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Maine Same Sex Marriage

Maine GOP Platform Reaffirms Stance Against Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

The Maine Republican Party adopted a new platform Friday, reaffirming its opposition to same-sex marriage even as the issue gains wider acceptance nat...

Same-Sex Couples Marry In First Hours Of New Law

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- Arriving in a limo, Donna Galluzzo and Lisa Gorney had all the trappings of a traditional wedding: Rings, flowers, wedding vows, an...

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.

Maine Affirms Gay Marriage In Historic Vote

Posted 11.07.2012 | Gay Voices

Maine voters approved gay marriage Nov. 6 through a historic public vote, the Associated Press is reporting. The Portland Press Herald has addition...

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 ...

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.

Is Marriage Equality Inevitable?

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 11.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

Ultimately, to secure the freedom to marry for same-sex couples nationwide, intervention by federal courts is necessary. But if our pleas are to be successfully heard by sympathetic judges, we must expand the patchwork of states recognizing same-sex marriage to the greatest degree possible.

The Sanctity of Marriage

William Dameron | Posted 08.25.2012 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

I hope that one day words will not be needed to categorize love. That people will recognize the love between Bill and Paul as equal to the love between Courtenay and Matthew.

Jason Linkins

Maine Anti-Gay PAC Distributes Pledge Against 'Sodomy-Based Marriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

In yet another sign that the people who decry "sodomy" have no idea what that word means or who participates in it, a recently formed anti-gay PAC in ...

Anti-Gay Group In Maine Seeks To Rebrand Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

No Special Rights PAC, a new anti-gay group, has laid down roots in Maine, where its two founders are hoping to combat a pro-equality push that has le...

Maine Poised For Second Public Vote On Gay Marriage

AP | GLENN ADAMS | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gay rights activists in Maine, the only New England state that doesn't allow gay marriage or civil unions, moved Thursday towar...

Maddow: Group Who Worked To Pass Prop 8 Using Same Campaign To Repeal Gay Marriage In Maine (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An initiative to repeal existing gay marriage rights in Maine, called Question 1, is headed for a vote soon, and Rachel Maddow takes a look at how tac...

The Lessons of Maine

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Even the leading contenders for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination were unwilling to say that they supported same-sex marriage. This is shameful.

Let the Money Laundering Begin

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Mormon Church has been destroying lives, intimidating people and demonizing an entire class to solidify their base and raise millions and millions of dollars.

Maine Gay Marriage Bill Passes Senate

AMERICAblog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Maine Senate just passed legislation legalizing marriages for gay couples in that state. The state House would have to pass the legislation as wel...

Maine Gay Marriage: Judiciary Committee Endorses Same-Sec Marriage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — A same-sex marriage bill is going to the Maine Senate and House with a strong committee endorsement. Eleven of the 14 Judiciar...