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New Jersey Supreme Court: Same-sex marriages can begin Monday New Jersey Supreme Court: green lights gay marriage starting Monday

I am so proud of my state. Today, the NJ Supreme Court gave the go ahead for same-sex marriages to take place in the state beginning Monday— a stepping-stone in the right direction for the country as a whole. The … Continue reading

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Today is a good day..Britain legalizes gay marriage

Queen gives stamp of approval on gay marriage in Britain from USA Today LONDON (AP) — Britain on Wednesday legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval, clearing the way for the first same-sex weddings … Continue reading

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NAACP backs same-sex marriage as a civil right

According to the New York Times, the N.A.A.C.P. voted to endorse same-sex marriage a week after President Barack Obama publicly supported the cause. The 64-member board of the N.A.A.C.P. voted to pass a resolution supporting the cause at the group’s … Continue reading

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N.C. becomes latest state to ban gay marriage

North Carolina becomes the latest state to favor marriage as a union between one man and one woman in the battle over the legality of same-sex marriage. On Tuesday, the state amended their Constitution to say that “marriage between one … Continue reading

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Debate on LGBT rights in Liberia

NPR recently did an interview with Tamasin Ford, a freelance reporter for the BBC and Britain’s newspaper, The Guardian, on April 9 about the issue of gay rights in Liberia. Same-sex encounters have already been deemed illegal in Liberia and … Continue reading

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Federal judge rules denying insurance based on sexual orientation is discriminatory

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, a federal judge ruled that denying insurance benefits to same-sex spouses is discriminatory on Tuesday. The case arose when Christopher Nathan, a law clerk for U.S. magistrate Maria Elena James, 38, tried to enroll … Continue reading

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Advocacy group files lawsuit on behalf of married gay couples seeking green cards

The article below was written by Meghan Barr from the Associated Press, but I found it on ABC News.  The article talks about how Immigration Equality, an advocacy group working for immigrants’ rights, has filed a lawsuit against several government … Continue reading

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