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The Santa Fe City Council has voted in favor of a resolution which encourages city clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Rhode Island state Senate voted 26-12 to approve marriage equality, which puts the state on traick to be the tenth to allow marriage for same-sex couples.
Carla Hale, the Catholic school teacher who was fired for being gay, has stated that he intends to fight to keep her job. Carla was a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School for 19 years. After her mother died, the obituary in the local paper listed Carla and her partner as survivors.
The Community of Christ—an offshoot of the Mormon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints—voted this week by more than the requisite majority to begin performing marriage ceremonies for lesbian and gay couples in states where it is legal.
During debates over a proposed marriage equality amendment in the Nevada Senate, Senator Kelvin Atkinson came out as gay. The amendment could be up for a vote by Nevada residents in 2016.
The French National Assembly passed a marriage equality bill today. The bill, which would also legalize adoption by same-sex couples, now moves on to President Francois Hollande.
The Delaware House of Representatives is expected to vote on marriage equality today.
Actress, producer, director and former GLAAD Vanguard Award honoree Drew Barrymore hosted the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Minnesota is gearing up for a vote on marriage equality sometime this year, and the state's business leaders are explaining why marriage equality is good for the bottom line.
Dannika Nash, a junior at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, started blogging two months ago. On April 7th, after attending a Macklemore concert, she published her third post, “An Open Letter to the Church from My Generation,” and got 2,377 more comments than she expected. The letter has since gained national attention and has been reposted to dozens of websites.