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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

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Historic Engagement of the Day: Rep. Barney Frank, who in 1987 became the first openly gay member of Congress, is set to become the first openly gay member of Congress to be legally married while still in office.

According to Frank's spokesman Harry Gural, the Massachusetts rep. and longtime partner Jim Ready are preparing to

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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

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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

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Heartbreaking Tearjerker of the Day: Ed Watson wanted nothing more than to marry his loving, loyal partner of 40 years, Derence Kernek, before succumbing to his rapidly progressing Alzheimer's.

Back in March, the couple, with the help of the Courage Campaign, released a video plea

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Fabulous Photobomb of the Day: An Al Jazeera report on yesterday's Spanish general election gets photobombed by a pair of gay men furiously sucking face.

The landslide victory of opposition leader Mariano Rajoy and his conservative Popular Party over the ruling Socialist Party -- which suffered its worst defeat since the start of the post-Franco era -- is widely viewed as a threat

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Rejected R. Crumb Cover of the Day: In 2009, living legend R. Crumb was commissioned to do cover art on the subject of same-sex marriage for The New Yorker.

It was ultimately rejected.

Nadja Sayej reached out to Crumb on behalf of Vice to ask if he knew why

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So This Is Happening of the Day: Conan O'Brien will return to the city that never sleeps next week to mark the one-year anniversary of his late-night talk show, Conan.

While in New York, Conan will be celebrating in a rather unique way: By taking advantage of the State's recent legalization of same-sex marriage to preside over the wedding ceremony of a longtime staffer a

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Do Ask, Do Tell of the Day: Navy Lt. Gary Ross (r) and his partner of 11 years, Dan Swezy, exchange vows at 12:01 AM on September 20, 2011 -- the moment "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" officially became null and void.

The Arizona couple chose to tie the knot in Vermont so they could be legally united at the first possible moment after the discriminatory law's official repeal.

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Here Comes The Bigotry of the Day: A Highland Park woman was denied the purchase of her "dream bridal gown" from a New Jersey wedding dress store because she is marrying another woman.

Alix Genter, who is set to marry her longtime partner next July, had her dress all picked out when Here Comes the Bride store manager Donna phoned her up and tol

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Marketing Campaign of the Day: On the one hand, this is shameless marketing opportunism aimed at exploiting a serious social issue for capital gain.

On the other hand, exactly.

[forbes / towleroad.]

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Same-Sex Marriage Celebration of the Day: As promised, Avenue Q puppets Rick and Rod celebrated the first day of same-sex marriages in the state of New York by tying the knot outside City Hall in NYC.

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who was the major driving force behind the Empire State's legalization of same-sex marriage, pro

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Happy Couple of the Day: At Midnight tonight, Kitty Lambert (left) and Cheryle Rudd became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in the state of New York.

"By the power vested in me by the laws of the state of New York I now pronounce you legally married," said Niagara Falls Paul A Dyster, who presided over the couple's civil ceremony, shortly after the c

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Yahoo Answer of the Day: Something tells me Derek isn't as straight as he is attempting to lead Brianiac to believe.

[thanks oldblueeyes!]