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Special to CTgetsMarried.com“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.” Although those three...
Tags: Social Issues, Weddings, Same-Sex Marriage, Marriage, NPR
FOX CTLGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
Special to CTgetsMarried.comWith same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...
Special to CTgetsMarried.comThe two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married. “They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancé Natacha...
Tags: Weddings, Same-Sex Marriage, Marriage, Ridgefield, Family
FOX CTIn the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
VarietyWith more online movie sites than ever, it might seem like women have more chances to get into film criticism. But a study released Friday by San Diego State professor Martha Lauzen finds that among top critics, fewer films were reviewed by women in...
It was a risk for director Richard Linklater to go so dark in "Before Midnight," the latest round of the romantic musings he began with his stars, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke, nearly 20 years ago. The illusions of a more pristine love in "Before Sunrise"...
The Boy Scouts of America approved a historic policy shift Thursday, allowing gay youths as members for the first time in the organization's 100-year history. But the highly anticipated vote by 1,400 members of the Scouts' executive committee stopped...
Senate Approves Minimum Wage Hike; Sunday Deer Hunting Approved By House; Racial Profiling Law StrengthenedThe Hartford CourantThe state Senate voted Thursday night to raise the minimum wage — after a huge clash between Republicans and Democrats. The latest version calls for raising the wage by 75 cents per hour over two years, with no index for inflation. As such, the...
ReutersGRAPEVINE, Texas (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to lift a century-old ban on openly gay scouts in a major victory for gay rights activists, but the decision means a sea of change for an organization that depends heavily on faith-...
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