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Georgia Federal Court Allows Marriage Case to Proceed

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The lawsuit argues that Georgia’s marriage ban discriminates and sends a message that lesbians, gay men, and their children are second-class citizens. ...
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Respect for Marriage Act Reintroduced in Congress to Repeal DOMA

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Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Tuesday reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would repeal the DOMA. ...
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Meet Maura Healey: The Nation’s First Openly Gay Attorney General

Maura Healey with Hillary Clinton
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Democrat Maura Healey became the first openly gay attorney general in the country when she won the primary against Republican John Miller in Massachusetts. ...
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Lambda Legal Sues Social Security Administration on Behalf of Gay Chicago Widower

Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case
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Following Carl’s death, Dave applied to the Social Security Administration for back disability benefits and a lump-sum death benefit, but was turned down. ...
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Vanessa Carlton: ‘What If I Had Met the Right Woman Instead of a Man?’

Vanessa Carlton for HRC
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In the video, singer Vanessa Carlton (who has previously come out as bisexual) states, “What if I had met the right woman instead of a man? Love is love." ...
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Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Seven New States with Same-Sex Marriage

Attorney General Eric Holder
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AG Eric Holder announced that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in the states affected by the Supreme Court’s recent decision. ...
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Arizona Becomes 31st State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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A blizzard of rulings over the past two weeks have increased by nearly 60 percent the number of states where same-sex couples can marry or be recognized. ...
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Virginia Captures Two Flags: Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption Rights

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Last week was a big week for equality in Virginia. With same-sex being legalized, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that same-sex adoption will also be legal. ...
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Marriage Ban Defendant Drops Appeal in Nevada

Weddings will be underway soon in Las Vegas
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The Coalition for the Protection of Marriage Thursday withdrew its motions before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. ...
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West Virginia Attorney General Concedes Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Wedding bells are ringing in West Virginia
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Attorney General Morrissey has agreed to end the discriminatory marriage ban in the state one day after the U.S. District Court lifted its stay on the case. ...
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