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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court

    Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court
    A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue. The 2-1 ruling, by the...
  • What they're saying about Martin O'Malley

    What they're saying about Martin O'Malley
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's loss to Larry Hogan for Maryland governor has put the spotlight on Brown's boss -- current Democratic governor Martin O'Malley and his presidential aspirations. Pundits wonder whether O'Malley would be the party's best shot...
  • Judge keeps stay in place on gay marriage

    Judge keeps stay in place on gay marriage
    A federal judge Wednesday rejected arguments that he should lift a legal stay and allow same-sex marriages to take place in Florida. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle said the stay will continue until Jan. 5, which leaves time for the 11th U.S....
  • Allow gay marriage in Texas now, judge urged

    AUSTIN, Texas Same-sex weddings should begin immediately in Texas, a San Antonio federal judge was told Monday. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled nine months ago that the Texas marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution's promise of equal...
  • True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us

    True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us
    Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election. But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Is partner eligible for Social Security benefits?

    Dear Liz: My partner of 30 years recently died. Am I eligible for Social Security survivor benefits? I don't want anything I don't deserve, but if I'm entitled to something, every penny would be appreciated. I am 54 and make minimum wage. Answer: Your...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Nine Connecticut Companies Praised For Inclusive Policies For LGBT Employees

    A human rights group this week gave nine large Connecticut companies perfect scores for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization, rated 781 companies for its 2015...
  • Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report

    Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report
    Several companies in Maryland scored high marks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index, released this week. Of eight companies in the state included in the study, six earned a...
  • Gay college player Derrick Gordon thriving after coming out in offseason

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — All of a sudden Derrick Gordon's voice got excited when asked if he ever had been to Chicago. Gordon, a starting redshirt junior guard at Massachusetts, became the first openly gay Division I college basketball player when he...
  • Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request to block gay marriage from proceeding in South Carolina, clearing the way for it to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal....