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Nearly 300 Mayors Join Same-Sex Marriage Campaign

  The Washington Blade reports: Mayors from across the country on Friday attended a reception during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual D.C. meeting to commemorate the first anniversary of a campaign that features city executives who support marriage rights for same-sex couples. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, lesbian Houston Mayor […]

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Republican Marine Fights For Gay Brother’s Marriage Rights (Video)

Republican and former Marine Craig Stowell is fighting to protect his gay brother Calvin’s right to marry in New Hampshire. Calvin was the best man at Craig’s wedding and he wants to make sure he has the opportunity to return the favor. He has launched a petition on Change.org calling on New Hampshire legislators not to change the marriage […]

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Binational couple: We want equal treatment (CNN Video Interview)

  ThinkProgress.org reports “This afternoon, CNN hosted Bradford Wells and Anthony John Makk, a binational couple married in Massachusetts in 2004. Makk — who is an Australian — applied for permanent residency, but his application has been denied since the Defense of Marriage Act prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex relationships. Wells had this message for […]

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Gay Sailors Will Be Able to Wed on Base

Really? It seems as if our Country has a syncing problem. Part of the US is moving gaywardly forward, while the rest is stuck in the mud. Married gay sailors = HOT! Married gay sailors = a positive role model for the US as a whole. ~AB ___________________________________________________________ By Michelle Garcia at Advocate Daily Following […]

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√ Palm Springs Backs Same-sex Marriage

Palm Springs City Council backs same-sex marriage via www.mydesert.com In a surprising unanimous vote Wednesday, Palm Springs’ City Council adopted a resolution that proclaimed its support for same-sex marriage. The vote came after supporters shared emotional testimonies and opponents voiced their concerns about how the resolution would affect the city. Local gay rights advocate’s walk […]