Blog Entries by Katie Garcia
Postedon Jul 20, 2011 at 05:57 pm
The deadline for entering the lottery is today at noon. Due to the high demand for weddings in NYC this Sunday, a lottery will determine the 746 that will get to say "I do" on the first day of weddings in the state of New York.
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 01:44 pm
Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt, an NY-based Unitarian Universalist minister, speaks about what the passage of the marriage bill in New York means to her.
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 01:32 pm
President Obama has announced his support for the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 12:14 pm
Mayor Bloomberg will be officiating one of the first weddings between same-sex couples on Sunday, July 24, the day the marriage bill in New York takes affect and New York becomes the sixth state to have the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 13, 2011 at 09:07 am
In interview with Alex Altman of Time Magazine, New York State Senator Stephen Saland explains why he voted for the freedom to marry in New York. Senator Saland was the Republican senator who cast the decisive 32nd vote for the NY marriage bill.
Postedon Jul 11, 2011 at 10:20 am
The city of Cambridge has decided to pay a stipend to public employees with same-sex spouse to cover the additional tax such employees are saddled with if they cover their spouse under their employer-provided health insurance. Cambridge is the first municipality in the country to attempt to offset this additional, unjust tax placed on same-sex couples because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.