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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Raucous midnight marriages make way for quieter Florida same-sex weddings

    Same-sex couples who made their way early Tuesday to Florida county clerks' offices didn't want to wait another moment to be wed. For some, the event was a planned affair involving friends, family and natty wedding attire. Others went to apply for a...
  • With ban lifted, demand for same-sex marriage in Florida expected to grow

    With ban lifted, demand for same-sex marriage in Florida expected to grow
    The first-day wedding rush has subsided, but gay and lesbian couples long denied the right to marry are expected to continue marching to the altar after Florida joined the list of states where the ban on same-sex marriage has been lifted. "We expect...
  • Questions linger after gay marriage legalization

    Questions linger after gay marriage legalization
    The legalization of same-sex marriage in Florida raises a number of related questions. Legal and other experts addressed some of them Tuesday. Who will be legally obligated to participate in same sex ceremonies, and who is exempt? Clergy members of...
  • Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud

    Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud
    I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile. Like two decades or so. Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...
  • Florida's gay marriage ban ends as couples wed throughout state, but some opposition remains

    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for same-sex couples in the early morning hours. But they were beaten...