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Gay Rights

  1. equal rites
    Obama Enjoys Perks of Gay Marriage Shift at Hollywood LGBT Fund-raisersObama parties with Ellen DeGeneres and Ryan Murphy from ‘Glee’.
  2. stuck in the mittle
    ‘Progressive’ Mitt Romney Supported Abortion, Gay Rights Openly in 2002The Internet has the documents to prove it.
  3. same-sex marriage
    Same-Sex Marriage Is Still Political PoisonCandidates still haven’t caught up with public opinion.
  4. don’t ask don’t tell
    Not Telling: Why I Won’t Come Out to My TroopsA platoon leader explains why the repeal of DADT hasn’t changed things for her.
  5. gay rights
    ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Officially Ends TonightSoldiers may now serve “with the dignity and respect they deserve.”
  6. early and often
    Dov Hikind Hates Gay Marriage So Much He’s Willing to Suspend Party AllegianceIn the special election to replace Anthony Weiner in the House, Hikind’s considering supporting Republican Bob Turner.
  7. equal rites
    Roughly One in Four New York City Newlyweds is GayAugust is a busy month for weddings.
  8. republican woodstock
    CPAC Banning Gays for Real This Time AroundSo much for a broad conservative coalition.
  9. how do you solve a problem like santorum
    Dan Savage Threatens to Re-Define Rick Santorum’s First Name, Too“And if there’s crying … “
  10. equal rites
    New York State Challenges DOMAThat was quick.
  11. bachmann ambition overdrive
    Michele Bachmann’s Home District Is a Nexus for Teen SuicideGay kids, or kids perceived to be gay, are having a really hard time there.
  12. equal rites
    First Lawsuit to Overturn Marriage Equality in New York Already StymiedThanks, Fred Dicker!
  13. equal wrongs
    The First Lawsuit Seeking to Overturn New York’s Gay-Marriage Law Is HereGovernor Cuomo’s spokesman calls it “without merit.”
  14. equal rites
    Images From Yesterday’s Gay Weddings in New YorkWe sent photographer Jim Kiernan to document the happy day.
  15. equal rites
    Marriage Equality Is Really Exciting for Some MomsThat’s what the ‘Times’ tells us.
  16. don’t ask don’t tell
    ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Will Officially End on September 20And there it is.
  17. america!
    Marcus Bachmann’s Clinic Is the Latest Target to Be ‘Glitter Bombed’Glitter! Glitter! Glitter!
  18. equal rites
    Watch Al Franken Shred Focus on the Family’s Tom Minnery on Marriage-Equality Deceit“I frankly don’t really know how we can trust the rest of your testimony if you are reading studies these ways.”
  19. equal rites
    National Organization for Marriage Targets Marriage Equality Flip-FloppersThey’ve spent $150,000 on mailers in seven districts.
  20. don’t ask don’t tell
    San Diego Gay Pride March to Be First to Openly Feature Service Men and WomenBe sure to clap. Hard.
  21. the gods must be crazy
    Presbyterian Church to Begin Ordaining Gay MinistersThe rule change begins on Sunday.
  22. the gods must be crazy
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Defends His Halfhearted Fight Against Marriage Equality in New York“Whatever, I didn’t want to have a say in this anyway.”
  23. equal rites
    By the Way, New York City Gay Couples, You Can Register to Marry TodayBut you may have to pick who is the “bride” and who is the “groom.”
  24. cuomolot
    Governor Cuomo: A Straight Man of a Different HueSome thoughts on our governor, the man.
  25. equal rites
    Slideshow: Manhattan Celebrates Gay PrideAnd what a celebration it was.
  26. equal rites
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Has Been ‘a Little Down Recently’Wait, why?
  27. equal rites
    For Gay Couples, Now the Pressure’s On!“When are YOU going to get married?”
  28. equal rites
    Trailblazing: A History of Gay Rights in New YorkWith Friday’s landmark passage of a same-sex-marriage bill, Albany added to New York’s long history as a center of progress on gay and lesbian rights.
  29. equal rites
    Marriage Equality Act Passed by State Senate 33–29The tension is finally over.
  30. equal rites
    Religious-Exemption Amendments to Marriage-Equality Bill Pass State Assembly 82–47The Senate, meanwhile, is burning through bills at a fast clip.
  31. equal rites
    Senate Will Vote on Marriage Equality Act Tonight, Religious Exemptions Agreed UponThis could mean nothing.
  32. equal rites
    Property-Tax-Cap and Rent-Regulation Bill Being Printed, Republicans ‘Just Getting to’ Marriage-Equality DiscussionsNot much progress so far today.
  33. early and often
    Obama Expected to Rake in $4 Million From City VisitHe’s still got the magic.
  34. equal rites
    Daily Show Picks Up on One of the Many Elements of Absurdity in Albany This WeekNamely: corn.
  35. equal rites
    State Senate Going Home for the Night, No Vote on Same-Sex Marriage, Rent Regulation, or Property-Tax Cap“No votes.”
  36. equal rites
    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.
  37. early and often
    Obama at Manhattan LGBT Fund-raiser: Gay Couples Deserve ‘Same Legal Rights’ As Straight CouplesThat’s not quite an endorsement of marriage.
  38. party chat
    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.
  39. equal rites
    State Senate ‘Close’ to Final Language on Religious Protections in Marriage-Equality Bill [Updated]Republican senator: “I see it coming to the floor.”
  40. oh albany!
    Still No Votes on Marriage Equality or Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax-Cap Omnibus Bill in AlbanyWhy hurry?
  41. equal rites
    Could a Public Referendum Be the Republicans’ Lifeline From This Marriage-Equality Mess?That could be one result of a meeting this afternoon.
  42. equal rites
    Mario Batali, Audra McDonald Join Pro-Marriage-Equality Protesters in AlbanyAlso, state troopers.
  43. don’t ask don’t tell
    Command Sergeant Major to Marines: ‘Get Over’ DADT RepealThe ‘Journal’ tagged along for an overseas trip.
  44. equal rites
    Rent-Regulation and Property-Tax Deal Likely to Be Voted on Tonight in State SenateNo marriage equality, though.
  45. equal rites
    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?
  46. equal rites
    Skelos: Deal in Place on All Outstanding Issues But Marriage Equality, No Vote GuaranteedHe said he expects the session to end tomorrow.
  47. equal rites
    Marriage-Equality Bill Stalls in the Face of Rent Regulation and Property Tax NegotiationsWe’re hearing that Wednesday is the day Cuomo’s people are looking to for a vote on marriage equality.
  48. equal rites
    State Senate Aides Spent Weekend Hashing Out New Religious Language in Marriage-Equality BillA deal appears near.
  49. photo op
    A View From Manhattan After the StormA rainbow!
  50. equal rites
    Daily News: Marriage-Equality Vote Not Until Weekend or LaterAnd the debate drags on.
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