marriage

  • Washington State Senate Approves Same-sex Marriage Bill

    Senators voted 28-21 to approve a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state. The measure now moves to the House, which has enough support to pass. Governor Chris Gregoire says she will sign the bill if it makes it to her desk, Seattle TV station King 5 reported....
  • Group Pushes To ‘Let Bert And Ernie Get Married’ On Sesame Street

    Will the Children’s Television Workshop give way to same-sex puppet love? An online campaign is calling for the producers of TV’s “Sesame Street” to allow characters Bert and Ernie to get married in an attempt to “put an end to the bullying and suicides of LGBT youth”, according to the...
  • New York Passes Same-sex Gay Marriage Bill

    New York dramatically voted tonight to allow same-sex marriage, becoming the biggest state so far to legalise gay marriage in a move that may kick-start a nationwide movement. Gay couples celebrated in the streets after the 62-member, Republican-controlled state Senate approved the bill 33 to 29....
  • Navy Halts Move To Allow Gay Unions By Chaplains

    Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year....