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Minnesota Legislature Approves Marriage Equality, Bill Heads to Governor
The bill now advances to Governor Mark Dayton, a champion of the legislation, who plans to sign the bill into law as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14.
Marriage News Watch: Changes Ahead for Marriage Fight (Video)
More victories as a marriage bill clears hurdles in Minnesota. And there's progress appears likely in neighboring states as well. But soon, constitutional amendments in 30 states could delay any further success for years to come.
Our Heroes – A Letter from Spencer & Elliott Perry
The sons of Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, one of the couples challenging California’s Prop. 8 this year, wrote a letter to both their moms for this special day.
Thank You Mom – A Note from Tom Stier
Tom Stier, the oldest son of Sandy Stier and stepson of Kris Perry, talks commemorates Mother's Day.
Marriage Bill Passes Minnesota House–Heads to the Senate
The Minnesota House passes marriage equality legislation 75-59. The bill now heads to the State Senate.
Supreme Court to Rule on Prop. 8: Decision Timing & Possible Outcomes
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Prop. 8 and marriage equality. Find out when the decision might come down and what might happen.
Marriage Equality Comes to Delaware
The momentum of marriage equality continues! On Tuesday, the Delaware Legislature passed—and Governor Jack Markell signed into law—marriage equality legislation, making the state the 11th to recognize the freedom to marry.
Marriage Wins in Rhode Island. Here’s What’s Next
Another state finally recognizes the freedom to marry, bringing the national total to ten. With work accelerating in Delaware and Illinois, that could increase to eleven or twelve in the next few weeks.
Rhode Island Becomes Tenth State with Marriage Equality
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (Independent) has signed a bill recognizing the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples. The Ocean State will join nine other states and the nation’s capital with marriage equality
Marriage News Watch: Victory in Rhode Island, and More News
We're celebrating some major victories with week, with two more states about to gain the freedom to marry. Civil unions begin in Colorado, and voters appear ready to upgrade that to marriage.