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Same-Sex Marriages Have Begun In New Jersey!

Just after midnight last night, same-sex couples across the state of New Jersey were married, with seven of those marriages taking place at city hall! The seven lucky couples were married by Mayor and Senator-elect Cory Booker. The New Jersey State Supreme court ruled on Friday that weddings could take place Monday morning, sending a

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Satanic Temple Weds Gay Couple On Phelps Grave!

Last weekend, a New York-based satanic cult performed gay marriages on the grave of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps’s mother’s grave. The satanic ritual known as “Pink Mass”, was performed twice with two same sex couples. The first couple was two men, and the second were two women. When the husbands and brides kissed

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Queen of England Approves Gay Marriage!

The Queen of England has given her stamp of approval, legalizing gay marriage in the United Kingdom. House Commons Speaker John Bercow announced to lawmakers this morning that the royal assent had been given, literally the day after the bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the UK had cleared Parliament. While the queen’s approval is

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Minnesota Governor Signs Gay Marriage Into Law

The governor of Minnesota has just made marriage an option for same-sex couples starting on August 1st! Minnesota is the first state in the Midwest to legalize gay marriage by legislative vote, and is the third to legalize it in the past ten days. The Minnesota State Senate voted in favor of the bill 37-30,

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Rhode Island To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage!

Potentially joining the nine other states and Washington D.C., the Rhode Island Senate has approved the bill for same-sex marriage. The Senate chambers were packed to the gills with supporters,¬†opponents¬† press, and spectators this afternoon when Senate Bill 38 was taken up. Senator Donna Nesselbush’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island got through

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New Zealand Legalizes Gay Marriage!

After debating the bill for two hours, the New Zealand Parliament has voted to make gay marriage legal in the Lord of the Rings country. The parliament voted 77-44 on the bill’s third reading, which is the second to last step needed to enact laws in New Zealand. The final step is when the governor-general

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France Passes Gay Marriage Bill!

The French Senate has voted to legalize same-sex marriage in France, the landmark bill is now on track to become law by this summer! The vote took place in the upper house of parliament, and was led by President Francois Hollande’s Socialists. Despite the surprising boisterous protests from conservative opponents and fervant religious leaders the

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Why Gays Shouldn’t Get Married

It’s a ridiculous point that’s been bandied around, villifying the gay community and YouTuber FutureSpaceCadets is calling people out on it. The comedy duo consisting of Ryan Sulak and Jordan Service created a literal visualization of one of the craziest theories thrown out by conservatives on why gay marriage shouldn’t be legalized. The idea that

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Activists Protest Pope!?

Activists have gathered in St. Peter’s square to protest Pope Benedict XVI over his recent comment on gay marriage. The pontiff stated in his 2013 annual address that gay marriage posed a ‘threat to peace’. He also urged political leaders to stay strong and fight for traditional marriage. He went on further to say: “There

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BREAKING: Supreme Court To Look At Prop 8

The US Supreme Court decided today to take up the case of Prop 8, which will review the two court rulings that overturned it.

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Mormon Church: Gay Is Okay

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has launched a new campaign to urge their congregation to reach out toward the gay community, asking for more compassion and acknowledging that sexual orientation is not a personal choice.

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Supreme Court Delays Gay Marriage Decision

The United States Supreme Court has delayed their decision on whether to take up Hollingsworth vs. Perry, the court case that was filed in response to the passing of Proposition 8 in California. Many states are watching closely to see what the Supreme Court is going to do this month.

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Props And Ballot Measures Across The Nation

Along with the presidential election (as well as House and Senate races), there were a number of different ballot measures, initiatives, constitutional amendments, etc. that voters had to make decisions on. Let’s round them up.

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