Chafee reiterates pro-marriage stance

In a letter sent by an aide on behalf of Lincoln Chafee, the Rhode Island Governor-elect's longtime position on the freedom to marry was clearly restated: "The governor elect feels that the issue should be addressed as soon as possible by the General Assembly, and does not believe that the question should be decided by a ballot referendum.”

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18 anti-gay groups and their propaganda

Even as some well-known anti-gay groups like Focus on the Family moderate their views, a hard core of smaller groups, most of them religiously motivated, have continued to pump out demonizing propaganda aimed at homosexuals and other sexual minorities.

These groups’ influence reaches far beyond what their size would suggest, because the “facts” they disseminate about homosexuality are often amplified by certain politicians, other groups and even news organizations.

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APA joins amicus brief in support of the freedom to marry in CA case

Citing the importance of stable, committed relationships and the benefits of the institution of marriage, the American Psychiatric Association has joined several other mental health organizations in submitting an amicus curie brief in the Prop 8 appeals case challenging California's ban on the freedom to marry.

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Video: Dallas marriage ceremony of same-sex couple Skyped

Mark Reed and Dante Walkup tied the knot last month in Dallas because they found a loophole that makes it OK.

While their boots were planted at the W Hotel in Dallas, an officiate in the District of Columbia legalized their union through Skype.

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Get Busy Winning

Gill Action Fund deputy executive director Bill Smith: "For those who have been panicking about this month’s election returns, take a deep breath. Rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated."

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Prop. 8 hearing on the freedom to marry will be televised by C-SPAN

A federal appeals court Wednesday authorized the televising of a Dec. 6 hearing on whether Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage, should be struck down.

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David Hyde Pierce talks coming out and marriage

David Hyde Pierce on getting married in California in 2008: "We'd been together 26 years when we were legally allowed to get married in California. We went and did it, and we both agree it had a power, an importance to us in our lives that we can't really put into words, but that is totally palpable and intrinsic to who we are."

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Appeals Court sets stage for Proposition 8 arguments

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals announced Monday how it wants opposing sides to lay out their cases during a critical Dec. 6 hearing on California's freedom to marry ban.

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Chafee’s election renews hope for R.I. marriage equality movement

Following the recent gubernatorial election of self-proclaimed gay-rights champion Lincoln Chafee '75 P'14, the 2011 political stage is finally set for the passage of a freedom to marry bill in Rhode Island.

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The Message From Iowa

Evan Wolfson: "The National Organization for Marriage's insidious attack on the independent judiciary should give us all pause."

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