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Jeff Zarillo and Paul Katami have their marriage license and are headed to San Francisco City Hall.

BREAKING: Prop 8 plaintiffs prepare to marry moments after ban is lifted

Friday, June 28, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the state of California to immediately resume issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a 4 1/2-year freeze. [ Read more → ]
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OPM announces benefits for married federal employees with same-sex spouse

Friday, June 28, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the government agency manages the civil service of federal employees, said Friday that it will begin extending federal benefits to employees with a lawfully married same-sex spouse. [ Read more → ]
Courtesy: Catriona Dowling, via APFrom left: Mardoche, Cathy Davis, Cian, Angelina, and Catriona Dowling in Boulder, Colo. After being interviewed by a federal immigration officer earlier this year, Dowling was told her Irish spouse Cathy Davis would have been given a green card if she were a man.

Supreme Court ruling a boon for gay couples with foreign spouse

Friday, June 28, 2013
After being interviewed by a federal immigration officer earlier this year, Catriona Dowling was told her Irish spouse would have been given a green card — if she were a man. [ Read more → ]
Evan Agostini, Invision/APMembers of One Direction, from left, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson.

Westboro Baptist Church to picket ‘fag enabling’ boy band One Direction

Friday, June 28, 2013
The Westboro Baptist Church, home of the anti-gay extremists behind the “Gods Hate Fags” and “God hates..." everything else, say they will picket an upcoming concert of fag-enabling" boy band, One Direction. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas)

U.S. House lawmaker vows to introduce constitutional ban on gay marriage

Thursday, June 27, 2013
TOPEKA, Kansas -- U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas vowed Wednesday to introduce a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage across the nation, blasting the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in two same-sex marriage cases. [ Read more → ]
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U.S. Senate passes historic immigration reform bill

Thursday, June 27, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed passed historic legislation offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows, including 267,000 LGBT immigrants. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

Lawmakers reintroduce DOMA repeal bill on heels of Supreme Court ruling

Thursday, June 27, 2013
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. Congress, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). [ Read more → ]
Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Gay marriage ruling an example of ‘judicial supremacy’

Thursday, June 27, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling erasing part of a federal anti-gay marriage law was a "bad decision" and an example of "judicial supremacy." [ Read more → ]
U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeals in gay rights cases from Ariz., Nev.

Thursday, June 27, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Gay marriage advocates marked another victory Thursday after the Supreme Court rejected appeals from Arizona and Nevada involving the rights of same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

Immigration benefits for binational, gay couples to change under DOMA ruling

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON — The government says it will begin extending immigration benefits to gay married couples in light of the Supreme Court's decision striking down key portions of a federal gay marriage law. [ Read more → ]
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