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Same-Sex Marriage Update:  6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans
Legal / News & Politics

Same-Sex Marriage Update: 6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans

The United States Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to rule that refusing same-sex couples the freedom to marry is not unconstitutional

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013
Family / News & Politics / Parenting

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013

Regular contributor Cheryl Dumesnil files this report as one of our penultimate regularly scheduled posts in the “Lawfully Wedded Life” series here. It is fitting: what the SCOTUS Day of Decision looked like from her family’s eyewitness point of view. A bit of backstory: Cheryl has been following this issue for […]

2012 rocked! (Highlights in Argentina’s path to equality)
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2012 rocked! (Highlights in Argentina’s path to equality)

I realized this is my last post in 2012. I wanted to make a video with this year’s highlights but so many things happened that it’s taking way longer than I expected so I decided to pick the best moment in 2012. I’ve mentioned a loophole in same-sex marriage laws […]

Uruguay: Closer to Marriage Equality
News & Politics

Uruguay: Closer to Marriage Equality

Uruguay’s Chamber of Deputies approved marriage equality last week, if the Senate approves (and it seems like they will!), president José “Pepe” Mujica may promulgate this early in 2013. Remember the loophole about last names I mentioned in my previous post? Well, my neighbors from Uruguay were smart and included […]