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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Denver baker faces discrimination complaint for refusing to write anti-gay message on cake

    A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married gay couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake with anti-gay statements? A baker...
  • Make same-sex marriage the law of the land

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, Jan. 20: The debate over same-sex marriage begins and ends with the question of whether it is a matter of equal rights and therefore protected under the Constitution. The U.S....
  • Supreme Court returns to gay marriage issue as same-sex couples seek nationwide right

    The Supreme Court is getting back in the marriage business. The justices agreed Friday to decide a major civil rights question: whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution. The court will take up gay-...
  • Supreme Court will hear same-sex marriage cases

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Friday set the stage for a long-awaited showdown over same-sex marriage, as justices agreed to hear multiple challenges to state bans on the practice. With lower appellate courts split, the high court agreed to resolve the...
  • Supreme Court to decide if same-sex couples have the right to marry everywhere in America

    Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution. The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask them...
  • Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre

    Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre
    For a quick lesson in how much the widespread expansion and acceptance of gay marriage has changed the culture of America, one need only stop in at A Red Orchid Theatre for "Accidentally, Like a Martyr," a play set among the mostly solitary and caustic...
  • Gay couple happy to be recognized

    Gay couple happy to be recognized
    How refreshing that the Sun Sentinel published several opinion pieces written by heterosexual men illustrating that contrary to the beliefs of Christian conservatives, the sun still rose on Jan. 7. Matter of fact, folks both gay and straight, woke up to a...
  • Right to believe now illegal?

    Right to believe now illegal?
    It is good that same-sex weddings don't threaten Jac VerSteeg's marriage. It did have an effect on a baker in Colorado, who declined to bake a wedding cake for a gay wedding, and was then told by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that he is required to...
  • South Florida tourism promoters courting same-sex wedding business

    South Florida tourism promoters courting same-sex wedding business
    MIAMI Tourism boosters around Florida are hearing wedding bells and seeing dollar signs now that same-sex marriage is legal in the state. Already major players in the competitive destination wedding industry, some of state's top tourist draws are...
  • On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights

    On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights
    When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy spoke for the Supreme Court in 2013 in striking down part of a federal law that denied benefits to legally married gay couples, he cited two reasons: states' rights and equal rights. Throughout American history, Kennedy...
  • Will gay weddings lead to fewer domestic partnership benefits?

    Will gay weddings lead to fewer domestic partnership benefits?
    Could gay wedding bells ring out a death knell for domestic partnership benefits? Many South Florida employers have been offering health insurance to the partners of their unmarried employees. Although many saw the policies as a way of making those once...