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Washington State Approves Gay Marriage (UPDATE)

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...

T-Mobile Backs Gay Marriage In Washington State

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

WATCH: My Grandparents Support Marriage Equality

Jacob Reitan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jacob Reitan


Today, Washington State Is A Better Place

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Marriage Equality Progress Must Continue

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Marriage Discrimination 2012: Smells Like Freedom

Logan Lynn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

The Marriage Problem

Lance Brister | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lance Brister

I have trouble committing to a decision about which doughnut to get, so not being able to wed has been a convenient cop-out when it comes to the ultimate commitment. But now that the tide is changing, what are commitmentphobes supposed to do? Get married?

When Politics Threatens Marriage Equality

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

If you want an illustration as to what is wrong with politics, look no further than the debate on marriage equality in the state of Washington and the views of Sen. Brian Hatfield (D). What Hatfield expresses as his reasons for concern illustrates the problem.

What Washingtonians (And the Rest of Us) Can Do to Help Make Marriage Equality a Reality

Brody Brown | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brody Brown

If you agree with Governor Chris Gregoire that "it is time" to legalize gay marriage and that "it's the right thing to do," there are several ways you can help make the prospect of marriage equality in Washington a reality, whether or not you actually reside in the state.

Join Washington State's New Push for Marriage for Gays and Lesbians

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Mirabella

On Monday, supporters of civil marriage officially launched their coalition campaign, Washington United for Marriage, at a press conference in Bellevue. There are already ways for people to get involved with the campaign.