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In the States
May 17, 2013
Nine years ago today gay and lesbian couples were able to get married in the United States for the first time ever. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued the nation’s first marriage equality victory
May 14, 2013
Momentum is building rapidly across the nation in advance of a Supreme Court decision on the Prop. 8 case, with Minnesota becoming the third state in two weeks to recognize marriage equality.
May 13, 2013
The bill now advances to Governor Mark Dayton, a champion of the legislation, who plans to sign the bill into law as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14.
May 9, 2013
The Minnesota House passes marriage equality legislation 75-59. The bill now heads to the State Senate.
May 7, 2013
The momentum of marriage equality continues! On Tuesday, the Delaware Legislature passed—and Governor Jack Markell signed into law—marriage equality legislation, making the state the 11th to recognize the freedom to marry.
April 25, 2013
Brian McClung urges Minnesota Republicans to embrace marriage equality in an Op/Ed published in today’s Star Tribune.
April 24, 2013
The State Senate has approved marriage equality legislation by at 26-12 vote. The legislation will soon go to Governor Lincoln Chaffee, who has promised to sign it into law.
April 22, 2013
in this week's episode: Marriage equality continues to spread, with major milestones this week that span from the Great Lakes region to the Mid-Atlantic. Plus, New Zealand becomes the 13th country to legalize the freedom to marry, and international progress continues from Colombia to Vietnam.
January 12, 2013
The road to marriage in New Jersey has been rocky, but there's no mistaking the progress that the state has made over the last few years. Now, the Garden State is poised to finally make the plunge with a very busy year ahead for marriage equality.