Topics :: Marriage Equality New York

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Upstate NY Clerk Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 6
A New York town clerk, who in 2011 refused to sign any marriage licenses for same-sex or straight couples, may be in hot water for signing two straight couples’ licenses.

Senator Recommends Gay Marriage as a Publicity Stunt

LOCAL | By Michael Cox | Jul 16
Democratic New York Senator Ruben Diaz continues to belittle the fight for marriage equality as something as contemptible as his own profession: politics.

DOMA Dumped; Dykes Delighted!

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 27
Led by plaintiff Edie Windsor, women are rejoicing about the defeat of DOMA and Prop 8, and what it means for gay couples, LGBT health and servicemember benefits.

Saying "I Do" -- Again and Again

NATIONAL | Jun 25
Married and Counting’s Stephen Mosher shares his thoughts on an adventure about love, commitment and the universal right to marry.

2013 LGBT Wedding Expo is "Destination: Brooklyn"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 13
Over 7,000 same-sex marriages licenses were issued in New York City in the year since the State Legislature legalized same-sex marriage. Brooklyn, "lesbian capital of the world," celebrates on Jan. 18 with a LGBTQ Wedding Expo.

Despite Funding for Marriage Vote, GOP 4 Member Loses Primary

POLITICS | By David Perry | Sep 28
The now-infamous "GOP 4" crossed party lines to help pass marriage equality legislation, but Sen. Roy McDonald has discovered that getting reelected is a challenge.

A Thoughtful Guide to Same-Sex Marriage

HOME | By David Morris | Sep 7
After 20 years of debate one might reasonably ask why another report on same-sex marriage would be necessary. Our reply is that although the debate has been long it has often generated more heat than light.

Marriage Equality New York Goes National, With Silva at Helm

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
With New York’s marriage equality rights secured, Marriage Equality New York has teamed up with other groups to become Marriage Equality USA. With Brian Silva at the helm, MEUSA will work to secure same-sex marriage across the nation.

A New Proposition for Gays Tying the Knot

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
Seeing a need for wedding bands suited for gay couples, longtime New York couple Jonathan Tack and Sam Street founded Proposition Love, an online jewelry store championing marriage equality.

Has Rhode Island’s LGBT Movement Lost Momentum?

NATIONAL | By Joe Siegel | Apr 12
With no hearings scheduled on a marriage equality bill and other pro-gay measures, an increasing number of activists in Rhode Island have grown frustrated that the state’s LGBT rights movement has stalled.

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