Topics :: Marriage Equality New York

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Upstate NY Clerk Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples

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

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!

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

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

A Thoughtful Guide to Same-Sex Marriage

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

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

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.

Gay Bucks Roll in to Support Pro-Gay Marriage N.Y. GOP Lawmakers

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 18
Gay activists from around the nation are donating to the New York Republican senators that helped legalize gay marriage in the state last summer. Although they have received an overwhelming amount of support there are still groups attacking the lawmakers.

Judge OKs Lawsuit to Challenge N.Y. Gay Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 29
The New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom filed a lawsuit that challenges New York’s marriage equality law back in July. New York Supreme Court Judge Robert Wiggins has recently ruled that the lawsuit can proceed.

Going to the Ivy League Chapel for Same-Sex Marriage

By Mark Thompson | Oct 18
On her 1972 album, Bette Midler sang "Chapel of Love," which became one of those LGBT anthems heard during Pride marches and celebrations. The only problem was, until recently, there weren’t so many chapels willing to celebrate same-sex marriage.

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