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Marriage Equality

  1. Senate Will Vote on Marriage Equality Act Tonight, Religious Exemptions Agreed UponThis could mean nothing.
  2. Property-Tax-Cap and Rent-Regulation Bill Being Printed, Republicans ‘Just Getting to’ Marriage-Equality DiscussionsNot much progress so far today.
  3. Daily Show Picks Up on One of the Many Elements of Absurdity in Albany This WeekNamely: corn.
  4. State Senate Going Home for the Night, No Vote on Same-Sex Marriage, Rent Regulation, or Property-Tax CapNo votes.”
  5. Republican State Senator Greg Ball a ‘No’ on Marriage Equality, But Expects a Vote Tonight and a PassThere are still three undecideds, as tentative as they are.
  6. Obama at Manhattan LGBT Fund-raiser: Gay Couples Deserve ‘Same Legal Rights’ As Straight CouplesThat’s not quite an endorsement of marriage.
  7. Gawker Boss Nick Denton Is ‘a Little Tired’ of Being Jaded, and Yes, He Wants to Get MarriedThe new-media guru hosted a marriage-equality event last night.
  8. State Senate ‘Close’ to Final Language on Religious Protections in Marriage-Equality Bill [Updated]Republican senator: “I see it coming to the floor.”
  9. Still No Votes on Marriage Equality or Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax-Cap Omnibus Bill in AlbanyWhy hurry?
  10. Could a Public Referendum Be the Republicans’ Lifeline From This Marriage-Equality Mess?That could be one result of a meeting this afternoon.
  11. Mario Batali, Audra McDonald Join Pro-Marriage-Equality Protesters in AlbanyAlso, state troopers.
  12. Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax Deal Likely to Be Voted on Tonight in State SenateNo marriage equality, though.
  13. Republican State Senator Jim Alesi: I’m Happy to Be Seen As the Symbolic Turning Vote on Marriage EqualityWhat’s with the rest of you guys?
  14. Skelos: Deal in Place on All Outstanding Issues But Marriage Equality, No Vote GuaranteedHe said he expects the session to end tomorrow.
  15. State Senate Aides Spent Weekend Hashing Out New Religious Language in Marriage-Equality BillA deal appears near.
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    A View From Manhattan After the StormA rainbow!
  17. Daily News: Marriage-Equality Vote Not Until Weekend or LaterAnd the debate drags on.
  18. Republican State Senators Insist on Unspecified Changes to Marriage-Equality Bill Before Allowing VoteThe bill, which includes extensive protections for religious groups, does not go far enough they say.
  19. New York State Assembly Passes Marriage-Equality Bill 80-63All eyes on you, Senate.
  20. Senate Republicans Still Haven’t Decided Whether to Let Marriage Equality Come to a VoteBecause now that it might actually pass, why risk it?
  21. Cuomo Calls for Expedited Marriage-Equality VoteThe game here is to keep the momentum rolling.
  22. New Paltz Mayor Jason West: Even I Came Late to the Marriage-Equality GameMarrying those 24 gay couples back in 2004, even though it got him in trouble with the law, was “one of the best days of my life.”
  23. Marriage Equality in New York Just One Vote AwayAnother GOP state senator has stepped up to the plate.
  24. Federal Judge Rejects Bid to Dismiss Prop 8 RulingThe judge in that case, Vaughn Walker, had no obligation to recuse himself because he himself is gay.
  25. Andrew Cuomo Introduces Marriage Equality ActIt includes language protecting churches.
  26. New York Closer Than Ever to Legalizing Gay MarriageThree Democrats have reportedly flipped, while at least seven Republicans may vote for marriage equality as well.
  27. Mayor Bloomberg Gives Marriage-Equality Speech at Cooper UnionHizzoner keeps beating the drum for his new pet cause.
  28. Focus on the Family Boss on Gay Marriage: ‘We’ve Probably Lost That’I think we need to start calculating where we are in the culture.”
  29. Bloomberg: I Will Support Pro-Marriage-Equality Republican State Senators ‘No Matter Where They Stand on Any Other Issue’Hizzoner talks tough.
  30. Pastor at Ruben Diaz/NOM Anti-Gay-Marriage Rally: ‘Those Who Practice Such Things Are Worthy of Death’But “this is not about hate.”
  31. Archbishop Dolan: Allowing Gays to Marry Would Lead to ‘Orwellian’ FutureBecause in ‘1984,’ it was the government giving people too many rights that was the problem.
  32. Larry King: I Get to Marry Over and Over, Why Shouldn’t Gays?He filmed the latest HRC Marriage Equality ad.
  33. equal rites
    As Cuomo Launches Statewide Marriage Equality Tour, Foes Pledge $1.5 MillionThe money race is heating up.
  34. LGBT Equality and Justice Day Kicks Off in AlbanyHundreds of advocates have converged on the capital.
  35. Brazil Legalizes Civil Unions for Gay CouplesThe Supreme Court handed down a near-unanimous ruling yesterday.
  36. New York State Faith Groups Respond to Unified Gay Push for Marriage RightsWe’re united, too!
  37. Obama Continues to Hint That His Continuing Evolution on Gay Marriage Is ContinuingWe expect this to continue until, oh, about November 7, 2012.
  38. Four Gay Groups Team Up to Better Coordinate for Marriage EqualityLet’s stop all this squabbling!
  39. Bloomberg Pledges to Lobby Albany on Behalf of Marriage EqualityIf there’s a chance to pass a bill, I will do it.”
  40. Maryland Gay Marriage Bill Dies in State AssemblySome Democrats just weren’t ready.
  41. Cuomo Making Good on Vow to Try to Legalize Marriage EqualityHe’s holding a strategy meeting today with gay leaders.
  42. Maryland Senate Votes in Favor of Gay MarriageAnd Maryland’s governor pledges to make it official.
  43. Hawaii Legalizes Same-Sex Civil UnionsThe state that first legalized same sex marriage is coming back around.
  44. Mark Ruffalo Is the Latest Celebrity to Make an HRC Video in Support of Marriage Equality in New YorkThe star of ‘The Kids Are All Right’ actually DOES believe in gay marriage.
  45. Obama Decides Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Orders Justice Department to Stop Defending It in CourtThis is big.
  46. George W. Bush’s Daughter Barbara Endorses Gay MarriageBarbara makes a break from dad’s party line.
  47. Kirsten Gillibrand on The View: Harry Reid Is an ‘Extraordinary Man’Is that better than being the Senate’s “hottest member”?
  48. Prop. 8 Case Bumped to California Supreme CourtAt question is the issue of standing.
  49. NOM Gets Revenge on Iowa Supreme CourtThis apparently tastes very sweet.
  50. National Organization for Marriage’s Maggie Gallagher: ‘Do I Have Blood on My Hands?’Don’t blame ME for gay teen suicides.”
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