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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Mayo: Will 2015 be peachy keen?

    Happy New Year! If ever a year looked "meh" on paper, 2015 is it. No big elections, just endless talk about the 2016 election. No Olympics, just the Women's World Cup in Canada. And the two biggest celebrations on tap are Gov. Rick Scott's second...
  • A bit about me as a matter of full disclosure

    A bit about me as a matter of full disclosure
    In this column, I make it a habit to be open with readers. I write about my experiences growing up in Central Florida, my family, even my husband's penchant for stinking up our house with vinegar as he preps for barbecue contests. So this column...
  • Tax collector to issue driver's license name-changes to married gay couples next week

    Once same-sex couples are legally wed, they'll now find it easier to change their last names in Florida. Florida has refused to issue driver's licenses or IDs with a name change to gay residents who have married in states where same-sex marriage is...
  • 126th Rose Parade: The floats! The bands! The couch

    126th Rose Parade: The floats! The bands! The couch
    I hate being cold. I loathe crowds. You won't see me on Colorado Boulevard on any New Year's morning. But I never miss the Rose Parade. This year, as always, I was cozy in my PJs, sipping hot coffee, glued to what can only be described as Pasadena's...
  • Personal finance Q&A: Deciding when to start Social Security benefits

    Dear Liz: I am 63 and my husband is almost 64. He lost his job last year. We have been living on his $1,500 monthly pension plus what I could make from small contracts and drawing down our emergency fund. The fund and the contracts are now gone. We...
  • Court challenges are a waste of effort

    Court challenges are a waste of effort
    Duringwinter it's cold in Chicago. Summers in Florida are hot. The sun comes up each morning. Nothing can change those facts. But how many dollars has our attorney general wasted fighting the inevitable? State after state, court after court has...
  • Broward judge again overturns gay marriage ban

     
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriages is back off the books in Broward County....
  • Equality won't harm marriage

    Equality won't harm marriage
    On Jan. 5 marriage equality might reach Florida. Despite what some folks believe, it will not change "traditional" marriage. In fact, it might actually strengthen it. In Massachusetts, where marriage equality has been allowed the longest, divorce rates...
  • 'The Sexuality Spectrum' At Charter Oak

    'The Sexuality Spectrum' At Charter Oak
    In July 2011, same-sex marriage was legalized in New York by the state legislature. In the months leading up to the historic decision, Laura Kruger paid close attention to foes of the measure. "There was such hatred. People were irrational. Their...
  • Race, party favors and early voting key in Md. governor's battle

    Race, party favors and early voting key in Md. governor's battle
    The Maryland gubernatorial race is closer than many pundits, myself included, had expected. Whoever wins Tuesday, we can take away at least five lessons from the contest between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican businessman Larry Hogan....
  • Methodists reinstate pastor who presided at gay son's wedding

    A United Methodist pastor who was temporarily defrocked after officiating at his gay son's wedding will be able to stay in the ministry, the denomination's highest court ruled Monday. The decision by the Judicial Council — meeting in Memphis,...