Blocking of same-sex benefits goes further than planned

A group of conservative Christians set out to block El Paso, Texas, from granting health-care benefits to same-sex partners of city-government employees.

But the ballot measure they helped pass in November may also end up stripping benefits from many others, including retired policemen and firefighters.

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Same-Sex Couple Walks Down Aisle in Texas, Gets E-Married in D.C.

In a story first posted here last Thursday, a gay couple in Texas recently got married by an official in Washington D.C. via Skype.

Yesterday, Fox News spoke to Freedom to Marry Political Director, Sean Eldrige, about the marriage.

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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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4th consecutive poll shows majority of Texans support either civil unions or marriage for gays

The 2010 Texas Lyceum poll was released Tuesday, and for the second straight year, more than half of respondents said they support some form of legal relationship status for same-sex couples — whether it be civil unions or marriage.

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Opinion: Maggie Gallagher, Stop the Bullying!

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), run by Maggie Gallagher and her sidekick, Brian Brown, has spent tens of millions of dollars in the past three years to bully and bash lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and anyone who dares to support their full equality.

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Editorial: Fair Courts in the Cross-Fire

The New York Times editorial board criticizes campaigns against justices around the country, including an anti-gay campaign against the three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of marriage for lesbian and gay couples in the state.

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Church that welcomes gays and lesbians breaks with Texas Baptists

A Baptist congregation that welcomes gay parishioners severed ties with the state's largest Baptist group, saying it would rather go its separate way than exclude people because of their sexual orientation.

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Why opponents of the freedom to marry fear court trials

William K. Black discusses the motives behind anti-gay Notre Dame Law School Professor Gerard Bradley's comments on the Prop 8 ruling: "Bradley recognizes that whether we describe these 'traditional attitudes' as revulsion, discrimination, or homophobia, they provide no rational basis for laws that discriminate against homosexuals."

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Linda Greenhouse: Hiding in plain sight

Linda Greenhouse: "Given that last week’s decision is most unlikely to be the last word, the real contribution of Judge Walker’s fact-filled opinion, and of the trial that preceded it, may be to enable a better informed public conversation.

Knowledge can change perceptions, which in turn can change reality.

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Texas GOP wishes to punish straight people who support the freedom to marry

The 2010 GOP platform in Texas supports laws that criminalize sodomy and suggests that straight people who support the freedom to marry should be penalized with jail time.

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