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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 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...
  • A look at what's next after judge declared South Dakota's gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn't mean gay couples can immediately wed. Some questions and answers about the decision Monday: ___ Q: WHAT'S THE GIST OF THE...
  • Same-sex couples get married in church wedding ceremonies

    Same-sex couples get married in church wedding ceremonies
    Guy Rexford only let go of his husband's hand a few times during their wedding ceremony, and once was when he needed to wipe the tears from his eyes. "I love you with all of my heart," the 60-year-old said to Randy Jones during the couple's vows in a...
  • Republican Party will test Christian voters' clout

    WASHINGTON The Christian right launched a host of Republican stars, from Pat Robertson's surprising bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988 to Mike Huckabee's in 2008 and Rick Santorum's in 2012. None ever managed to win the nomination,...
  • Bishops' stance against gay marriage wrong-headed

    I take umbrage with the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops' column, "Redefinition of Marriage by Florida Court a Mistake." I doubt gay marriage will decimate the ranks of Catholics for perpetuation of Catholicism. Heterosexuals will still produce more...
  • South Dakota's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, judge rules

    South Dakota's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday, making it the latest in a string of marriage bans to fall nationwide. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier stayed her ruling until the appeals process...
  • Same-sex wedding opens doors, stirs reflections

    Same-sex wedding opens doors, stirs reflections
    In the spring 1977, Anita Bryant became a catalyst for prejudice for a group of teachers. We had to do everything in our power to conceal the fact that we were gay or we faced losing our jobs. The term “In the closet” became our mantra....
  • Even as Egyptian court acquits 26 men in gay trial, the stigma, humiliation linger on for some

    An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 26 men arrested in a televised raid last month by police looking for gays at a Cairo public bathhouse, a ruling that set off deafening cheers and jubilation inside the courtroom as some of the defendants uncovered...