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Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

Jason Collins (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

White House, Former President Bill Clinton Commend Jason Collins

Clinton said that Collins’ announcement on Monday is an “important moment” for professional sports and the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

04/29/2013

FILE - Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Announces Support For Same-Sex Marriage

“A little over a year ago in Geneva, I told the nations of the world that gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights and that the United States would be a leader in defending those rights,” she says in the video.

03/18/2013

Boy Scouts (file / credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America Reaffirms Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.

07/17/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Rights Organization Honors Mayor Bloomberg

In his acceptance speech, Mayor Bloomberg praised the President and Congress for winning the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gays in the military.

10/01/2011

David Tyree hauls in "The Catch" during Super Bowl XLII. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

David Tyree: I’d Trade ‘The Catch,’ Giants’ Super Bowl Title To Stop Gay Marriage

David Tyree hauled in one of the greatest catches in Super Bowl — if not NFL — history. But he’d take it all back to put the kibosh on same-sex marriage.

WFAN–06/20/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo The New Face Of Gay Marriage Rights

As lawmakers continue to hash out a gay marriage bill in Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has become a prominent champion of legalized gay marriage, pushing his state into the center of the national debate over an emotional and divisive issue.

06/18/2011

David Tyree (credit: NationForMarriage/YouTube.com)

Keidel: David Tyree Learns The Cost Of Free Speech

Athletes often lament that we in the media focus on the negative. There is truth to that, but it would be easier to resist the leap to Page Six if their colleagues didn’t oblige so often. Enter David Tyree, who has the city in a tizzy after his assertions about gay marriage.

WFAN–06/17/2011

Sean Avery (credit: YouTube.com/hrcmedia)

Toronto Broadcaster Fired After Tweets On Sean Avery, Same-Sex Marriage Debate

A Toronto broadcaster has been fired after he posted on Twitter about the debate surrounding Rangers forward Sean Avery’s support of same-sex marriage.

WFAN–05/12/2011

Sean Avery (credit: YouTube.com/hrcmedia)

Rangers’ Sean Avery Backs Same-Sex Marriage, Sparks Debate

Most pro athletes would just as soon try to catch a puck with their teeth as speak out about a societal issue that risks forcing fans to really choose sides. There have been exceptions, of course, most notably Muhammad Ali. Now we have Sean Avery.

WFAN–05/11/2011

Window display at Marc Jacobs store in Manhattan (credit: HRC)

Marc Jacobs Bleecker Street Store Window Display Promotes Marriage Equality

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs is teaming up with the Human Rights Campaign to promote marriage equality for same-sex couples.

05/03/2011

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Renewed Fight For Gay Marriage In NY Hits Suburbs

Lady Gaga on stage on Long Island this weekend, actors Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore and Kyra Sedgwick on video and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Albany are headliners in New York’s growing push to legalize gay marriage, a fight that may already be won thanks to shifting voter sentiment and a concerted, disciplined campaign.

04/23/2011

Former First Daughter Barbara Bush appears in a video in support of gay marriage - Credit: Human Rights Campaign

Barbara Bush Backs Gay Marriage In New York

The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, has released a video featuring 29-year old Barbara Bush.

02/01/2011