Expedia supports the freedom to marry in Washington

Today, travel company Expedia announced their support for Washington's Referendum 74, the ballot measure to uphold the freedom to marry throughout the state. They're now the latest of dozens of businesses to speak out in support of the state's marriage law.

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Unions and labor activists support the freedom to marry in Washington state

This week, Washington United for Marriage, the coalition working to uphold the freedom to marry at the ballot in Washington state, celebrated Unions Week by heralding the essential support that Referendum 74 has received from unions and labor organizations.

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Labor groups file amicus brief opposing Defense of Marriage Act

Yesterday, three union organizations filed an amicus brief in 'Golinski v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management,' one of the key cases related to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. The brief attacks the constitutionality of DOMA.

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Weddings for gay and lesbian couples bring millions of dollars to New York’s economy

A recent article in Business Week discusses the concrete economic benefits that have resulted for businesses and companies in New York State ever since the freedom to marry was extended to gay and lesbian couples in June.

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More union opposition to Minnesota’s anti-marriage amendment

The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) is the latest labor organization in the state to speak out against the anti-marriage amendment that will appear on the November 2012 ballot.

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Minnesota AFL-CIO votes to oppose anti-gay constitutional amendment

The Minnesota AFL-CIO, which represents over 300,000 workers statewide, voted unanimously to oppose the proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment that will appear on the ballot in November 2012

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City of Cambridge Pays Stipends to Married Same-sex Spouses to Offset Unfair Tax

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.

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Married Gay Troops won’t be recognized after DADT Repeal

A gay service member marrying will no longer be grounds for discharge after “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” is repealed, but federal law will keep the military from recognizing the marriage, officials said on Friday.

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Suits on Marriage Equality may force Administration to take a Stand

President Obama has balanced on a political tightrope for two years over the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, the contentious 1996 law barring federal recognition of marriages of same-sex couples.

Now, two new federal lawsuits threaten to snap that rope out from under him.

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Freedom to Marry’s Sean Eldridge in Maryland: ‘The time to pass this legislation is now’

Remarks by Sean Eldridge, Political Director of Freedom to Marry, at today's press conference Maryland.

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