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

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

WATCH: A Gay Italian Love Story That Will Make You Tear Up

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Italian gay couple -- Stefano and Federico -- will make their way across the ocean to New York to get married on Feb. 14 after being together for 1...

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

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

GOP Conservatives Deal Gay Rights a Setback in New York Primary

Dan Collins | Posted 11.17.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

The primary elections for state legislature turned into a referendum, of sorts, on same-sex marriage. I'm sorry to say that gay rights had a bad day.

Marriage Mirage

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I find it somewhat infuriating that we could travel just a short distance to some Shangri-La where gay people can wed and crowds applaud in celebration, only to return home to file separate tax forms with "single" checked at the top of the form.

The Marriage Equality Act

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Jennifer Hamady

On Friday, Aug. 5, John and I were at the New York City courthouse applying for our marriage license. What could have been just another item on our we...

The Freedom To Marry: What's Next After New York?

Evan Wolfson | Posted 08.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

Having New York end marriage discrimination is a turning point for the country. As New Yorkers say, if we can make it here, we'll make it anywhere -- but only if the ever-expanding community of people who support the freedom to marry do the work to bring it home nationwide.


Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.25.2011 | New York
Michelangelo Signorile

There is much work ahead. But what happened in New York last night will be seen to have been as pivotal as what happened in this state, in this city, over 40 years ago, when patrons at the Stonewall Inn said, "Enough!"

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.

Matt Sledge

What's Holding Up Same-Sex Marriage In New York | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York

The New York State Senate continued to struggle over a same-sex marriage bill on Tuesday, one day after the session officially ended. Same-sex marr...

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.

Bill Clinton Comes Out For Gay Marriage In New York

Posted 07.05.2011 | New York

Add Bill and Chelsea Clinton to the ever-expanding list of politicians pushing for gay marriage. In a statement released by the Human Rights Campai...

Cuomo Helps Coordinate Push For Gay Marriage

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a hands-on approach in the battle to pass a gay marriage bill. The New York Times reports that Cuomo is committed to help...

Gay Marriage Bill Put On Hold By Gov. Paterson | DANNY HAKIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson will delay his plan to force a vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage until early September because the Senate is too uns...