Tag: civil unions

New year adds two new civil union states

The new year begins with two new states offering civil unions. On Jan. 1, Hawaii and Delaware join the growing number of states offering some form of relationship recognition for same-sex couples. Currently, Connecticut, Iowa,...

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Marriage battle heating up again in Hawaii

When most people think about legal same-sex marriages in the United States, they probably think first of Massachusetts, the state that in 2003 became the first to legalize same-sex marriage after the state Supreme Court ruled,...

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NY marriage a success; RI civil unions not so much

In Dallas and cities across Texas, marriage equality marches and demonstrations will be held this weekend. The Dallas march takes place at 4:30 p.m. at Founder’s Square outside the County Records Building in Downtown Dallas....

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Bill aims to repeal gay marriage in N.H.

Gov. John Lynch According to the Nashua (N.H.) Union Leader, a bill that would repeal marriage equality is working its way through the Republican-controlled Legislature. The bill would allow civil unions for gay or straight...

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RI gay marriage advocates not giving up

DAVID KLEPPER | Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Advocates of gay marriage delivered a message to Rhode Island state lawmakers who blocked a same-sex marriage bill this year: We’re putting a political bull’s-eye...

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