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For a long time, opponents of same-sex marriage — and gay rights in general — have managed to put a friendly face on their efforts. With the exception of a few zany whackos, like the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas, the message has...
Ask anyone, even those deemed most popular, and there will be a memory of some incident proving a sad reality: kids can be cruel. Kids can also be kind, stunningly so. But, even well-intentioned people (of all ages) often feel pressured to mock...
The ruling Conservatives wasted little time trying to douse a firestorm of concern over the legality of same-sex marriages for foreign couples who married in Canada. According to this Globe and Mail article: All same sex marriages performed in...
The Globe and Mail is reporting that thousands of non-Canadian gay couples who flocked to Canada to get married, may not be legally wed after all. Why? Well, a federal government lawyer’s submission in a same-sex divorce case being heard in...
This Sunday is the first day same sex couples will be able to marry legally in New York State. Some couples are already preparing to get hitched and celebrate just after midnight Sunday morning. New York’s famous I Love NY campaign is...
Sexual Identity and Rights
Dec 3, 2013 — From the White House and the Supreme Court on down, gay rights advocates have won a string of victories this year. Many Americans remain opposed to same-sex marriage, but support for gays and gay marriage has been rising — particularly among young people.
Dec 2, 2013 — Six same-sex couples got married in Hawaii shortly after midnight Monday morning, taking advantage of a new law in the first hours of its first day in effect. The state's Legislature approved the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act in a recent special session.
Dec 2, 2013 — Starting Monday, gay marriage is legal in Hawaii. The state has long been a destination for weddings and honeymoons. And now state officials, as well as hotels and restaurants, are hoping the latest marriage-equality law will spur a new market for wedding tourism.
Nov 26, 2013 — Gay marriage won't be legal in the state until June, but two Chicago women have been granted permission to marry immediately because one of them has terminal cancer.
Nov 20, 2013 — Public disapproval of the Affordable Care Act has pushed President Obama to his lowest ratings yet, according to a new poll. But does it matter? And how will the Cheney sisters' disagreement over gay marriage play out in the polls? Host Michel Martin asks journalists Callie Crossley and Keli Goff.
Freedom to Marry Forum in Canton
Nearly 100 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton for the "Freedom to Marry" forum in April 2004. St. Lawrence County gay and lesbian couples, supporters of same-sex marriage and clergy shared their experiences.
PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
The Prism, Gay & Lesbian Concerns Group of Northern New York