Gay Marriage

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Govenor Accosted At JFK Airport Over Gay-Marriage Stance

Abbott spokesman Matt Hirsch told the Austin American-Statesman that the unidentified 32-year-old man first shook the governor’s hand Tuesday night before loudly telling him to “go to hell.”

07/16/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo officiates a gay wedding in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 2015. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Revelers Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling At Gay Pride March

The Pride March starts at noon at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and winds its way through Midtown to Greenwich Village.

06/28/2015

Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

NYC Irish Organizations Applaud Legalization Of Gay Marriage In Ireland

Brendan Fay, founder of the St. Pat’s For All parade in Queens, said the vote also sends a message to the city’s larger Fifth Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

05/23/2015

Negotiations Continue On Capitol Hill One Day Before Debt Limit Deadline

Openly Gay Local Hoteliers Hit With Boycott For Hosting Sen. Ted Cruz

An openly gay New York City hotelier came under fire Monday for hosting U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who opposes gay marriage.

04/27/2015

Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of US Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Rally Held In Times Square Calling For Same-Sex Marriage Rights Nationwide

Advocates rallied in Times Square Monday night in hopes of seeing same-sex marriage legalized nationwide, a day before the issue comes before the U.S. Supreme Court.

04/27/2015

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Decide Historic Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

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OKCupid Protests Firefox Over Mozilla CEO’s Anti-Same Sex Marriage Contribution

Users of the New York-based dating site OKCupid were greeted with a protest message Tuesday, if they used Firefox to get to the site.

04/01/2014

Rev. Thomas Ogletree (credit: religiousstudies.yale.edu/ogletree)

Methodist Bishop Drops Trial Against Conn. Pastor Who Officiated At Son’s Gay Wedding

Bishop Martin McLee, who announced the decision, called on church officials to stop prosecuting other pastors for marrying same-sex couples. McLee leads the church’s New York district.

03/10/2014

Rev. Thomas Ogletree (credit: religiousstudies.yale.edu/ogletree)

Methodist Pastor To Be Tried For Officiating Son’s Gay Wedding

A spokeswoman for the Rev. Thomas Ogletree says he’ll be tried March 10 in Connecticut for violating the prohibition against officiating at gay weddings. Some clergy complained after his son’s wedding announcement appeared in The New York Times.

01/17/2014

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (second from right) with his longtime partner Randy Florke and their three adopted children. (credit: Facebook/Rep. Sean Maloney)

Putnam County Congressman Announces Engagement To Longtime Partner

The freshman congressman will be the second member of Congress married to a same-sex partner. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., is also married. Former Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., became the first sitting member of Congress to marry his partner in 2012.

01/14/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex Marriage

With gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill — saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.

12/16/2013

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex Marriage

In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.

10/21/2013

Louise Wolpin and Marsha Shapiro of South Brunswick, N.J. plan to marry at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, the moment gay marriage becomes legal in the state. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Gay Couples Line Up For Marriage Licenses

The weddings were planned after the state Supreme Court last week refused to delay a lower court order for the state to begin recognizing same-sex marriages.

10/20/2013

Louise Wolpin and Marsha Shapiro of South Brunswick, N.J. plan to marry at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, the moment gay marriage becomes legal in the state. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Same-Sex Couples Ready To Tie The Knot In New Jersey

Same-sex couples were making plans this weekend to line up for marriage licenses, after the New Jersey State Supreme Court ruled that gay weddings must begin this coming Monday.

10/19/2013

Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the City Clerk's Office - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

New Jersey Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Case

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration says a single judge shouldn’t be able to force the state to recognize gay marriage.

10/11/2013

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