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Same-Sex Marriage

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Top Same-Sex Marriage Articles

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  • Barbara Shelly: U.S. churches turn a blind eye to persecution of gays overseas

    A couple of months ago a letter showed up in my mail at home from a group called UM Action. I figured it was an appeal from the United Methodist church for flood relief or some such cause. Not so. It turned out to be a passionate four-page newsletter...
  • Union, Boehner, and Rosen: Letters

    A war we can't win Regarding the article "Hydrilla war returns to Lake Underhill" in Tuesday's Sentinel: It appears that a certain element of society is more concerned with visual aesthetics and having a place to speed around in a motorboat than the...
  • Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto

    Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto
    I am an advocate for access to the election ballot. I was a plaintiff in a federal court case where one of the issues was easier access to public financing for third-party candidates. But, I would never sign a petition for someone to get on the ballot...
  • Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'

    Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'
    Parishioners from a Lincoln Park Roman Catholic parish are marching in today's Pride Parade to show their solidarity with Dignity Chicago, an independent ministry for gay, lesbian and transgender Catholics. More than a dozen parishioners from St....
  • Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]

    Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]
    In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
  • Burbank couple in Prop. 8 case renew vows a year later

    Burbank couple in Prop. 8 case renew vows a year later
    The second time around, the grooms wore matching sleek, black suits. In a star-studded Beverly Hills party Saturday, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the landmark case that struck down Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex...
  • Water, judgments, and abortion: Letter

    Wise up to water Samuel Taylor Coleridge noted in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner": "Water, water every where, nor any drop to drink." The sailor in the story was stranded in a becalmed ocean, punished for killing a benevolent albatross. In Florida,...
  • Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]

    Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]
    In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
  • Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut

    Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut
    The kiss was not planned. Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him. One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
  • VidCon: YouTube stars mull transition to TV, audience-funded content

    VidCon: YouTube stars mull transition to TV, audience-funded content
    YouTube stars currently need the deep pockets of the television industry to create costly long-form content. But using audiences to fund content in the future is a contentious topic, according to stars at a VidCon panel Saturday. Panelists agreed that...
  • After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married

    After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married
    NORFOLK — Tim Bostic and Tony London — the lead plaintiffs in the push for same-sex marriage equality in Virginia — didn't anticipate the intense public interest their quest has generated. But it's not unusual these days for people...