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Catholic Students Rally In Support Of Dismissed Gay School Official

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Students at a Catholic school in Washington state are rallying in support of their vice principal, who was reportedly dismissed after marrying his sam...

Washington Florist Refuses To Do Gay Wedding Because Of Jesus

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Richland, Wash. couple is still trying to make sense of what they say were the hurtful, discriminatory actions by their favorite florist. For nea...

Michelangelo Signorile

The Biggest LGBT Political Moments Of The Year | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The year 2012 will go down in the history books as among the most pivotal in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights movement. ...

LGBT Pride Is Not Just for June Anymore

Ryan Bos | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ryan Bos

In its most visible form we celebrate with parades and festivals. But pride is an aspect of our lives and our community that we express every day in ways big and small.

What I Learned From Washington's Same-Sex Weddings | Posted 12.11.2012 | Weddings

A culmination of everything that happened in Seattle on Sunday. Onward to Maryland and Maine!...

On Being Witness To Extraordinary History

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gov. Chris Gregoire

We have few occasions in life to be witness to extraordinary history. This is one of those days. Today same-sex couples in Washington are getting married under a law approved by the voters. The voters have told all our families that they are equal under the law.

Same-Sex Couples Begin Marrying In Washington

AP | RACHEL LA CORTE | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SEATTLE — Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of wedding ceremonies on Sunday, the first day they could marry after t...

All Together Now: 30 Gay Couples To Say 'I Do' In Mass Wedding

Posted 12.07.2012 | Weddings

Same-sex couples across Washington received marriage licenses for the first time on Thursday, and one Seattle church is planning to celebrate in a big...

PHOTOS: Washington's First Same-Sex Couples Apply For Marriage Licenses

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Mirabella

It was incredible to see so many couples, each with their own history of waiting for this moment to come. Some, like Jane and Pete-e, and John and Stuart, have been waiting a life time. This moment could not come soon enough.

WATCH: Dan Savage Gets His Marriage License In Washington State

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate Dan Savage was among the first in his home state of Washington to receive a marriage lic...

Governor Signs Same-Sex Marriage Measure Into Law

AP | RACHEL LA CORTE | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several...

Is Boeing Denying Benefits To Married Gay Couples?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Washington's same-sex marriage victory is less than a month old, yet one disturbing report claims that one of the state's most high-profile corporatio...

Teacher's Anti-Gay Marriage Pin Spurs Online Campaign

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After her daughter's eighth grade math teacher wore an anti-gay marriage pin to school, Cynthia Deford, a gay parent in Port Angeles, Washington, star...

The Catholic Church Spent How MUCH On Fight Against Marriage Equality?!

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

While the results of this election represented a monumental victory in the fight for marriage equality, it turned out to be quite a costly one for the...

Gay Marriage Set To Make Millions For States

Posted 11.12.2012 | Weddings

It's not just same-sex couples in Maine, Maryland and Washington who are celebrating the recent legalization of gay marriage -- the state treasury als...

A Venti Regret? NOM Pledges That Starbucks Will Pay A 'Price' For Gay Marriage Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Starbucks' support of same-sex marriage in Washington state was praised by a number of prominent rights activists. But the Seattle-based coffee chain'...

How To Plan A Gay Wedding In Washington

Posted 11.09.2012 | Weddings

Yesterday we gave you the run-down on planning a same-sex wedding in Maryland and Maine. You were quick to point out that, as of Thursday, gay Washing...

Weeklings!: Celebrating Maryland, Maine, Minnesota And Washington! (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Louis Virtel

What are the gayest things about Maryland, Maine, Washington and Minnesota? Watch as I visit all four states with the speed of Carmen Sandiego and uncover their gay awesomeness.

Gender Gap Decisive in Marriage Equality Victories

Eleanor Smeal | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Eleanor Smeal

Women have all too often been cast as the more conservative sex. Nothing could be further from the truth. Women, on the average, want change more than men and are sick and tired of discrimination that has hurt them.

The Ultimate Guide To Same-Sex Wedding Planning

The Huffington Post | Heather Robertson | Posted 11.08.2012 | Weddings

Congratulations, residents of Maine and Maryland! Each one of you can now legally marry the person you love in your home state. Now here's the next...

We Won! But Our Work Is Not Done

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Mirabella

I have never felt prouder to live in the state of Washington, but it is not enough for me to know that my state treats my family equally. I want every LGBT person in the world to be able to live a life of dignity, respect and equal treatment under the law.

INTERACTIVE RESULTS: Gay Marriage On The Ballot In 4 States

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Voters in four states cast ballots on marriage equality. Refresh this page for the latest results. Also on HuffPost: var src_url="http:...

Marijuana Legalization, Gay Marriage Emerge Hot Ballot Measures

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes ...

Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington: Your Vote, Our Lives

Alan Shayne | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Alan Shayne

Without marriage, Norman and I will still be an outside group that is not a full part of society.

Washington United For Marriage Launches Groundbreaking Facebook Tool To Get Out The Vote

Scott Wooledge | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Wooledge

The folks working to get the Washington electorate to approve Referendum 74, which affirms the right of LGBT couples to marry, have found a unique and groundbreaking way to harness Facebook to power their Get Out the Vote operation.