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Senate Will Vote on Marriage Equality Act Tonight, Religious Exemptions Agreed Upon
This could mean nothing.
Property-Tax-Cap and Rent-Regulation Bill Being Printed, Republicans ‘Just Getting to’ Marriage-Equality Discussions
Not much progress so far today.
Picks Up on One of the Many Elements of Absurdity in Albany This Week
State Senate Going Home for the Night, No Vote on Same-Sex Marriage, Rent Regulation, or Property-Tax Cap
Republican State Senator Greg Ball a ‘No’ on Marriage Equality, But Expects a Vote Tonight and a Pass
There are still three undecideds, as tentative as they are.
Obama at Manhattan LGBT Fund-raiser: Gay Couples Deserve ‘Same Legal Rights’ As Straight Couples
That’s not quite an endorsement of marriage.
Gawker Boss Nick Denton Is ‘a Little Tired’ of Being Jaded, and Yes, He Wants to Get Married
The new-media guru hosted a marriage-equality event last night.
State Senate ‘Close’ to Final Language on Religious Protections in Marriage-Equality Bill [Updated]
Republican senator: “I see it coming to the floor.”
Still No Votes on Marriage Equality or Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax-Cap Omnibus Bill in Albany
Could a Public Referendum Be the Republicans’ Lifeline From This Marriage-Equality Mess?
That could be one result of a meeting this afternoon.
Mario Batali, Audra McDonald Join Pro-Marriage-Equality Protesters in Albany
Also, state troopers.
Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax Deal Likely to Be Voted on Tonight in State Senate
No marriage equality, though.
Republican State Senator Jim Alesi: I’m Happy to Be Seen As the Symbolic Turning Vote on Marriage Equality
What’s with the rest of you guys?
Skelos: Deal in Place on All Outstanding Issues But Marriage Equality, No Vote Guaranteed
He said he expects the session to end tomorrow.
State Senate Aides Spent Weekend Hashing Out New Religious Language in Marriage-Equality Bill
A deal appears near.
A View From Manhattan After the Storm
: Marriage-Equality Vote Not Until Weekend or Later
And the debate drags on.
Republican State Senators Insist on Unspecified Changes to Marriage-Equality Bill Before Allowing Vote
The bill, which includes extensive protections for religious groups, does not go far enough they say.
New York State Assembly Passes Marriage-Equality Bill 80-63
All eyes on you, Senate.
Senate Republicans Still Haven’t Decided Whether to Let Marriage Equality Come to a Vote
Because now that it might actually pass, why risk it?
Cuomo Calls for Expedited Marriage-Equality Vote
The game here is to keep the momentum rolling.
New Paltz Mayor Jason West: Even I Came Late to the Marriage-Equality Game
Marrying 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.”
Marriage Equality in New York Just One Vote Away
state senator has stepped up to the plate.
Federal Judge Rejects Bid to Dismiss Prop 8 Ruling
The judge in that case, Vaughn Walker, had no obligation to recuse himself because he himself is gay.
Andrew Cuomo Introduces Marriage Equality Act
It includes language protecting churches.
New York Closer Than Ever to Legalizing Gay Marriage
Three Democrats have reportedly flipped, while at least seven Republicans may vote for marriage equality as well.
Mayor Bloomberg Gives Marriage-Equality Speech at Cooper Union
Hizzoner keeps beating the drum for his new pet cause.
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.”
Bloomberg: I Will Support Pro-Marriage-Equality Republican State Senators ‘No Matter Where They Stand on Any Other Issue’
Hizzoner talks tough.
Pastor at Ruben Diaz/NOM Anti-Gay-Marriage Rally: ‘Those Who Practice Such Things Are Worthy of Death’
But “this is not about hate.”
Archbishop Dolan: Allowing Gays to Marry Would Lead to ‘Orwellian’ Future
Because in ‘1984,’ it was the government giving people too many rights that was the problem.
Larry King: I Get to Marry Over and Over, Why Shouldn’t Gays?
He filmed the latest
Marriage Equality ad.
As Cuomo Launches Statewide Marriage Equality Tour, Foes Pledge $1.5 Million
The money race is heating up.
LGBT Equality and Justice Day Kicks Off in Albany
Hundreds of advocates have converged on the capital.
Brazil Legalizes Civil Unions for Gay Couples
The Supreme Court handed down a near-unanimous ruling yesterday.
New York State Faith Groups Respond to Unified Gay Push for Marriage Rights
We’re united, too!
Obama Continues to Hint That His Continuing Evolution on Gay Marriage Is Continuing
We expect this to continue until, oh, about November 7, 2012.
Four Gay Groups Team Up to Better Coordinate for Marriage Equality
Let’s stop all this squabbling!
Bloomberg Pledges to Lobby Albany on Behalf of Marriage Equality
If there’s a chance to pass a bill, I will do it.”
Maryland Gay Marriage Bill Dies in State Assembly
Some Democrats just weren’t ready.
Cuomo Making Good on Vow to Try to Legalize Marriage Equality
He’s holding a strategy meeting today with gay leaders.
Maryland Senate Votes in Favor of Gay Marriage
And Maryland’s governor pledges to make it official.
Hawaii Legalizes Same-Sex Civil Unions
The state that first legalized same sex marriage is coming back around.
Mark Ruffalo Is the Latest Celebrity to Make an HRC Video in Support of Marriage Equality in New York
The star of ‘The Kids Are All Right’ actually
believe in gay marriage.
Obama Decides Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Orders Justice Department to Stop Defending It in Court
This is big.
George W. Bush’s Daughter Barbara Endorses Gay Marriage
Barbara makes a break from dad’s party line.
Kirsten Gillibrand on
: Harry Reid Is an ‘Extraordinary Man’
Is that better than being the Senate’s “hottest member”?
Prop. 8 Case Bumped to California Supreme Court
At question is the issue of standing.
NOM Gets Revenge on Iowa Supreme Court
This apparently tastes very sweet.
National Organization for Marriage’s Maggie Gallagher: ‘Do I Have Blood on My Hands?’
for gay teen suicides.”