Same-sex Marriage

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Archbishop Releases Statement On Main Line School That Dismissed Teacher

As Archbishop Charles Chaput weighs in on the firing of a gay Catholic school teacher on the Main Line, the leadership of the school is releasing a statement backing the decision, and saying it will not be reversed or modified.

07/13/2015

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Country’s First Gay Divorce Firm Opens In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia attorney has opened what he says is the first LGBTQ divorce firm.

07/02/2015

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Community Leaders Gather In Love Park To Celebrate Supreme Court Decision On Same Sex Marriage

Leaders in Philadelphia’s community rallied in Love Park Wednesday to celebrate the Supreme Court victory on marriage equality and to market the launch of a renewed effort for full equality.

07/01/2015

(A woman holds a rainbow sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the US Supreme Court.  (Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Says Equality Fight Isn’t Over Despite Same Sex Marriage Ruling

Equality New Jersey’s Andrea Bowen says this was an amazing win, but the battle is far from over.

06/27/2015

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Hundreds Gather Along Independence Mall For “Love Wins” Rally

Across the country, people are celebrating the Supreme Court decision to uphold and legalize Gay marriage across the country, including right here in Philadelphia.

06/26/2015

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Supreme Court Decision On Same Sex Marriage Means A Lot To Local Couple

Damian Tracy works at CBS 3. He’s a friend, and a colleague, and at home, he’s a dad.

06/26/2015

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Locals Weigh In On Historic Decision By Supreme Court To Legalize Same Sex Marriage

That’s because the first major U.S. protest for LGBT equality took place in front of Independence Hall back in 1965.

06/26/2015

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Archbishop Chaput Releases Statement On Supreme Court Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

Following today’s historic ruling by the Supreme Court legalizing same sex marriage nationwide, Archbishop Charles Chaput released a statement.

06/26/2015

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Celebration of US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Moves Online

Facebook added a new feature called “Let’s Celebrate Pride,” which will automatically put a rainbow-striped tint over your profile picture.

06/26/2015

Zeoli Show Log 06.26.15

Rich discussed the Supreme Court’s decision regarding gay marriage Obamacare, Ryne Sandberg’s resignation, the New York prisoner escapees and much more. Rich spoke with Writer Charles CW Cooke at 3pm about gay marriage. He also spoke with Dr. Mazz during the Ask the Doctor segment at 4pm. Glen Macnow joined Rich to discuss Ryne Sandberg’s resignation at 4:50pm. Professor Ilya Somin weighed in on the Supreme Court’s ruling about gay marriage.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/26/2015

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Philadelphia Mayoral Hopeful Jim Kenney Says Battle For Gay Rights Goes On

Today, Kenney recalled that during the 1990’s, when there was widespread and staunch opposition to his efforts for “domestic partnerships” legislation, he never could have imagined this moment.

06/26/2015

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Area Politicians Weigh In on US Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

Following today’s decision by the US Supreme Court overturning several states’ bans on gay marriage, political figures across the country were staking out various positions on the issue.

06/26/2015

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National Constitution Center Quick-Edits Its Gay Rights Exhibit After Marriage Ruling

The National Constitution Center was inviting the LGBT community to celebrate today’s US Supreme Court decision afffirming the right of same-sex couples to marry.

06/26/2015

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In Philadelphia’s Gayborhood, Elation Over US Supreme Court Ruling

Today, following the US Supreme Court decision overturning state bans on same-sex marriages, the sense of a watershed moment in US history was palpable.

06/26/2015

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Group Says Pennsylvania Still Needs To Protect Other LGBT Rights

While many in the LGBT community are celebrating the US Supreme Court’s decision today legalizing same-sex marriage, one advocacy group in Pennsylvania says the fight for gay rights isn’t over.

06/26/2015

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