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Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Bostic v. Schaeffer case marks the second federal appeals court that has ruled in favor of marriage equality since last year's historic Windsor ruling. ...
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Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank

Democratic National Convention Platform Committee Approves Final Marriage Equality Plank
The announcement comes on the heels of a unanimous decision to publicly support marriage equality next month at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. ...
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The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform

The Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to 2012 Platform
The Democratic National Convention will add marriage equality to their platform in 2012. The announcement comes after a unanimous decision Sunday. ...
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Washington United for Marriage Video Contest ‘Why Marriage Matters to Me’

Washington United for Marriage Video Contest ‘Why Marriage Matters to Me’
Winner(s) will receive two, 3-day passes for Bumbershoot and grab bag releases from Sub-Pop Records. ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Poll in Scotland Favors Nationwide Referendum vs. Scottish Parliament

Same-Sex Marriage Poll in Scotland Favors Nationwide Referendum vs. Scottish Parliament
A new poll of more than 1,000 adults across Scotland showed that 50 percent of responders prefer a nationwide referendum vs. the Scottish Parliament on the subject of marriage equality. ...
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BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional
U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that it was unconstitutional to deny same-sex married couples tax, health and pension benefits in states where it is legal for same-sex marriages to be performed. ...
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Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference

Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference
WCF and Christian Concern's "One Man, One Woman: Making The Case for Marriage" Conference is scheduled for May 23 at the Law Society in London. ...
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New Hampshire Bill to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Law Defeated with Bipartisan Support

New Hampshire Bill to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Law Defeated with Bipartisan Support
Except for those gay and lesbian couples already married in New Hampshire, the bill would have stripped gay and lesbian couples of the equal status and dignity of marriage. ...
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Tony Blair’s Approval of Gay Marriage has Pope Benedict XVI Up in Arms

Tony Blair’s Approval of Gay Marriage has Pope Benedict XVI Up in Arms
Blair’s assumption that same-sex marriage is a human right and not a straight privilege has the Catholic faith up in arms – all the way up the ladder in succession to the Pope. ...
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WSU Performing Arts Presents Dustin Lance Black’s ‘8’ the Play with Talk-Back

WSU Performing Arts Presents Dustin Lance Black’s ‘8’ the Play with Talk-Back
"8” is an unprecedented account of the federal district court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by the American Foundation for Equal Rights to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which prohibited gay and lesbian marriage. ...
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