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Marriage Equality Act

Marriage Equality: Constitutionality, Not Morality, Will Ultimately Decide Prop. 8

Jelena Hasbrouck | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Jelena Hasbrouck

If Prop. 8 goes to the Supreme Court, Justice Kennedy won't vote in favor of gay marriage because it is morally correct. In fact, he doesn't think the Constitution is designed to determine morality. "Our obligation is to define the liberty of all, not to mandate our own moral code," Kennedy wrote.

Same Sex Marriage=Big Business for Iowa

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

The Iowa Supreme Court ruling [that] made it legal for gay and lesbian couples to marry in 2009 ... has generated some much-needed revenue for a beleaguered state budget and some welcome business for local merchants, according to a report.

GOP Senators Rewarded For Gay Marriage Support

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

A crucial moment in the tense buildup to legalize same-sex marriage in New York came when a group of wealthy, conservative financiers pledged big dona...

The Marriage Equality Act

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Jennifer Hamady

On Friday, Aug. 5, John and I were at the New York City courthouse applying for our marriage license. What could have been just another item on our we...

LOOK: New York Gay Couples Tie The Knot

Posted 09.23.2011 | New York

Gay couples have started marrying in New York City today, the first day same-sex marriage is legal in New York state. Family, friends and gay marri...

Matt Sledge

Kitty Lambert And Cheryle Rudd Aim To Be First Married Under New York Gay Marriage Law, At Rainbow-Lit Niagara Falls | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two Buffalo women plan to be the first to legally wed under the state's new same-sex marriage law, which goes into effect on Sunday, one m...

Gay Wedding Plans: Midnight Marriages And Pop-Up Chapels

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

Gay couples across New York are preparing for the big day. At least two couples are planning to be the first ones to wed after midnight when New Yo...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Is Joy Behar Becoming A Minister? | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.11.2011 | Celebrity

No one could be happier that New York will finally offer marital justice and equality for all than talk show host and comedian, Joy Behar. In fact, sh...

Gay Couples Have Equal Worth

Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski

"Here's to including, not excluding, kindhearted people ... who want nothing more than to find the right person, settle down, and one day perhaps get married."

Giuliani Breaks Promise To Preside Over Gay Friends Wedding

Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani famously crashed at a gay couple's luxurious midtown Manhattan apartment when his own marriage fell apart in 2001--and then...

My Kids Have Everything -- Except Married Parents

Sarah Kate Ellis | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Sarah Kate Ellis

As I adjusted my toddlers' life jackets this past weekend, my mind wandered to how much time parents spend worrying about their children's well-being. But then my thoughts segued into larger safety concerns I can't control in the hands of New York politicians.