Posts Tagged ‘ same-sex marriage ’

Edith Windsor, Gay Marriage Icon and Activist, Dies at 88 | Vanity Fair

Edie Windsor joining Mayor de Blasio at Stonewall Tavern for its formal recognition as a National Monument in 2016.
By Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images.

Her victory at the Supreme Court in 2013 paved the way for legalized gay marriage across the country.

Source: Edith Windsor, Gay Marriage Icon and Activist, Dies at 88 | Vanity Fair

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Germany gay marriage approved by MPs in snap vote – BBC News

The Greens have strongly support gay marriage and deputy Volker Beck joined the celebrations

Same-sex couples get full marital and adoption rights – but Angela Merkel votes against the change.

Source: Germany gay marriage approved by MPs in snap vote – BBC News

Ireland is about to elect a 38-year-old gay Asian doctor as its next prime minister — Quartz

Groundbreaking. (Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne)

The fiercely Catholic country, which only legalized homosexuality in 1993, is setting a global example.

Source: Ireland is about to elect a 38-year-old gay Asian doctor as its next prime minister — Quartz

Highlights from the Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage – The New York Times

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right. — from page 33 of the full document

Highlights from the Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage – The New York Times.

Marriage protest for same-sex couples enters 10th year in San Francisco / the San Francisco Examiner

Constitutional question: State Supreme Court is deciding whether to deliberate on same-sex marriage for a fourth time in less than seven years. (Getty Images)

Marriage protest for same-sex couples enters 10th year in San Francisco / the San Francisco Examiner

In Defense of Marriage, for All / New York Times editorial