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  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.”
  • Allow gay marriage in Texas now, judge urged

    AUSTIN, Texas Same-sex weddings should begin immediately in Texas, a San Antonio federal judge was told Monday. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled nine months ago that the Texas marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution's promise of equal...

    Personal Finance Q&A: Is partner eligible for Social Security benefits?

    Dear Liz: My partner of 30 years recently died. Am I eligible for Social Security survivor benefits? I don't want anything I don't deserve, but if I'm entitled to something, every penny would be appreciated. I am 54 and make minimum wage. Answer: Your...

    House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...

    Girls Inc. Honors Eva Longoria, Mara Brock Akil, Nancy Dubuc and Sheri Salata

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Amidst the recent media storm surrounding celebrities labeling themselves -- or denouncing -- feminists, the Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton provided more kindling on the subject on Wednesday....