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Rhode Island Marriage Equality

17 LGBT Political Moments That Made Us Proud This Year

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Happy Pride Month! In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) political momen...

Michelangelo Signorile

Rhode Island Governor Slams GOP's Stance On Gay Marriage, Immigration | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gov. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, a former Republican U.S. senator who became an independent after he left the Senate in 2006, slammed the GOP on t...

WATCH: Marriage Wins In Rhode Island! Now Here's What's Next

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume


Anti-Gay Archbishop Calls Marriage Equality Bill 'Serious Injustice'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.05.2013 | Religion

An outspoken and fervently anti-gay Catholic archbishop took the occasion of Rhode Island's marriage equality bill this week to offer a scathing rebuk...

Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rhode Island became the tenth U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage Thursday with a 56-15 vote. Just before he signed the legislation into law,...

Rhode Island Poised To Approve Gay Marriage

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island on Thursday became the nation's 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed, as a 16-year effort to exten...

Marriage Victory In Delaware And Rhode Island -- And Soon In Colorado Too! (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Last week legislators voted in favor of equality, which means the hard work is finished and only a few procedural steps are left before marriages can start. Barring any 11th-hour surprises, weddings are scheduled to start in Delaware on July 1, and in Rhode Island on Aug. 1.

Marriage Equality Gets Big Boost From State's GOP Senators

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The state Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island unanimously endorsed Senate Bill 38, a measure that would legalize gay marriage in the state, Think...

The Promise Of Equality And Religious Freedom: Marriage Equality In Illinois And Rhode Island

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

While the debate over marriage equality is largely philosophical, rooted in deeply held personal beliefs, there is a substantive policy discussion that is often overlooked and worth exploring: religious liberty protections in marriage equality legislation.

Gay State House Speaker Takes Heat For Marriage Equality Vote

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The protests started as soon as Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox sounded the death knell for gay marriage legislation an...