reuters) - The New Mexico Supre...

The New Mexican Revolution: Getting Unstuck in Time, Laws

Blake Driver | Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Blake Driver

Last Thursday my dad sat down for his first cup of coffee and opened the paper, as he has done every day of his life as long as I've known him, and eventually found himself reading the wedding announcements in the back. The first happy couple his eye fell on caused him a moment of pause.

The Shocking Part Of Gay Marriage Push In New Mexico? How Not Shocking It's Been

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Lynn Ellins stunned New Mexico last month when the county clerk decided to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. B...

Judge Upholds County's Gay Marriage Ruling

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — A northern New Mexico county became the eighth in the state on Wednesday to clear the way for same-sex couples to be married....

Terminally Ill Lesbian Woman's Dying Wish Granted In New Mexico

Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A terminally ill New Mexico woman got a spot of good news Aug. 23, when she and her longtime same-sex partner were granted a marriage license. San...

County Clerk Prepares For Court Order On Same-Sex Marriage

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge on Monday declared same-sex marriage legal, ordering the clerk of the state's most populous county to joi...

Court Ruling Marks Big Victory For Gay Rights

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

One day after a New Mexico county became the first one to actively issue same-sex licenses since 2004, gay rights earned another victory in court. ...

The Heartbreaking Reason This Lesbian Couple Is In A Rush To Wed

Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices

A terminally ill New Mexico lesbian is hoping a judge will allow her to marry her longtime partner even though her state does not currently permit sam...

County Takes Big Step Forward On Gay Marriage

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and BARRY MASSEY | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Gay and lesbian couples flocked to southern New Mexico for a second day Thursday to take advantage of a surprise decision to ...

State Official Begins Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

While New Mexico's gay marriage laws remain up in the air, one county official is not waiting. Dona Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins issued a statemen...