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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

Gay Marriage (file / credit: DANIEL KFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge Blocks Governor’s Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.

10/10/2013

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Christie Administration Makes Case For Hold On Gay Marriage Ruling

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration on Monday made its final case for why a judge should put a hold on a ruling that would mandate gay marriage rights in the state effective Oct. 21.

10/07/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Administration Asks N.J. Supreme Court To Take Appeal On Gay Marriage

A judge ruled Friday that the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. But Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal the ruling.

09/30/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie On ‘CBS Sunday Morning:’ ‘What I Am Is A Fighter’

In a wide-ranging interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized himself as a “fighter,” who is “willing to mix it up to defend his or her point of view.”

09/29/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Expected To Fight Ruling Allowing For Same-Sex Marriage In N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signaled that he will fight a ruling that ordered the State of New Jersey to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses.

09/28/2013

Marriage equality supporters rally on March 24, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge: Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry

In a summary judgment issued Friday, Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution.

09/27/2013

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