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BREAKING: IL Gov.Quinn expected to sign same-sex marriage bill

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:47 pm November 20, 2013 Hundreds of same-sex couples are gathering at the University of Illinois-Chicago Forum this afternoon as Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign the historic SB10 bill into law. The move will make Illinois the 16th state to allow gay marriage. Supporters hail the measure as a huge step […]

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New Jersey becomes 13th state to allow same sex marriage

New Jersey became the 13th state to recognize same-sex marriage. Dozens of couples lined up at City Hall just after midnight to unite as one. Senate-elect and Newark Mayor Cory Booker performed the ceremonies.

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Pastor embraces marriage equality

Pastor Jamie B. Frazier believes that church is supposed to be a safe, welcoming space for everyone. That’s why he started the Lighthouse Church of Chicago. Located in the South Loop, the church promotes marriage equality, and preaches the message that marriage is a sacred covenant meant for all people with love in their hearts.

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Obama to File Brief Urging Supreme Court to Strike Down Proposition 8

Justice Department will file a brief today urging the Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriages to resume in California.

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GLAAD Congratulates Jet Magazine on Featuring Same-Sex Wedding

GLAAD (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) took a moment to congratulate Jet Magazine for featuring a same-sex marriage in its wedding section. Happy with the feature? Do you thinl GLAAD’s effort reek of the assumption that blacks are more homophobic than others?

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Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to Platform

The Democratic National Convention has confirmed its intention to include marriage equality as part of its platform.

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