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Speed Read: Thursday 17 October 2013

A federal judge in Michigan decided he needs a trial before deciding whether the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Lambda appeals to Alaska Supreme Court for worker's comp death benefits for surviving partner. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who

Speed Read: Wednesday 16 October 2013

Clerks in 10 Michigan counties are ready to start issuing marriage licenses this week if a federal judge rules today that the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional. Three of six openly LGBT members of the U.S. House

Speed Read: Tuesday 15 October 2013

Federal judge may rule tomorrow on whether Michigan must start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Supreme Court hears case today that could affect future ballot challenges to state bans on marriage equality. New Jersey Senate candidate fires top aide

Speed Read: Friday 11 October 2013

New Jersey judge rejects state request to stay her order to allow same-sex couples to marry; but, state seeks emergency appeal. Pennsylvania governor wants out as defendant in marriage lawsuit. Right-wing presidential hopefuls and anti-gay crusaders convene today in Washington,

Speed Read: Monday 7 October 2013

Russian security may be monitoring calls, emails, and internet communications for 'sensitive" words. Pennsylvania Governor tries to re-write marriage quote. Senate hopeful Cory Booker stands firm in support of marriage equality despite baiting. Victory Fund backs gay lieutenant governor candidate

Speed Read: Wednesday 2 October 2013

When will a judge decide whether to put a stay on New Jersey's October 21 marriage equality deadline? What does Lambda have to say about the behind-the-scenes relations on the two Virginia marriage lawsuits. When will the Supreme Court decide

Lambda, ACLU lawsuits get boost in New Jersey and Illinois courts

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.

After the fireworks: Arizona pushed back, New Jersey steps forward

After the fireworks surrounding its landmark rulings on two cases involving same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court quietly dispensed with nine other DOMA-related petitions last week, denying their requests for review. And the high court's decision on DOMA has enabled

Rhode Island marriage law signed; Two more states could vote next week

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a marriage equality bill into law this evening, just an hour after the state House gave the measure its final procedural approval. Two more states could approve marriage for same-sex couples next week.

Judge hands Rutgers web cam student 30 days for ‘colossal insensitivity’

A New Jersey state judge Monday (May 21) sentenced the Rutgers student convicted of a bias crime in relation to the suicide death of his gay dorm roommate to 30 days in jail, 300 hours of community service, and a