Iceland’s Gay Prime Minister Weds Partner

June 28, 2010

from Reuters

Icelandic Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir has married her long-term partner, her office said on Monday, making her the world’s first national leader with a same-sex spouse.

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Voters Immovable on Marriage Equality?

June 28, 2010

by Roberta Sklar | Washington Blade

A groundbreaking study by Patrick Egan was released last week related to polling on ballot measures on marriage equality and same-sex relationships. The study shows that voters don’t move during campaigns. They vote the way they said they would right from the start. “Whaaa?,” I said to myself when I first read it and did a double take

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‘Wow, What a Long Engagement That Was!’

June 28, 2010

by Ellen McCarthy | Washington Post

The way Henry Schalizki tells it, his second encounter with Bob Davis came in 1945, when his fellow serviceman arrived in Hawaii to entertain the troops with the USO.

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Democrats Look to Conservative Evangelicals On Immigration

June 28, 2010

by Sarah Posner | Religion Dispatches

On a teleconference last month with a loose coalition of white and Latino evangelical leaders, Sen. Charles Schumer, the New York Democrat who had recently unveiled a legislative proposal for comprehensive immigration reform, pleaded with participants to bring Republican senators to the table to hammer out a bipartisan package.

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Closing a Discriminatory Loophole

June 28, 2010

by Christopher Stoll and Shannon Price Minter | The Advocate

In a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the University of California Hastings College of the Law’s policy requiring all funded student groups to be open to all students.

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Victory at the Supreme Court!

June 28, 2010

Both Sides in California’s Gay Marriage Fight See a Long Court Battle Ahead

June 28, 2010

by Jesse McKinley | New York Times

Just hours after Judge Vaughn R. Walker banged the final gavel in the trial of Proposition 8 — California’s same-sex marriage ban — the two top lawyers challenging the law, David Boies and Theodore Olson, were holding court again: this time at a small private dinner with donors in San Francisco.

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