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IRS releases new video with guidance for married same-sex couples

As families across the country work to file their federal taxes for the year, legally married same-sex couples are experiencing a new option: to file their taxes together, as a married couple. Now, a new video from the IRS offers guidance to married couples on how to file their taxes this year.

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Four Wyoming couples file lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry

On March 5, the National Center for Lesbian Rights filed a new lawsuit in state court on behalf of Wyoming Equality and four same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry or respect for marriages legally performed in other states.

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New poll tracks record high support and confirms America is ready for marriage

The poll shows a record-high 59% of Americans support marriage for same-sex couples, with only 34% opposed. The deep support reaches into every region of the country, including the South, Midwest, and West, and extends across party lines.

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A same-sex couple in Kentucky urges governor: don’t appeal equality

This guest column was written by Summer Davies on behalf of herself, her wife Sarah, and their daughter Kate. Now, with their Governor indicating that he will appeal the ruling, the couple speaks out about their family and urges their governor to stop standing in the way of equality.

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Kentucky Attorney General will not appeal federal judge’s ruling in marriage case

Today, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he would not appeal a federal judge's Feb. 12 opinion ordering the state to respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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Why Marriage Matters Colorado launches public education effort in Centennial State

Freedom to Marry is proud to serve as a founding and leading member of the campaign. Alongside state stalwarts One Colorado and the ACLU of Colorado, Why Marriage Matters CO will fuel a robust conversation about same-sex couples and their families in the state.

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Mississippi woman urges lawmakers: ‘Please don’t legislate against my family’

GUEST POST: By Kristen Welch, from Mississippi, who is speaking out against MS Senate Bill 2681, the bill currently being debated by the Mississippi legislature that would grant Mississippians a "License to Discriminate" against people just because they are LGBT.

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With final order, judge says Kentucky must recognize same-sex couples’ marriages

Today, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn finalized his February 12 decision in Bourke v. Beshear. Effective immediately, legally married same-sex couples are recognized as such by the state of Kentucky.

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Federal judge strikes down Texas marriage ban, stays ruling pending appeal

Today, February 26, 2014, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that laws in Texas prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The judge also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.

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Champaign County and Cook County are now issuing marriage licenses in Illinois

It's been a big week for the freedom to marry in Illinois: Two counties in the state have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, explaining that families should not have to wait for the freedom to marry.

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