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Gov. Christie Drops Court Fight Against Same-Sex Marriages in N.J.

In an e-mail, the governor’s office said it submitted a formal withdrawal to the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday morning.


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New Jersey Gov. Christie Signing Ban On ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy

Gov. Chris Christie is signing a bill barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy.


(Lawrence Lustberg, an attorney for Garden State Equality, speaks to reporters after making oral arguments in New Jersey Superior Court.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Judge Weighs Arguments Over Civil Unions vs. Gay Marriages

Garden State Equality attorney Lawrence Lustberg says the problem stems from how federal benefits are doled out.



Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Make New Jersey Priority

Four national groups advocating for recognizing same-sex marriage are teaming up in New Jersey, saying that the state is primed to allow gay couples to wed.


Supporters on both sides of the gay marriage issue demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.(credit: Getty Images)

Local Groups On Both Sides Of Gay Marriage Issue Keep Close Eye On Supreme Court Proceedings

In our area, local organizations on both sides of the gay marriage issue are watching the Supreme Court proceedings in Washington very closely.


Dharun Ravi

Gay Rights Advocate: Rutgers Webcam Spying Decision ‘Weirdest Freakin’’ Sentence

A judge yesterday ordered Dharun Ravi to serve 30 days of jail time, plus three years probation. The sentence mystifies one New Jersey gay rights advocate.


NJ Governor Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie Vetoes Gay Marriage Bill As Vowed

Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New Jersey by quickly vetoing the measure Friday and renewing his call for a ballot question to decide the issue.


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NJ Democrats ID Gay Marriage Bill As Top Priority

The first bill introduced Monday in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate was a measure to legalize same sex marriage.


Garden State Equality

Marriage Equality Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Same Sex Couples In New Jersey

Louis Alberta is single but would love to get married someday. But for Louis and other gay and lesbian people living in New Jersey, getting married like heterosexual couples is not an option.