Topics :: Marriage Equality New York

Upstate NY Clerk Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 6, 2014
A New York town clerk, who in 2011 refused to sign any marriage licenses for same-sex or straight couples, may be in hot water for signing two straight couples’ licenses.

Senator Recommends Gay Marriage as a Publicity Stunt

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
Democratic New York Senator Ruben Diaz continues to belittle the fight for marriage equality as something as contemptible as his own profession: politics.

Raising Arizona

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

DOMA Dumped; Dykes Delighted!

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 27, 2013
Led by plaintiff Edie Windsor, women are rejoicing about the defeat of DOMA and Prop 8, and what it means for gay couples, LGBT health and servicemember benefits.

Saying "I Do" -- Again and Again

By | Tuesday Jun 25, 2013
Married and Counting’s Stephen Mosher shares his thoughts on an adventure about love, commitment and the universal right to marry.

2013 LGBT Wedding Expo is "Destination: Brooklyn"

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Jan 13, 2013
Over 7,000 same-sex marriages licenses were issued in New York City in the year since the State Legislature legalized same-sex marriage. Brooklyn, "lesbian capital of the world," celebrates on Jan. 18 with a LGBTQ Wedding Expo.

Despite Funding for Marriage Vote, GOP 4 Member Loses Primary

By David Perry | Friday Sep 28, 2012
The now-infamous "GOP 4" crossed party lines to help pass marriage equality legislation, but Sen. Roy McDonald has discovered that getting reelected is a challenge.

A Thoughtful Guide to Same-Sex Marriage

By David Morris | Friday Sep 7, 2012
After 20 years of debate one might reasonably ask why another report on same-sex marriage would be necessary. Our reply is that although the debate has been long it has often generated more heat than light.

Marriage Equality New York Goes National, With Silva at Helm

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 25, 2012
With New York’s marriage equality rights secured, Marriage Equality New York has teamed up with other groups to become Marriage Equality USA. With Brian Silva at the helm, MEUSA will work to secure same-sex marriage across the nation.

A New Proposition for Gays Tying the Knot

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 17, 2012
Seeing a need for wedding bands suited for gay couples, longtime New York couple Jonathan Tack and Sam Street founded Proposition Love, an online jewelry store championing marriage equality.