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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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Most Americans may oppose gay marriage, but support for an amendment hovers at a politically risky 50 percent.
Many also see civil unions as a way station en route to gay marriage.
California's Supreme Court ordered an immediate halt to same-sex weddings in San Francisco, as Massachusetts politicians gave preliminary approval to an amendment to ban gay marriages in the only state where they have been ruled legal.
And on the question of whether gay marriages should be afforded the same rights as traditional marriages, young people--often the progenitors of social trends--are more inclined to say yes than are their elders.
Yes on Gay Marriage is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, education, funding and resources necessary to work for the legalization of gay marriage in all fifty states and the recognition of gay marriage by the federal government.
WE now have Nick Clegg insisting the Coalition is strong and that it must stick to the current austerity programme, but of all the problems caused by this Government that need to be discussed, they spend two days debating gay marriage.
The argument for gay marriage is almost always made in the name of history--not the history we have lived but the history we are yet to live.
Chris Gregoire signed a bill in February, passed by legislators, making gay marriage legal, but a voter initiative put the issue before the voters.
Obama has become the first occupant of the White House to publicly back gay marriage.
Silver questioned the conventional wisdom that court decisions overturning gay marriage bans ultimately hurt the cause by triggering a popular backlash.
If we take the [New York] state senate, we'll have gay marriage," says Byrne.
Once gay marriage is legalized, Canada will be able to "consider whether the legal privileges and burdens now assigned to marriage and other conjugal relationships can be justified.