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Gay Marriage

Successful same-sex marriage lawsuit plaintiffs Hillary (L) and Julie Goodridge leave City Hall with their marriage license in hand in Boston May 17, 2004. Massachusetts became the first state in the United States to legally sanction same-sex marriage based on the ruling of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court won by the Goodridges requiring the state to begin issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. [Reuters]
   

New Mecca for gays
Gay tango classes and same sex unions may not be mentioned in every guidebook, but such attractions are turning Buenos Aires into a new South American Mecca for gay travellers.

Rare STD strikes 2 gays in New York
Two New Yorkers have been diagnosed with a rare sexually transmitted disease that is spreading among gay and bisexual men in Europe, the city health commissioner said on Wednesday.

Singapore not to allow all-gay public parties
Singapore's government is not prepared to allow all-gay public parties despite greater acceptance of homosexuals in society.

Schwarzenegger seeks stop to gay unions
After a judge Friday declined to put an immediate end to same-sex marriages in San Francisco, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ordered California's attorney general Friday to "take immediate steps" to get a court ruling to make the city stop.

S.F. celebrates same-sex newlyweds
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to honor San Francisco's newly married same-sex couples as politicians continued to debate whether the mayor overstepped his authority in allowing the unions.

Hundreds of gays rush to wed in San Francisco
A judge on Friday refused to stop hundreds of gay couples from getting married at San Francisco's City Hall in defiance of California state law, thus guaranteeing that the weddings would continue into the Valentine's Day weekend.

US court clears way for gay marriages
The Massachusetts high court declared Wednesday that gays are entitled to nothing less than marriage and that Vermont-style civil unions will not suffice, setting the stage for the nation's first legally sanctioned same-sex weddings by the spring.

  Elton John to tie the knot with longtime partner David Furnish
  New Mecca for gays
  Rare STD strikes 2 gays in New York
  Singapore not to allow all-gay public parties
  Cheney breaks from Bush on gay marriage
  Gay marriage opponents gear up for fall
  Gay vows 'I do' across Massachusetts
  Massachusetts to hold same-sex weddings
  Gay couples start tying knot in Oregon
  N.Y. town's mayor charged in gay weddings
  Calif. high court won't halt same-sex marriages
  Rosie O'Donnell weds longtime girlfriend
   
 
 
       

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