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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Same-sex marriages begin in 1 Florida county

    MIAMI Miami-Dade County became the first place in Florida to allow same-sex couples to marry on Monday, half a day before a gay-marriage ban that has been ruled unconstitutional is lifted in the rest of the state. Weddings began around 1:30 p.m., less...
  • Marriage is about more than just equality

    Gay and lesbian couples involved in same-sex marriage suits will tell you that the fight for the right to marry is, first and foremost, about a desire to be seen as equals to straight couples. One of the six couples involved in a same-sex marriage...
  • Florida AG still fights same-sex marriage, but sends best wishes to gay and lesbian newlyweds

    Lesbian and gay couples were wed in Miami on Monday by the same judge who approved their marriage licenses, hours before Florida's coming-out party as the nation's 36th state where same-sex marriages are now legal statewide. The addition of Florida's 19....
  • Mayo: Gay marriage foe says 'We've lost this fight'

    In the end, there were smiles and hugs and kisses and cheers. And lots of love. No hate. No protests. No rancor. "We're feeling that it's futile," the Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a gay-marriage opponent and founder of the Worldwide Christian Center Church...
  • Florida becomes 36th state to legalize gay marriage

    Florida becomes 36th state to legalize gay marriage
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some Florida counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for same-sex couples overnight. But they were beaten to the...
  • As gay marriage begins, Lake clerk calls end to courthouse weddings

    As gay marriage begins, Lake clerk calls end to courthouse weddings
    Lake County Clerk of Courts Neil Kelly's office is ending courthouse weddings in light of a court order to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples starting Tuesday. Last week, clerks of court in Duval, Clay and Baker counties announced they would...
  • TLC: Honey Boo Boo to gay boo boo

    TLC: Honey Boo Boo to gay boo boo
    As gay marriage becomes reality in Florida, a gay marriage TV show is stirring controversy. TLC’s “My Husband’s Not Gay,” a one-hour special on TLC, features Mormon men who are attracted to men but are married to women. (First...
  • Florida joins fast-changing cultural landscape

    Florida joins fast-changing  cultural landscape
    Here's how quickly monumental social change can happen, when it's right: As recently as 2003, not a single state in the nation would issue a marriage license to a gay or lesbian couple. Yet today, gay marriage is legal in 36 states and the District of...
  • 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...
  • Broward, Palm Beach counties ring in new era as same-sex marriage begins

    Broward, Palm Beach counties ring in new era as same-sex marriage begins
    The doors to same-sex marriage were flung open wide in Florida early Tuesday as hundreds of couples applied for licenses and then repeated wedding vows in ceremonies that served to mark a major shift in public acceptance. Nowhere was the lifting of...
  • 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...