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New York Celebrates One Year of Marriage Equality!

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On June 24th, 2011, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made waves by signing a bill to legalize same-sex marriage -- and just one month later, that law finally went into effect. Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of marriage equality in the largest (and arguably most influential) state to allow gay and lesbian nuptials. So how... read more

Facebook Introduces Same Sex “Cake Toppers”

Over the weekend, Facebook debuted marriage status icons for same-sex couples.

One of the first to use the icons on his Facebook profile was Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who married his partner Sean Eldridge on Saturday.

Another small victory toward equality!

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

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

Dick Cheney’s Daughter, Mary, is Married!

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Love trumps politics. This morning, former veep Dick Cheney's daughter, Mary, married her partner of 20 years, Heather Poe in Washington, D.C. Mary updated her Facebook friends this afternoon: "Very happy to announce that as of this morning, Heather and I are legally married (at... read more

X-Men‘s Gay Nuptials Inspire Comic Book Store Wedding

To honor the release of Astonishing X-Men No. 51, which features the marriage between openly gay mutant Northstar and his longtime "normal" boyfriend Kyle, Midtown Comics of New York City kept its doors closed Wednesday morning to host its first wedding. Ohio couple Scott Everhart and Jason Walker were selected out of more than 50 applicants to... read more

Gay Commitment Ceremonies at Tokyo Disney

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With all the news about same-sex weddings these days, we're excited to see that one of the happiest places on earth is jumping on the bandwagon! Tokyo's Disney Resort announced on Tuesday that gay couples are able to hold wedding ceremonies at the hotels on their property. While same-sex couples still can't officially... read more

Breaking News: President Obama Endorses Gay Marriage

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
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