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The New Mexico Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that the state's interpretation of marriage laws to ban same-sex couples violates the state's constitution. The ruling makes New Mexico the 17th marriage equality state and means that now more than one-third
The debate went on much longer than expected but the Hawaii Senate voted Tuesday to give final legislative approval to a bill allowing same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses. The bill now goes to Democratic Governor Neil Abercrombie, who has
In a surprise announcement, U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, a Democratic candidate for governor next year, acknowledged that he is gay. Michaud (pronounced Mee-show), 58, said he was making the acknowledgement publically because of “whisper campaigns, insinuations and push-polls” by opponents
As Congress continues to wrestle with a bitter partisan divide that has crippled its ability to set a budget, keep the federal government open, and enable the nation to pay its bills, a few openly LGBT members of the U.S.
In Illinois and New Jersey courts, the marriage equality movement won two more victories, including a major development that puts New Jersey on track to become the 14th state to allow same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses.