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Gay Marriage Maine

Snowe Comes Out For Gay Marriage ... After Leaving Office

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) said Friday that she supports gay marriage, despite a long history of declining to state her position while in off...

Gay Couples Getting Ready For First Weddings

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Chris Kast and Byron Bartlett already consider themselves married after a 2010 ceremony overlooking Portland Harbor, but now t...

In Maine, Truth And Love More Powerful Than Fear And Deception

Matt McTighe | Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt McTighe

There's a change that's happening across the country, and last night we saw that change reflected here in Maine. Every day more and more people are coming to realize that allowing loving, committed couples to marry strengthens our families and our communities.

What It Means for Voters to Have Our Backs

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

I deeply appreciate the voters in these four states standing up for what is right. It is nice to know that, were I living in the states that affirmed marriage equality, I would have the same rights as everybody else.

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.

October Surprise: A Gay Man, His Mother And The Vote

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
David Valdes Greenwood

It must be a little frightening when the world spins forward without you; there is powerlessness in realizing that you are being left behind. And for my mom, that's exactly what's happening. Even as she stubbornly withholds her vote, she knows this much is true: My family is already the future.

Gay Marriage Gets A Boost In New England From...Joan Crawford?

Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Camden Opera House performance of "Mommie Queerest" has been moved to Nov. 16. In addition, the venue will also ho...

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.

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."

State's Gay Marriage Push Reaches Milestone

Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

By Jason McLure Proponents of same-sex marriage in Maine have gathered more than enough signatures to ask voters in a November referendum to ap...

Amanda Terkel

Courts Aren't Buying That Gays Are Harassing Anti-Gay Activists

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2008, the owners of a Sacramento ice cream parlor donated thousands of dollars to support Proposition 8, which would ban marriage equ...

Nate Silver: Anti-Gay Marriage Arguments "Literally Stop Making Sense"

FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, I was sent an e-mail from the Stand for Marriage Maine campaign, which I signed up for under a secondary e-mail account. The message sugges...

Gay Marriage's Big Problem

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The open question in an age of polarization is this: have all those prepared to change their minds on the issue of gay marriage already done so?

Don't Forget the Youth: College Democrats of America Fighting to Represent Students Across America

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Naranjo

Millions of young voters showed up at the polls to vote for President Obama. These activists are still working hard, fighting for candidates and constitutional initiatives on the ballot this November.