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Appealing to better angels: A Q&A with gay-marriage warrior Marc Solomon

Marc Solomon’s book, Winning Marriage, is the book on the gay marriage movement to read. It was published last month and has been met...

Supreme Court to begin reviewing gay marriage cases

Many believe Kitchen v. Herbert, the case that overturned Utah's gay marriage ban, will be among the most-compelling to the justices.

Fast-growing but still-patchy gay rights create absurdities

Utah gay marriages performed in December have been ruled valid, even as gay marriage remains illegal. Same-sex adoptions were partly legalized and then halted. It's one great hazy state of limbo.

A near-future Mother’s Day gift: Marriage equality for my son

We were so happy the day our daughter got married to the man she loves. We were equally pained that same day that our son couldn't marry the man he loves, too.

WATCH: Freedom to Marry ads feature Wyoming Republican Alan Simpson

"I was raised here, Cody, Wyoming. It was a town of western values; independence, freedom… Live and let live. It is very simple."

Gay-rights groups, supporters launch Colorado ‘Marriage Matters’ campaign

"People come into my office to get married. It's a happy office. There are a lot of benefits that come with state-sanctioned marriage. I think everyone has an equal right to those benefits."

Gay marriage: No, Colorado is not the next New Jersey

DENVER -- New Jersey moved from same-sex civil unions to gay marriage in a flash. It will be a longer road for Colorado. A 2006 amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage stands in the road like a high hurdle.

Polis, gay-rights activists applaud latest court ruling finding Prop 8 unconstitutional

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday announced it was upholding an earlier court ruling that California's Proposition 8 voter-passed ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The decision sets the stage for another appeal, likely to the U.S. Supreme Court, and drew applause from gay-rights advocates buoyed by another clear legal victory. Openly gay Colorado Congressman Jared Polis declared the ruling a victory for American notions of justice and equality.
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