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FULL TEXT SUPREME COURT OPINION: Justices Make Marriage Legal For All Couples Across U.S.

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies
the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice,
and family. In forming a marital union, two people become
something greater than once they were. As some of
the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage
embodies a love that may endure even past death. It
would misunderstand these men and women to say they
disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do
respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its
fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned
to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s
oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the
eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right

06/26/2015

Justice Anthony Kennedy

What They Said: Quotes From Supreme Court On Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP)- The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country Friday. The outcome is the culmination of two decades of Supreme Court litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally. Read More: SAME SEX MARRIAGE […]

06/26/2015

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Sonoma Baseball Squad Makes History With First Openly Gay Pro

Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.

06/26/2015

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Anti-Gay ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal Unconstitutional

A Superior Court judge has ruled the “Sodomite Suppression Act” proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.

06/23/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

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15 Advancements LGBT Community Will Be Celebrating During SF Pride

Public support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights has come a long way since California narrowly passed the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in 2008.

06/22/2015

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No Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Monday; Supreme Court Watchers Eye Possible Thursday Ruling

Those expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.

06/22/2015

Rick Welts smiles at a press conference to introduce him as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of the Golden State Warriors on September 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors President Named Grand Marshal Of SF Gay Pride Parade

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts still will have a reason to celebrate if his team doesn’t win the NBA championship: he’s been named as the celebrity grand marshal of San Francisco’s gay pride parade.

06/16/2015

A gay couple kisses in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral during a demonstration in support of same-sex marriages, in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, on February 18, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Now Legal In Mexico

Mexico’s supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages.

06/15/2015

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Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

The lesbian couple that sued to overturn a gay marriage ban were put to the front of the line Tuesday when Guam became the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage.

06/08/2015

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