Tag: evan wolfson

6th Circuit upholds marriage discrimination

Ruling is first at appellate level to go against equality, establishes need for SCOTUS to rule Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com In a decision that will compel the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the...

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2011: an ‘epic’ year for marriage equality

Gay marriage advocates saw some setbacks, but progress, especially in opinion polls, is encouraging Dana Rudolph  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com One leading advocate has called 2011 an “epic” year for marriage equality....

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Cast set for Dustin Lance Black’s ‘8’

Dustin Lance Black The American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact have added actors to the lineup of Dustin Lance Black’s world premiere play 8. Bob Balaban, Larry Kramer, John Lithgow and Bradley Whitford...

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Is NY the Stonewall of marriage equality?

Activists in other states look to capitalize on momentum DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service Hundreds of same-sex couples married in New York on Sunday, the first day they could legally do so. And just as the Stonewall Riots in New...

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Gay-rights foes try to play the victim

Anti-LGBT groups now claim they’re the ones being bullied DAVID CRARY  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — As the gay-rights movement advances, there is increasing evidence of an intriguing role reversal: Today, it is the...

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New York may be next to legalize gay marriage

Evan Wolfson Rhode Island considering civil unions; efforts under way in 6 states to ban gay marriage DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The openly gay sponsor of a marriage equality bill in Rhode Island said last...

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