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New York Independence Party Chair Backs Gay Marriage

The chairman of New York's Independence Party says he's personally supporting the legalization of gay marriage.

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Bloomberg Lobbies to Legalize Gay Marriage in NY

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally lobbied Republican state senators Tuesday to legalize gay marriage, while the Senate's Democratic…

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Gay Marriage Debates Hit a Crucial Turn

A flurry of activity in efforts to legally recognize gay relationships or ban same-sex marriage is reminding advocates that even…

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NY Comptroller DiNapoli Issues Gay Marriage Video

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is issuing a video message to express his strong support for legalizing gay marriage.

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Unions Press for Same-Sex Marriage in NY

New York state's biggest labor unions are pressing for passage of marriage equality legislation this session in Albany.

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Arts & Entertainment

Playwright Kushner Gets NY Honor After Israel Flap

Urging graduates to repair "the public conversation" and rescue society from "grim careerists and ideologues," openly gay playwright Tony Kushner…

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NYC Clerk Readies Gender-Neutral Marriage Forms

New York's city clerk is getting ready for the possible legalization of gay marriage.

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Some Methodist Clergy Defy Gay Marriage Ban

A growing number of pastors in the United Methodist Church say they are no longer willing to obey a church…

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Gay Marriage in New York Still Undecided

Dozens of gay couples converged on Albany Thursday to witness what they hoped would be a historic vote to legalize…

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Gay Marriage Legal in New York State

New York's senate voted 33-29 in favor of marriage between same-sex people on Friday, making it the sixth state to…

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