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Delaware Sees First Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

LOCAL | By Randall Chase | Jul 1
A state senator and her partner have become the first same-sex couple to be legally wed in Delaware.

Delaware Senate Approves Gender Identity Bill

NATIONAL | Jun 6
The state Senate has approved a bill to protect transgender people in Delaware by outlawing discrimination based on gender identity.

How Delaware’s Marriage Equality Vote Inspired Senator Karen Peterson to Publicly Come Out

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 3
Delaware State Senator Karen Peterson surprised many when she came out as gay, in the midst of the gay marriage debate.

Same-Sex Couples Welcome Del. Gay Marriage Law

NATIONAL | By Randall Chase | May 8
Same-sex couples across Delaware are looking forward to July 1, when the state officially becomes the 11th state in the nation to recognize gay marriage.

Delaware Becomes 11th State With Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Randall Chase | May 7
Delaware became the 11th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriage when Democratic Gov. Jack Markell signed a gay marriage bill into law just minutes after its passage by the state Senate on Tuesday.

Del. Same-Sex Marriage Bills Faces Another Hurdle

NATIONAL | May 1
A state Senate committee is taking up a bill authorizing same-sex marriage in Delaware.

Del., NJ, Ill. Next Gay Marriage Battlegrounds

LOCAL | Apr 26
Rhode Island is set to become the 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly this week. Take a look at states where ga marriage support is shifting.

Delaware House Approves Gay Marriage Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 24
The state House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in Delaware, barely a year after the state began recognizing same-sex civil unions.

Lawmakers File Bill Legalizing Gay Marriage in Delaware

NATIONAL | Apr 11
State lawmakers are poised to introduce legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in Delaware.

News Analysis: Evaluating the Next Marriage Equality States

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Nov 15
In the wake of the stunning Nov. 6 victory, marriage equality advocates are setting their sites on Illinois, Rhode Island, Delaware and New Jersey.

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