Marriage Equality New York

Marriage Equality New York

Marriage Equality USA Celebrates 20 Years, Announces Transition Plans

National
MEUSA will conclude independent operations this spring after accomplishing their mission of marriage equality in all 50 states and at the federal level. ...
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Quinn Could Become the First Female LGBT Mayor of NY

Politics
Quinn is in the prime position to crack the glass ceiling twice with one stone if voters approve of her bid to become the first female LGBT mayor of New York. ...
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Same-Sex Rights at Super Bowl XLVII

Top News National
The sports community is notoriously anti-gay, but this year is different. No matter who gets the championship title, this year everybody is a winner. ...
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Supreme Court to Hear Widow’s Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act

Supreme Court to Hear Widow’s Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act
The Supreme Court also agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, which relates to the right of same-sex couples to marry in the State of California. ...
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Update: New York Landlord Adds Wife of Lesbian Tenant to Lease

Update: New York Landlord Adds Wife of Lesbian Tenant to Lease
An apartment representative berated the couple saying that they would not recognize their marriage and Regina's spouse would never be added to the lease. ...
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Mayor Bloomberg: Same-Sex Weddings Boosted Economy $259 Million in First Year

Mayor Bloomberg: Same-Sex Weddings Boosted Economy $259 Million in First Year
Approximately 235,900 hotel room nights were booked, more than 40,000 wedding announcements were printed, and 47,445 wedding favors were purchased all adding up to additional revenue for New York City. ...
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Wife of Lesbian Tenant Denied Name on Lease Despite New York Marriage Equality Act

Wife of Lesbian Tenant Denied Name on Lease Despite New York Marriage Equality Act
The decision is in direct violation of the New York Marriage Equality Act, New York Rent Stabilization Code and several of State and City human rights laws. ...
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GOP Billionaire Paul Singer Creates Super PAC to Endorse Marriage Equality and Mitt Romney

GOP Billionaire Paul Singer Creates Super PAC to Endorse Marriage Equality and Mitt Romney
The American Unity PAC’s sole purpose will be to inspire Republican candidates to support same-sex marriage, in part by helping them to feel financially shielded from any blowback from well-funded groups that oppose it. ...
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Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois

Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois
Nearly one year after the civil union law took effect, Lambda Legal filed papers in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division on behalf of 16 same-sex couples and their children seeking the freedom to marry. ...
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