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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Same-sex marriage advocates say fight isn't over

    Advocates of same-sex marriage celebrated the landmark Supreme Court ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the United States but said work remains to protect gay and lesbian Americans from discrimination....
  • Mississippi in limbo over high-court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Mississippi in limbo over high-court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Amber Hamilton and Annice Smith were the first same-sex couple to wed in Mississippi, and nearly the last, at least for a while. About an hour after the pair filled out the requisite paperwork, handed over $21 for a marriage license and sealed their...
  • 21 classic works of gay literature

    21 classic works of gay literature
    On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed, clearing the way for gay marriage nationwide. As celebrations broke out, many on social media began sharing parts of the majority opinion written by Justice...
  • What same-sex marriage backers 'lost'

    What same-sex marriage backers 'lost'
    Well this spin certainly ought to put a damper on Sunday's pride parades: "It is worth acknowledging what (proponents of same-sex marriage) have lost, and lost forever," wrote Chief Justice John Roberts in his dissent to the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling...
  • A GOP conundrum: How does a 2016 candidate play the same-sex marriage ruling?

    A GOP conundrum: How does a 2016 candidate play the same-sex marriage ruling?
    Within minutes of the Supreme Court's decision declaring a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry, President Obama joined the celebration, calling one of the gay plaintiffs to congratulate him on live television, then going to the Rose...
  • Web world brightens with rainbows celebrating same-sex marriage

    Web world brightens with rainbows celebrating same-sex marriage
    Rainbows burst across the Internet on Friday morning after the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage constitutional nationwide, reflecting the progressive values of many tech companies that have long advocated for gay rights. Google was among the...
  • Q&A: What the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling means

    The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was settled when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can get married anywhere in the country. A closer look at what it means: __ IS THIS THE...
  • Antonin Scalia doesn't heart California -- or get us, either

    Antonin Scalia doesn't heart California -- or get us, either
    In a display of judicial temperament right out of People vs. You Kids Git Off My Lawn, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dissented spectacularly and cholerically from Friday's same-sex marriage ruling with the declaration that the court — his own...
  • Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride, US court decision

     Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride, US court decision
    Several hundred gays, lesbians and transgender people held a Gay Pride rally Saturday in the Philippine capital to push for LGBT rights and to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court decision recognizing gay marriages in all U.S. states as a victory for their...
  • U.S. women's soccer team does learn of marriage ruling

    U.S. women's soccer team does learn of marriage ruling
    U.S. Coach Jill Ellis says she's kept her players in a protective "bubble" during this Women's World Cup, rarely allowing news from the outside world to seep in. But the team was well aware the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday in favor of same-sex...
  • Years before court ruling, pop culture shaped same-sex marriage debate

    Years before court ruling, pop culture shaped same-sex marriage debate
    For decades, gays and lesbians were almost invisible in film and television. Homosexuality in the larger culture was draped in code words, and onscreen depictions either disguised gays and lesbians or treated them as objects of ridicule or scorn. Then...