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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Connecticut's First Chick-fil-A To Open In Brookfield

    Connecticut's First Chick-fil-A To Open In Brookfield
    Chick-fil-A will open in Brookfield next week, marking the first location of the Atlanta-based chicken restaurant chain in the Nutmeg State.á The restaurant at 156 Federal Road opens to the public Oct. 9 at 6:30 a.m., but welcomes fans to get in early...
  • Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings

    Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings
    The two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married. “They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancÚ Natacha...
  • Here Arrive the Grooms

    Here Arrive the Grooms
    With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
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  • Controversy, confusion as gay marriage nears

    Controversy, confusion as gay marriage nears
    The start of same-sex marriage in Florida may not happen on Jan. 6 as anticipated. And even if it does, a battle is brewing over issuing such marriage licenses. While county clerks have been advised they will be committing a misdemeanor by issuing...
  • Stephen Colbert departs, and his Nation mourns

    Stephen Colbert departs, and his Nation mourns
    Watching the first episode of "The Colbert Report," I remember thinking, He cannot possibly sustain this. Mine wasn't the early-days concern I have heard expressed most often as Stephen Colbert prepares to deliver his final "Colbert Report" Thursday:...
  • Marquette suspends professor for slamming instructor on gay rights

    A professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee has been suspended after he publicly chastised a teaching assistant on his blog for discouraging a discussion in her classroom regarding gay rights, the school said on Wednesday. Political science...
  • Florida judge grants a landmark same-sex divorce

    Florida judge grants a landmark same-sex divorce
    A south Florida judge on Wednesday granted what is believed to be the state's first official same-sex divorce to a woman who entered into a civil union in Vermont, her attorney said. The divorce was approved by Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen during a...
  • Judge invalidates Florida's gay marriage ban, grants divorce to lesbian, same-sex partner

    MIAMI In exactly four minutes, Broward County Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday matter-of-factly granted a divorce to Lake Worth art dealer Heather Brassner. The proceedings were otherwise uneventful except that the divorce involved same-sex spouses,...
  • Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering

    Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering
    A bipartisan collection of politicians, lobbyists, staffers, community activists and family filled a suburban union hall Wednesday to bid farewell to the late Judy Baar Topinka and urge that her style of blunt pragmatism be adopted as a memorial to move...