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Defense of Marriage Act

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Gay Rights Advocate on DOMA Decision: ‘It Feels Wicked, Wicked Good’

Standing before hundreds of gay rights supporters on the steps of Cambridge City Hall on Wednesday, the same place where the nation’s first legal marriage […]

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Fully Equal Marriage, 10 Years After Lawrence v Texas

Some months ago, I half-seriously opined that the Supreme Court justices might be finagling to issue a major ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on […]

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Without DOMA, Massachusetts Marriages Are Finally on Equal Footing

Perhaps you were under the impression that because Massachusetts recognized same-sex marriage, wedded gay couples enjoyed the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts. Until today, […]

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Same-Sex Marriage Rally Held on Steps of City Hall

Ryane Herlihy believes no child should go to school each day and feel ashamed of their parents—whether that child has two mothers or two fathers. […]

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Here Are the Local Companies Asking the Supreme Court to Overturn DOMA

Arguing that the Defense of Marriage Act unduly burdens them with administrative and financial headaches of navigating contradictory laws and benefits, nearly 300 employers, many […]