9th Circuit punts key Prop 8 question to California Supreme Court

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel said Tuesday it would not rule on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 until it gets a ruling from the California Supreme Court as to whether Yes on 8 proponents of the initiative have an “authoritative” entitlement to represent the voters who passed the initiative in the appeal in federal court.

Evan Wolfson: "Further delay in restoring the freedom to marry in California is a lamentable hardship on couples, but I am confident that we will regain the freedom to marry in California soon."

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Wolfson/Gallagher ‘Economist’ debate continues - cast your vote today

Freedom to Marry's executive director, Evan Wolfson, and NOM's Maggie Gallagher have been engaged in an online debate on The Economist's website since Monday.

Check out the latest debate comments and cast your vote today.

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Hers is the ministry of ‘yes’

The Rev. Jane Adams Spahr (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) was found guilty of violating the Presbyterian constitution. Her offense? Officiating at same-sex weddings.

A lesbian herself, she says she won't quit the church she loves.

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Outside groups prepare for marriage fight in New Hampshire

The Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., has vowed to do "whatever it takes" to repeal marriage equality in New Hampshire. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders in Boston is promising to do "whatever it takes" to stop them.

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Historic marriage of lesbian couple in Boston cathedral unites top clergy of Episcopal Church

The historic marriage of Episcopal Divinity School, dean and president, the Very Reverend Katherine Hancock Ragsdale and Mally Lloyd, Canon to the Ordinary, took place on Saturday at the Cathedral Church of St Paul in Boston.

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Marriage equality law boosts Mexico City’s gay & lesbian tourism

Gay & lesbian tourism in Mexico's capital has soared since lawmakers legalized the freedom to marry in March.

According to the government's Officinia de Turismo Lesbico-Gay Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT), the city netted nearly half a million dollars (6 million pesos) in the second half of 2010.

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Weddings for same-sex couples boom under Argentina’s new liberal laws

As same-sex couples celebrate marriage rights unique in Latin America, wedding planners are helping them to spend thousands on their big day.

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The path down the aisle

Marriage equality enacted in DC thanks to Mayor, Council and activists; religious opponents rebuffed at every legal level.

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The freedom to marry a plus for travel

Since only five states in the country and Washington D.C. legally recognize the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians who don’t live in one of those places, must travel to tie the knot.

This means an uptick in travel and tourism to those five states and the nation’s capital.

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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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