Gay Marriage

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Garden State Equality Chairman: Gay Marriage Will Be Legal In N.J. Soon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a marriage equality bill last year, but Troy Stevenson – the new chairman of Garden State Equality – emphasized that a lot has happened since then.

01/26/2013

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Activist Steven Goldstein To Give Up Helm Of New Jersey Gay Rights Group

Gay rights activist Steven Goldstein is leaving his post at the helm of Garden State Equality, which he founded more than eight years ago.

01/02/2013

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New Jersey Activists Hope Supreme Court Will Rule For Gay Marriage

Gay rights activists in New Jersey hope the U.S. Supreme Court will establish a constitutional right to gay marriage and end a prohibition in that state.

12/08/2012

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Landmark Church At West Point Hosts First Same-Sex Wedding

The landmark church at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.

12/01/2012

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

LGBT Activists Hope Booker Will Run For N.J. Governor

The LGBT community in New Jersey is hoping Newark Mayor Cory Booker will make a run for governor.

11/25/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Seeks Apology From Rabbi Who Says Sandy ‘God’s Response To NY Gay Marriage’

On the eve of Election Day, opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland are blaming the destruction of Hurricane Sandy on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s hefty donations in support of Maryland marriage equality.

11/05/2012

Queens beating victim Lou Rispoli (credit: Handout)

Queens Beating Victim Taken Off Life Support; Public’s Help Sought In Finding Suspects

Rispoli’s friend and Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said Rispoli was not robbed in the attack, and urged anyone who may have seen the assault to come forward. Police have not yet determined a motive for the attack.

10/25/2012

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High New York State Court Refuses To Hear Challenge To Gay Marriage

The fight over gay marriage rights in the state of New York is officially over, after the state’s highest court refused to hear a challenge by opponents.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

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Bloomberg To Spend $500,000 In Support Of Gay Marriage In 3 States

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that he will spend $500,000 of his personal fortune on campaigns to legalize gay marriage in Maine, Minnesota and Washington state, so as to help the campaigns raise an equal amount.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

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New York Appeals Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

The decision upholds a lower court judge who ruled that the 1996 law that defines marriage as involving a man and a woman was unconstitutional.

10/18/2012

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Voters Head To The Polls In New York For Primary Day

More than 20 Assembly seats and four Senate seats are up for grabs. There is also an unusual number of contests without incumbents because more than 20 of 150 Assembly members and four of 62 senators have retired or resigned this term.

09/13/2012

Anti Chick-fil-A protestors hold signs outside a Chick-fil-A  fast food restaurant, in California. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Rights Groups Stage ‘Kiss-In’ Demonstrations At Chick-fil-A Restaurants

Two days after hundreds of thousands of customers attended “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” gay rights activists planned “kiss-in” demonstrations at Chick-fil-A restaurants to protest the fast-food chain owner’s opposition to same-sex unions.

08/03/2012

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Bloomberg Joins Chick-Fil-A Debate, Strongly Disagrees With Boston, Chicago, San Fran Mayors

The popular chicken chain is in hot oil right now after making headlines not for its food, but its owner’s staunch opposition to same-sex marriage.

07/27/2012

Colin Cunliffe, left, and Brewter Mccall, right, of Manhattan, celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York State outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher St, Friday, June 24, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NYC Marks 1 Year Of Gay Marriage

Officials estimate gay marriage has had an economic impact of $259 million on New York City alone during the past year.

07/24/2012

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Dese’Rae Stage & Katie Marks, Lesbian Couple Legally Married In New York, To Divorce

Just a few days shy of their one year anniversary as a legally married couple, Dese’Rae Stage and Katie Marks have announced their plans for divorce.

06/26/2012

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