Words Of Wisdom of the Day

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Words Of Wisdom of the Day: Washington state Rep. Maureen Walsh (R-Walla Walla) chokes back tears as she speaks candidly in support of the state's bill to legalize same-sex marriages.

The legislation passed yesterday by a vote of 55 to 43 and now heads to Gov. Chris Gregoire, who has already promised to sign it into law.

Money: "My daughter came out of the closet a couple of years

Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day

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Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day
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Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day: Washington's House of Representatives voted today 55-43 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages in the state.

This makes the bill effectively a law: The state Senate passed it last week, and Gov. Chris Gregoire has already stated publicly that she intends to sign it right away.

However, same-sex couples would have

Breaking Prop 8 News of the Day

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Breaking Prop 8 News of the Day
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Breaking Prop 8 News of the Day: In a split 2-1 decision, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco today declared California's ban on same-sex marriage -- known as Proposition 8 -- unconstitutional.

"Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California," said t

Starbucks Same-Sex Marriage Support of the Day

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Starbucks Same-Sex Marriage Support of the Day
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Starbucks Same-Sex Marriage Support of the Day: Seattle-based coffeehouse giant Starbucks announced late yesterday that it is joining Microsoft and other local businesses in supporting the marriage equality legislation currently making its way th

Pro-Marriage Equality Mayors of the Day

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Pro-Marriage Equality Mayors of the Day
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Pro-Marriage Equality Mayors of the Day: The mayors of New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Houston, San Diego, and dozens of other cities across the country have announced the formation of a coalition in support "of the freedom of same-sex couples to marry."

Mayors for Freedom to Marry brings together 78 mayors and counting under the banner of marriage equality.

In a sta

This Is Important, You Should Watch It of the Day

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This Is Important, You Should Watch It of the Day: To promote his effort to raise production funds for a documentary about anti-gay discrimination, filmmaker Ryan James Yezak released a seven-minute compilation of clips cataloging the conquered battlegrounds of the gay rights movement scattered amidst a war yet to be won.

"I a

Sh*t Got Serious of the Day

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Sht Got Serious of the Day: Lambda Legal hitches a ride on the Sht Blanks Say trend to make the case for equality with "Sh*t Homophobic People Say" -- the first of the spin-of