Marriage Equality

First Marriages in Maine

At midnight last night, Maine became the 8th state to enact marriage equality. Portland City Hall was open from midnight to 3:00 AM to marry the first couples. Several couples received marriage licenses, and a handful of couples were married on the spot.
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Maine Marriage Licenses Available For All Couples On Saturday

All Maine couples will be able to apply for marriage licenses and get married on Saturday, December 29. Mainers can find out how individual cities are preparing for Saturday.

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New York Times Quotes Extreme Anti-LGBT Activist Without Telling Readers Who She Is

Laurie Higgins is an extremely vehement opponent of LGBT rights. But how did The New York Times cite the IFI and Laurie in a Christmas weekend article covering the fight for marriage equality in Illinois? See for yourself.

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Five LGBT Religious Advances in 2012

2012 witnessed religious people and organizations at the forefront of LGBT advancement. By the end of the year, we saw several religious leaders stepping out and speaking up. The support came from some pretty surprising places.
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10 Pro-LGBT Faith Voices of 2012

2012 saw a new generation of religious voices speaking for LGBT equality. Some are new, and some have been around for a while. All of them have helped to change the religious landscape concerning LGBT people.
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5 adorable photos from a lesbian couple's wedding in Washington

Retired Air Force Major Margaret Witt, who worked to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell," married Laurie Johnson at ceremony at Grande Ronde Cellars in Spokane, Wa, on Saturday.

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