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Faggots and Pot in State Washington

Will Bower | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Will Bower

Looking to Start Anew, We Faggots Traveled to the State of Washington.

Catholic Students Rally In Support Of Dismissed Gay School Official

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay 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...

Florist Who Refused Gay Wedding Job: 'I Had To Take A Stand' For My Beliefs

Posted 09.04.2013 | Gay Voices

The Washington florist who sparked a national controversy when she refused to provide flowers for a same-sex couple's wedding is speaking out about he...

Florist Who Rejected Gay Grooms-To-Be Slapped With State Lawsuit

Posted 06.25.2013 | Gay Voices

The Washington state-based florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding is now facing a lawsuit from the state attorney general. The S...

WATCH: Fox News Pundit Fears 'Anthropological Change' In Washington After Gay Marriage Vote

Posted 11.29.2012 | Gay Voices

It's been less than a month since Washington state's historic marriage equality victory, but a number of conservative pundits have yet to come to term...

Is Boeing Denying Benefits To Married Gay Couples?

Posted 11.23.2012 | Gay 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...

Washington State Senate Elects Openly Gay Senator As Majority Leader

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Senator Ed Murray, D-Seattle, was elected as majority leader of Washington State Senate Tuesday, according to The Advocate. This makes Murray, 57, the...

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

Posted 11.12.2012 | Gay 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'...

Washington State Approves Gay Marriage (UPDATE)

Posted 11.07.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Officials from Washington United for Marriage (WUM) declared a 52 to 48 percent win for Referendum 74 on Nov. 7. "This is an historic day ...

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 2

Thalia Zepatos | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Thalia Zepatos

Of all the lies that anti-gay campaigns are airing to scare voters away from supporting marriage equality, the most absurd is the claim that marriage doesn't really matter -- or shouldn't matter -- for committed gay couples.

Lila Shapiro

Catholic Church Giving More Than $1 Million To Fight Gay Marriage, Human Rights Campaign Reports

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.18.2012 | Gay Voices

Continuing its efforts to fight same-sex marriage in four ballot measures around the United States, the Catholic Church is now the top donor to the ca...

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 1

Thalia Zepatos | Posted 12.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Thalia Zepatos

One of the anti-marriage-equality ads in Maine splashes these dire outcomes across the screen: "Fired. Sued. Fined. Punished." In it, a spokesman for Maine's 2009 campaign to repeal the freedom to marry, a school guidance counselor, claims, "They tried to get me fired."

Same-Sex Marriage Backed By Surprising Group In Washington State

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

A surprising new group will reportedly announce their support of same-sex marriage in Washington state this week. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer no...

T-Mobile Backs Gay Marriage In Washington State

Posted 08.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Add T-Mobile to the ever-growing list of companies speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage in Washington state. Bellevue Patch cites company of...

Independence Day Means Giving Everyone the Freedom and Independence to Marry the Person They Love

Steve Litzow | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Steve Litzow

As a Republican, I believe one of the key tenets of governance is a fundamental belief in personal freedom and individual responsibility. Would you like the government telling you whom you could or could not marry?

Anti-Gay Marriage Measure Qualifies For Ballot

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Washington State's same-sex marriage law is headed back into the hands of voters. The Associated Press reports that Referendum 74, an anti-gay mar...

Meet The Jewish Activist Who Pioneered Washington State's Same-Sex Marriage Fight Forty Years Ago

Tablet Magazine | Eli Sanders | Posted 06.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Decades before any state had seriously considered legalizing gay marriage, long before anyone had thought of creating--never mind repealing--a policy ...

Seattle's Catholic Cathedral Opts Out Of Anti-Gay Marriage Petition Drive

Posted 04.18.2012 | Religion

From The National Catholic Reporter By Dan Morris-Young If the referendum campaign to block Washington state's recently passed law authorizing sam...

WATCH: My Grandparents Support Marriage Equality

Jacob Reitan | Posted 04.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Jacob Reitan

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Gay Marriage: The Walls Are Tumbling Down

Leslie Gabel-Brett | Posted 04.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Leslie Gabel-Brett

Although we still have a long way to go, it would be hard not to draw the conclusion that February 2012 is the month that the walls came tumbling down and the march toward marriage equality in this country became unstoppable. In less than three weeks, here's what has happened.

Today, Washington State Is A Better Place

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 04.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Gov. Chris Gregoire

In my seven-year tenure as governor of the great state of Washington, yesterday was one of the best. That's when I signed the bill providing marriage equality for all Washingtonians, and it is the day when our state said, quite simply, that love is love.

Ellen DeGeneres, Other LGBT Rights Advocates And Allies Praise Washington Gay Marriage Bill Signing

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Although it won't take effect until June 7, Washington state's new marriage equality legislation already received heaps of praise from lesbian, gay, b...

Marriage Equality Progress Must Continue

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 04.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

I am incredibly proud to congratulate Washington State Representative Pedersen and Senator Murray on the day Governor Gregoire signed the bill into law, and welcome them into the next stage of the fight for marriage equality.

Washington House Passes Gay Marriage Bill

AP | RACHEL LA CORTE | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers voted to approve gay marriage Wednesday, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in th...

Marriage Discrimination 2012: Smells Like Freedom

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

I smell freedom across the I-5 bridge to Washington, and I want it. I deserve it. I am thrilled for my brothers and sisters in our neighboring state, but being able to see equality now just over the river has added insult to injury.