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As if it weren't enough that North Carolina already doesn't recognize same-sex unions, the state votes May 8 on a ballot measure that reads: "Constitutional amendment to provide that marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized by this State."

This ad campaign, by Winston-Salem agency The Variable, plays on segregation

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Drag queens Detox, Vicky Vox, and DQ'd Drag Race contestant William Belli pay a tongue-in-chicken ode to pro-anti-gay restaurant chain Chick-fil-A with an "endorsement" video set to Wilson Phillips' "Hold On."

Speaking with Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch, Belli says she recently learned about the company's ties to anti-gay groups and decided to write the song

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Santorum Santorum Says of the Day: Gone mostly unnoticed until very recently is a comment made by presidential candidate Rick Santorum during a December 30th NBC News interview, in which he made clear his intention to nullify all legal same-sex marriages currently in existence across the country.

The latest census data, collected in 2010, puts the number of married same-

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Breaking Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day: Maryland today officially became the first East Coast state below the Mason-Dixon line to legalize same-sex marriage.

Governor Martin O’Malley signed the state's marriage equality bill this afternoon after the Maryland House and Senate pass

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All Or None of the Day: A Civil District Court judge in Dallas has announced that she will no longer be performing marriage ceremonies until Texas recognizes the right of same-sex couples to marry.

Speaking at a meeting of the Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, Judge Tonya Parker -- the first lesbian elected county judge in Dallas -- said she believes it is "oxy

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Breaking Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day: Maryland today became the eigth state to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's marriage equality bill passed in the state Senate by a vote of 25 to 22.

The state House passed the bill last week, and Gov. Martin O’Malley has already vowed to sign it.

If the legislation avoids a challenge fr

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Outspoken Celebrity of the Day: Michael K. Williams, AKA Omar Little from The Wire, AKA the greatest scripted series ever produced, speaks out in support of Maryland's same-sex marriage bill on behalf of Marylanders For Marriage Equality.

"Gay and lesbian couples have the same values, like commitment and family.

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Today In Same-Sex Marriage News of the Day: As expected, New Jersey governor Chris Christie vetoed the state's same-sex marriage bill a day after it was approved by the state Assembly.

The state Senate passed the bill earlier this week.

"I am adhering to what I've said since this bill was first introduced - an issue of this magnitude and import

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And Then There Were Seven of the Day: "Here in our state we have taken a long and difficult journey, and this is the last step," declared Governor Christine Gregoire as she signed the bill making same-sex marriages legal in the state of Washington.

The Evergreen State thus joins six other states (MA, NH, VT, CT, IA, NY) and the District of Columbia in recogniz

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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.

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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