gay marriage

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gay marriage

adjective homosexual, homosexually bonded, homosexually joined, homosexually married, lessian bonded, lesbian joined, lesbian married, same sex, same sex wedded
Associated concepts: gay rights
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a backer of the Religious Right agenda, has relented in his quest to block a judicial nominee who attended a same-sex union ceremony.
While the ELCA does not currently approve of same-sex union ceremonies or of pastors in same-sex relationships, it is the largest religions body in the U.
This consultation occurred in the context of a Methodist jury's decision to revoke the credentials of outspoken pastor Jimmy Creech for presiding over the ceremony of a same-sex union, the harshest penalty yet for such an act within that denomination.
The Reverend Jimmy Creech in November was unanimously convicted of blatantly disobeying United Methodist Church law and defrocked of his ordination for performing the same-sex union ceremony of two men in April.
LOS ANGELES -- Following today's historic decision by "The New York Times" to include same-sex union announcements in its Weddings/Celebrations section, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today launched its Announcing Equality Project, a year-long campaign designed to double the number of local and regional newspapers that list same-sex commitment ceremonies, unions and weddings.
No same-sex union can realize the unique and full potential which the marital relationship expresses.
There are those who argue that because General Synod did not pass a motion claiming its authority on the matter, it may be left to a local church (diocese, parish, or parish priest) to make decisions about moving forward with same-sex union blessings.
The bishops also supported allowing a former partner in a registered same-sex union to apply for access to a child if he or she is either the child's parent or guardian.
it was the first image of a frontier same-sex union that Walberg had encountered in his 35 years as a vintage photography dealer.
Stand on same-sex unions: "It is not proper for a minister to perform a same-sex union ceremony that the minister determines to be the same as a marriage ceremony.
16 The Reverend Stephen Van Kuiken, a Presbyterian minister from Cincinnati who presided over same-sex union ceremonies despite his denomination's order to stop, is ousted from the clergy.
Though the couple and Broderick y Guerra acknowledge that the whole congregation may not support the same-sex union, they say most congregants have been encouraging.