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Maine and Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Tuesday night was a big night for Obama and an historic night for gay rights proponents. Alas, after the issue had been presented to state voters 32 times, Maine and Maryland both voted by a 52-48 percent margin to legalize gay marriage, adding to the total of states that have approved same-sex marrriage which include:... read more

Adorable Wedding Video: The Dad’s Perspective

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Aren't we all looking for a good cry now and then? No? Okay, maybe that's just me. Regardless, this video, told from Artie Goldstein's perspective (the father of the bride), is a must-watch if only to hear how he views his daughter's marriage and life choices. It's all about how he found his own understanding... read more

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Engagement and New Marriage Equality Organization!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson a.k.a Mitchell from Modern Family (plays a lawyer) and his fiancé Justin Mikita (is actually a lawyer!)  announced their engagement the 2012 way today: with a YouTube video! That wasn't their only announcement though, the couple also launched a new organization, Tie the Knot , which will sell handsome bow ties with all of... read more

Taiwan’s First Same-Sex Buddhist Wedding!

Huang Mei-yu and Yu Ya-ting married in Taiwan's first same-sex Buddhist wedding this past Saturday. The couple wore traditional white gowns and exchanged prayer beads, instead of rings at a Buddhist monastery in northern Taiwan. According to the Taipei Times Buddhist Master Shiah Chao-hewi performed the ceremony and gave the women his blessing:... read more

It’s Been One Year Since New York Legalized Same Sex Marriage!

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A year ago yesterday, on June 24, 2011, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law into effect that legalized same sex marriage. New York City celebrated the occasion with the annual Gay Pride Parade (which had, for the first time, legally married same sex people marching in it!). Since then, Maryland and Washington state... read more

Breaking News: President Obama Endorses Gay Marriage

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In the wake of recent same-sex marriage news (namely, North Carolina passing a ban against gay unions in its state constitution Tuesday), President Barack Obama has gone on the record that he personally supports equality for all couples. He tells Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America: "I have to tell... read more

This Just In: North Carolina Bans Gay Marriage

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While the recent news that North Carolina's proposed ban on same-sex marriage has passed is disheartening, let's not forget that the country is still making strides, or at least steps, towards legalizing gay marriage. Just the fact that President Obama said outright that he was "disappointed" by the outcome, shows that things might... read more