New Jersey Democrats have identified legalizing gay marriage as their top priority for the legislative session that starts Tuesday. It failed to pass when it was voted on two years ago.
New Jersey recognizes civil unions, but marriage equality advocates argue that they don’t offer the legal protections of marriage as intended.
WCBS Newsradio 880 is counting down the top 11 Tri-State area news stories of 2011 and number 9 marked a major change for the civil rights of those in the Empire State.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wrapping up his first year in office and he’ll be happy to hear what some have to say about it.
From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
After a year of political wins including a cap on property tax growth and the legalization of gay marriage, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he even managed to surprise himself this year.
A New Jersey judge says a lawsuit seeking to force the state to recognize gay marriage can go forward.
New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and several other opponents of the law sued, claiming in part the law should be nullified because the state Senate violated its own rules and the state’s open meetings law before the critical vote.
Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.
Sesame Street responds to those who think that puppet roommates Bert and Ernie should get married.
Before hundreds of guests, 56 couples tied the knot on a terrace overlooking the famed Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale — which has twice been the home of the U.S. Open golf championships.
The lawsuit, filed Monday, claims the state Senate violated its own procedures and the state’s open meetings law when the bill was approved last month.
Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Criminal Justice Coordinator John Feinblatt tied the knot after being together for 14 years. Their daughters Maeve, 8, and Georgia, 6, were witnesses and ring bearers.
Cheryle Rudd and Kitty Lambert will make history as the first gay couple to be married under the state’s new same-sex law and they say they can’t wait for their Niagara Falls wedding.
Couples all over New York state are aglow with pre-wedding plans.