Gay Marriage

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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New Jersey Democrats Plan To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage After Election

Same-sex couples hoping to wed in New Jersey will have to wait a little bit longer.

09/23/2013

N.J. gay marriage proponents speak outside court after hearing, August 15, 2013. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

N.J. Judge Hears Arguments About Same-Sex Marriage In Garden State

New Jersey now allows only civil unions for same-sex couples.

08/15/2013

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)

NJ Legal Hearing To Test Federal Gay Marriage Ruling

The hearing brings the spotlight on gay marriage back to New Jersey, where the legal battle over the issue has been waged since 2002 – before any state recognized same-sex marriage.

08/11/2013

Gay rights activists reacts outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington DC on June 26, 2013. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: N.J. Lawyers Expected To Defend Civil Unions As Court Date Looms

Legal papers are due Friday in a lawsuit filed by gay couples and their children who say New Jersey’s civil unions fall short of a court mandate that gay couples be treated the same as married couples.

08/02/2013

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Democrats To Christie: Let GOP Lawmakers Vote On Gay Marriage Bill

Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey stepped up their push to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, urging Gov. Chris Christie to allow GOP legislators to vote for the bill.

07/02/2013

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2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride Parade

Throngs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City’s Gay Pride March.

06/30/2013

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Takes The Lead At TriBeCa Pride Rally

Lady Gaga urged her fans in the gay community to emerge as more than a niche, and it appeared as though they were following the singer’s lead.

06/29/2013

Bert And Ernie New Yorker Cover

Viral New Yorker Cover Features Bert And Ernie Celebrating DOMA Ruling

While the Sesame Workshop has maintained for many years that Bert and Ernie are just platonic friends, the “Sesame Street” characters appear clearly as a romantic couple on the cover of an upcoming New Yorker issue.

06/29/2013

A gay rights activist in front of the U.S. Supreme Court - June 26, 2013 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push On For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

On the steps of the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton, Garden State Equality’s Troy Stevenson said Thursday that the time is now for gay marriage in New Jersey.

06/27/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office/file)

Christie Says He’d Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill A Second Time

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he would veto a same-sex marriage bill again.

06/26/2013

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