Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage Could Boost Wedding Industry by $2.5 Billion

National
The newly expanded marriage rights provide a tremendous economic opportunity for the $51 billion wedding industry, which currently employs over 800,000 people nationwide. ...
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Move Over Jindal: Final Order Strikes Down Louisiana’s Marriage Ban

Governor Bobby Jindal has fought to keep marriage equality away from Louisiana.
National
“With this order, Governor Jindal has run out of excuses for delaying recognition of same-sex couples’ right to get married and have their marriages recognized," said Lambda Legal Senior Counsel Kenneth D. Upton. ...
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Vice President Biden: ‘This Day is for History to Remember’

Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on June 26, 2015.
Politics
United States Vice President Joe Biden released a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that said, "...all marriages, at their root, are defined by unconditional love." ...
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Op-Ed by the Vice President on Ireland’s Vote for Marriage Equality

Top News Politics
Last weekend, more than 1.2 million Irish voters took a courageous stand for love and family when they overwhelmingly chose marriage equality. ...
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Ireland Becomes First Nation to Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Popular Vote

International
Ireland made history over the weekend by becoming the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote. ...
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Church of Scotland to Ordain Gay Ministers in Civil Partnerships

Top News Faith and Religion
A vote in favor of allowing congregations to ordain gay ministers in same-sex civil partnerships passed through General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. ...
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Federal Court Orders Alabama Marriage Equality Statewide

Top News Politics
A federal district court ordered that all Alabama probate judges comply with the U.S. Constitution and may not refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. ...
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Wanda Sykes to MC National LGBT 50th Anniversary

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Entertainment
Entertainer and advocate Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4 at Independence Hall. ...
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Seattle to Hold Marriage Celebration for SCOTUS Oral Arguments

Top News Politics
Seattle's celebration rally will be held at the William K. Nakamura Courthouse on Tuesday, April 28 from 6-7 p.m. ...
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Marriage Equality Video Goes Viral in Ireland

A new video has gone viral to support a “yes” vote on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum.
Top News International
A new video has gone viral to support a “yes” vote on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum. Ireland decriminalized “gay sex” in 1993. ...
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