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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Florida's tourism, marriage businesses see same-sex marriage boom from border-crossers

    With gay marriage now legal in Florida, same-sex couples from around the Deep South crossed the border Tuesday as the Sunshine State became a prime regional destination for gay and lesbian weddings still banned back home. Out-of-state couples lined up...
  • 'We feel ecstatic, excited,' woman declares as gay marriage becomes Florida reality

    'We feel ecstatic, excited,' woman declares as gay marriage becomes Florida reality
    Six years after Florida voters banned same-sex marriage, scores of gay and lesbian couples across the state lined up Tuesday to tie the knot. The historic day, following months of court battles and delays, was marked by celebrations across Central...
  • Wedding providers expect boost from same-sex marriages

    Wedding providers expect boost from same-sex marriages
    Same-sex marriage could be a boon to businesses that provide wedding services in South Florida. From planners and florists to marriage officiants and hotels, businesses are gearing up for same-sex nuptials. Gay marriage became legal in Florida on...
  • Mayo: Gay marriage pulls all-nighter in South Florida

    Mayo: Gay marriage pulls all-nighter in South Florida
    They met at a charity bike ride for AIDS nearly 15 years ago, a 275-mile journey from Orlando to Hollywood that led them to this place they never expected. So here they were, past 4 a.m. on Tuesday, the last couple in line waiting to get their...
  • Opinion: Gay marriage is gain in personal freedom, equal rights

    Opinion: Gay marriage is gain in personal freedom, equal rights
    Once — just once — it seemed that Lake County might avoid looking like the International Capital of Backwoods Hillbillies when a big issue arose. But, no. It was not to be. It's just not in our nature. Across Florida, elected clerks of the...
  • Gay marriage, drivers license and nursing: Letters

    Gay marriage, drivers license and nursing: Letters
    Views on gay marriage  After four days of front-page coverage, plus additional commentary in section one and Scott Maxwell's column on gay marriage, I've had enough. I don't think the moon landing got this kind of coverage. Whether you agree or...
  • Gay wedding rush fueled by love - and anxiety

    They flocked to courthouses to show love and devotion to their partners, but some couples who took part in the historic first day of same-sex weddings across South Florida also did so out of nagging fear. "In case the opponents get organized and...
  • Rubio: 'I hope I'm wrong' on Cuba

    Rubio: 'I hope I'm wrong' on Cuba
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio appeared to back off his firm stance against supporting President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy just a little bit Wednesday, saying saying he does not think the president's ideas can work but, "I hope I'm wrong." Rubio, a Cuban...
  • Same-sex marriage primed for review as U.S. high court gathers

    WASHINGTON Same-sex marriage advocates are eyeing the end of a decades-long fight as they ask the U.S. Supreme Court for a nationwide ruling that would cap a transformation in the legal rights of gay Americans. The justices may say as soon as Friday...
  • Looking Out: Free State Legal offering estate planning for LGBT community

    Looking Out: Free State Legal offering estate planning for LGBT community
    Legal disparities in how our nation's legal system deals with straight individuals and couples versus lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and couples are still a part of life, despite the fact that Maryland and many other states now...
  • 1,233 same-sex marriage licenses issued on first day

    1,233 same-sex marriage licenses issued on first day
    In the first 24 hours after same-sex marriage became legal in Florida on Tuesday, at least 1,233 licenses statewide were issued to gay and lesbian couples, according to a survey by the Orlando Sentinel. In South Florida, the numbers were: Broward...