Same-sex marriage a key issue as Costa Ricans go to polls

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Costa Ricans vote Sunday in a presidential race that has been turned on its ear by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. Evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado recently vaulted …

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Same-sex marriage campaigners ‘disappointed’ with DUP meeting

Campaigners for same-sex marriage have welcomed the DUP’s decision to meet them for the first time, but said they are bitterly disappointed with the outcome of their discussions. The Love Equality group met a DUP delegation led by the former Health …

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What We Mean When We Say Marriage Is ‘Work’

What feels perhaps most radical is de Marneffe’s reclamation of the work involved in marriage as creative and worthy. With the stigma gone from sex, cohabiting, and child-rearing outside marriage, plenty of people wonder why they should even bother …

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Same-Sex Spouses Should Have E.U. Residency Rights, Court Is Told

regardless of individual member countries’ stance on same-sex marriage, a senior legal adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday. The opinion, related to a case before the Court of Justice involving a Romanian man and his American …

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County Commission Votes Down Anti-Gay Marriage Resolution

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee county commission has rejected a symbolic resolution condemning same-sex marriage. News outlets report four Hamblen County commissioners voted for the resolution Thursday, while five voted against it and four abstained.

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Will Chief Justice Roberts save same-sex marriage?

(CNN)When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in Obergefell v. Hodges, many LGBTQ commentators recognized there could be backlash. And indeed there was. “Bathroom bills,” such as House Bill 2 in North Carolina, were passed requiring …

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