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Same-sex marriages to start in New Jersey on Monday

Wedding bells will start ringing for same-sex couples in New Jersey after the state Supreme Court rejected the governor's attempt to block the unions. Superior Court judge Mary C. Jacobson ruled that the state will start granting same-sex wedding licenses starting on Monday.

Same-sex spouses of US veterans to receive benefits

Continued enforcement of the federal statute that excluded same-sex couples from military benefits "would likely have a tangible adverse effect on the families of veterans and, in some circumstances, active-duty service members and reservists, with respect to survival, health-care, home loan and other benefits," says Attorney General Eric Holder.

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg will conduct same-sex wedding

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first person in her position to oversee a same-sex marriage on Saturday, as she officiates in the wedding of a long-term friend.

'Prison Break' star Wentworth Miller comes out, condemns Russia's anti-gay laws

"The situation is in no way acceptable, and I cannot in good conscience participate in a celebratory occasion hosted by a country where people like myself are being systematically denied their basic right to live and love openly."

Russia sends mixed signals over Olympics anti-gay law

“Our task is to be as correct and tolerant as possible,” a government official said. “Therefore the decision was made not to raise this issue during the Olympics.”

Will Russia's anti-gay laws affect the 2014 Sochi Olympics?

Although the International Olympic Committee has promised that athletes and tourists at Russia's 2014 Sochi Games will not be subject to the country's recently passed anti-gay legislation, a Russian lawmaker is saying otherwise.

Mexican state of Colima allows same-sex civil unions

Same-sex union legislation falls under state regulation in Mexico and many states have different rules.

India: Lesbians kidnapped my daughter, father claims

NEW DELHI, India — A southern Indian court on Monday issued a notice to local police after the father of a 22-year-old woman alleged she had been abducted by lesbians, in a case that draws attention once again to India's struggle for gay rights.

Bert and Ernie to cuddle on next week's cover of The New Yorker

Artist Jack Hunter, who originally submitted his image, unsolicited, to a Tumblr, titled his work "Moment of Joy."

#ProudToLove, international edition

5 videos from around the world celebrating gay rights.
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