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Support for marriage equality is at an all-time high. The latest surveys show that 81% of Millennials support same-sex marriage.

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July 23, 2013
Cincinnati gay couple wins fight to be buried together
Associated Press


July 15, 2013
U.K. House of Lords Give Final Approval to Marriage Equality
Advocate


July 15, 2013
Antonin Scalia’s Gay Marriage Mystery
Salon


July 14, 2013
The Future of Same-Sex Marriage
The New York Times


July 2, 2013
Bill O'Reilly Slams Gay Marriage Rulings By Supreme Court
The Huffington Post


July 2, 2013
Arro Verse, Queer Musician, Shares 'Marry Me' Song For Marriage Equality
The Huffington Post


July 2, 2013
Democrats Push Christie to Support Gay Marriage
The New York Times


July 2, 2013
NJ Senate Dems Look For Republican Help To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
NJToday.net


July 1, 2013
Same-sex marriage fight not over yet, both sides say
CBS


July 1, 2013
Poll: Support for gay marriage hits high after ruling
USA Today


July 1, 2013
Cheers greet Delaware's first same-sex marriage
USA Today


July 1, 2013
The Unsung Heroes of the Marriage Equality Movement
The Huffington Post


June 30, 2013
Supreme Court justice denies bid to stop California gay marriages
Reuters


June 30, 2013
Gay Married Man in Florida Is Approved for Green Card
The New York Times


June 29, 2013
California Couples Line Up to Marry After Stay on Same-Sex Marriage Is Lifted
The New York Times


June 28, 2013
Chick-fil-a president deletes gay marriage remark
Fox News


June 27, 2013
Apple, Facebook, Google salute marriage equality
The LA Times


June 27, 2013
What's next after the same-sex marriage rulings?
CNN Money


June 27, 2013
Both Sides on Same-Sex Marriage Focus on Next Battlegrounds
The New York Times


June 27, 2013
Gay marriage ruling raises questions on benefits
USA Today


June 27, 2013
Will the Republican Party embrace marriage equality?
CBS News


June 27, 2013
How Pop Culture Changed the Face of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Wired


June 26, 2013
As Rulings Are Announced, Cheers and Tears Among Waiting Crowd
The New York Times


June 26, 2013
Supreme Court Bolsters Gay Marriage With Two Major Rulings
The New York Times


June 26, 2013
Supreme Court delivers wins for gay marriage movement
Reuters


June 26, 2013
Supreme Court ruling sets up new wave of gay marriage battles
The Chicago Tribune


June 26, 2013
Court underscores political shift on same-sex marriage
The Washington Post


June 26, 2013
Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
The Huffington Post


June 25, 2013
Opponent's Daughter Hits Christie on Gay Marriage
ABC News


June 24, 2013
Equality House Hosts Gay Wedding Across From Westboro Baptist Church
The Huffington Post


June 24, 2013
Same-sex couples wait - and hope - for U.S. high court marriage ruling
Reuters


June 24, 2013
Polyamory Advocate: Gay Marriage 'Blazing the Marriage Equality Trail'
US News


June 20, 2013
Cindy McCain Talks Gay Issues, Marriage Equality On 'Bender' Podcast With Ben Harvey
Huffington Post


June 20, 2013
Man climbs Mount Everest for marriage equality
ABC News


June 20, 2013
Bush aide now promotes gay marriage
USA Today


June 19, 2013
Strategist Out of Closet and Into Fray, This Time for Gay Marriage
The New York Times


June 19, 2013
Latinos’ changing views of same-sex marriage
Pew Research Center


June 19, 2013
DOMA ruling could energize gay marriage efforts in New Jersey
News Works


June 19, 2013
Lisa Murkowski Backs Gay Marriage
The Huffington Post


June 19, 2013
After court rules, California gay marriage fight may go on
Reuters


June 19, 2013
Same-Sex Marriage, Real Estate and the Law
Fox News


June 18, 2013
Support for gay marriage high in developed nations: poll
Reuters


June 18, 2013
Explainer: What You Need to Know About the SCOTUS Ruling on Gay Marriage
WNYC


June 17, 2013
Leading Florida Legislator Comes out for Marriage Equality
Huffington Post


June 17, 2013
Pew: Media coverage favors gay marriage
Politico


June 16, 2013
Mass same-sex wedding at Pride celebration 'a long time coming'
The Baltimore Sun


June 16, 2013
Why Both Sides Want Gay Marriage Settled By The States
NPR


June 16, 2013
Portland Pride Parade celebrates diversity, family and ongoing push for same-sex marriage
The Oregonian


June 14, 2013
Pope Wades Diplomatically Into Gay Marriage Debate
ABC News


June 13, 2013
Obama’s Pen May Shape Scope of Marriage Ruling
The New York Times


June 13, 2013
Analysis: Top court's gay marriage ruling won't be last word
Reuters


June 13, 2013
SCOTUS decision on DOMA, gay marriage could be announced soon
WBTV.com


June 12, 2013
Leahy Introduces Same-sex Marriage Amendment to Immigration Bill
The Hill


June 11, 2013
More wines coming out in support of gay marriage
CBS


June 10, 2013
Poll: Support for same-sex marriage in Calif. continues to grow
MyDesert.com


June 10, 2013
Marriage Equality and the Supreme Court
Center for American Progress


June 9, 2013
Experts don't expect all-encompassing rulings from a cautious court
USA Today


June 7, 2013
Former Mass. Chief Justice On Life, Liberty And Gay Marriage
NPR


June 6, 2013
Same-Sex Marriage Is Seen in Poll as an Issue for the States
NY Times


June 6, 2013
With New Legal Challenge, Gay Marriage Debate in New Mexico Heats Up
NY Times


June 6, 2013
Marriage Equality Survey Finds Sharp Division Over DOMA Case
Huffington Post


June 6, 2013
Report: Most foresee legal recognition of gay marriage
USA Today


June 5, 2013
Gay Marriage Gains Ground in Poll as Court Readies Ruling
Bloomberg


June 4, 2013
Out of the Closet on Wall Street
CNN Money


June 3, 2013
Gay marriage good for business, says Lord Browne
The Guardian


June 3, 2013
Nigeria clamps down on same-sex marriage
Aljazeera


May 31, 2013
Illinois Gay Marriage: House Fails To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Bill Friday, Bill Delayed Until Fall
Huffington Post


May 31, 2013
Nigeria Bill Banning Same-Sex Marriage Awaits President’s Assent
Bloomberg


May 30, 2013
Will Ill. Legalize Gay Marriage Before Legislature Adjourns?
NPR


May 22, 2013
A Polygamy Problem? Rumsfeld on Marriage Equality
MSNBC


May 22, 2013
UK’s House of Commons Approves Same-sex Marriage
CNN


May 22, 2013
On Eve of Vote, bBoy Scouts are Divided Over Accepting Gay Youths
New York Times


May 22, 2013
Campaigner Against Gay Marriage in France Kills Himself in Notre Dame
The Christian Science Monitor


May 22, 2013
Fears of Killing Immigration Bill Doomed Same-sex Amendment
NPR


May 21, 2013
Illinois Will Pass Marriage Equality Bill, Sponsor Says
Advocate


May 16, 2013
Pressure Grows in Australia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
NPR


May 14, 2013
Brazilian Court Council Removes a Barrier to Same-Sex Marriage
The New York Times


May 13, 2013
Marriage Equality: Minnesota Senate to vote on Freedom to Marry Act
FOX 9


May 9, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/10/us/minnesota-house-approves-same-sex-marriage.html?_r=1&
The New York Times


May 8, 2013
Delaware, continuing a trend, becomes the 11th state to allow same-sex unions
The New York Times


April 26, 2013
Rhode Island to become 10th state to allow same-sex 'marriage'
LifeSiteNews.com


April 24, 2013
Delaware Marriage Equality Bill Passed By State's House
The Huffington Post


April 24, 2013
French lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill
CNN


April 22, 2013
Bill Clinton: 'My daughter led me to support the marriage equality law'
examiner.com


April 2, 2013
Republican Sen. Mark Kirk Supports Marriage Equality
The Advocate


April 2, 2013
Working Majority Of United States Senate Now Supports Marriage Equality
Think Progress


April 1, 2013
Dolan Says the Catholic Church Should Be More Welcoming to Gay People
The New York Times


March 26, 2013
Long Wait for a Chance to Witness History
The New York Times


March 26, 2013
The 60 Best Signs Against DOMA And Prop 8 At The Supreme Court
BuzzFeed


March 26, 2013
The 81%: How Young Adults Are Reshaping the Marriage Equality Debate
MSNBC


March 26, 2013
Transcript And Audio: Supreme Court Arguments On California Gay Marriage Ban
NPR


March 26, 2013
Same-sex marriage: A potential Supreme Court blockbuster
CNN


March 25, 2013
PORTMAN: Coming out
Yale Daily News


March 21, 2013
Support for gay marriage is soaring. Here’s why.
The Washington Post


March 18, 2013
Hillary Clinton Endorses Gay Marriage
ABC News


March 15, 2013
Rob Portman commentary: Gay couples also deserve chance to get married
The Columbus Dispatch



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