June 13, 2014

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UPDATED: WI Marriage Judge Stays Ruling; Weddings Stop

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 6:26 PM | comments

U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb has issued a stay of her historic ruling striking down Wisconsin's marriage discrimination amendment. The move stops further same-sex weddings from taking place while the state appeals.Read More

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Stay Likely Today in Wisconsin Marriage Equality Case

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Judge Barbara Crabb will likely decide whether to stay her marriage equality ruling - and press pause on same-sex marriage in Wisconsin - by the end of the day today.Read More

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Michael Sam Signs With Rams, Makes History

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Rams have signed Michael Sam, making him officialy the first openly gay football player in the history of the National Football League.Read More

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Wisconsin Company Adds Spice to Marriage Equality

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 13, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wisconsin-based spice company Penzeys is celebrating the state's marriage equality win by sharing on its website the stories of four of the plaintiff couples, including "their lives, their cooking, and their love." Read More

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Gay Providence Mayoral Candidate Releases New Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | June 13, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Brett Smiley is running to be the next mayor of Providence, Rhode Island. A married gay man, Smiley isn't shy about including his family in his campaign commercials.Read More

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Hillary Has Testy NPR Exchange About Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, NPR host Terry Gross repeatedly pressed former Secretary of State (and presumed 2016 presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton about her stance on marriage equality. The exchange got a little awkward.Read More


Oklahoma GOP Candidate: Gays Should Be Stoned to Death

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I think we would be totally in the right to [execute gay people]... ignoring as a nation things that are worthy of death is very remiss."Read More