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Illinois celebrates marriage equality

Tweet  Illinoians – this Washington, DC transplant included – are long at last able to celebrate the passage of a marriage equality law! Last night lawmakers approved the bill after (finally) getting enough House votes to move the bill through the Senate. Governor Pat Quinn intends to sign the bill into law to take effect [...]
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Marriage equality in New Jersey!

TweetAt 12:01am this morning, a whole bunch of same sex couples got hitched in the great state of New Jersey, where a judge recently ruled that barring gay couples from getting married is unconstitutional. Among those officiating was Newark Mayor and Senator-elect Cory Booker (via Lambda Legal). Tweet
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Breaking: NJ judge rules that same-sex couples can soon marry

TweetThe Huffington Post reports: Judge Mary Jacobson of the Mercer County Superior Court ruled Friday that gay couples can marry in the Garden State starting October 21. “This unequal treatment requires that New Jersey extend civil marriage to same-sex couples to satisfy equal protection guarantees of the New Jersy Constitution as interpreted by the New [...]
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Minnesota LGBT group supporting pro-marriage, anti-choice candidates

TweetIn news that is making me want to flip tables but isn’t particularly surprising, Minnesotans United for All Families (OH THE IRONY!), the state’s LGBT/marriage equality group, is using their PAC to support candidates that are anti-choice: “We are truly saddened that the Minnesotans United PAC does not have our back when we need them,” [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetA woman is arrested for playing a banjo at a protest against attacking Syria. Did I mention she is a veteran of the Iraq War? Surgery can empower female genital mutilation survivors to feel sexual pleasure. The New York Times mentions abortion… in a wedding announcement. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd schools marriage equality critics. [...]
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