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PA Marriage Equality Update: Two Different Counties, Two Different Stories

Despite Tuesday’s landmark decision to overturn Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage, Montgomery County gay couples essentially can be denied marriage licenses based on one simple […]

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Why Marriage Equality Is Good For Women (of All Sexual Orientations)

  Hope. After President Obama’s ubiquitous 2008 campaign, the word has felt a little cheesy, a little too much like the brainchild of a marketing pro. […]

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Governor Corbett Will Not Appeal PA Marriage Equality Ruling

Gay wedding bells will continue ringing in Pennsylvania, folks: Governor Tom Corbett has decided not to appeal Judge John Jones III’s decision to strike down […]

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PHOTOS: Gay Philly Celebrates Marriage Equality

It was a historic day in Philadelphia yesterday, after Judge John Jones III (I’ll never get tired of typing that name) ruled that Pennsylvania’s ban […]

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In Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Straight People Win, Too

Let me tell you about Don and Ken. I can’t remember if those are their real names, precisely. What I can tell you is that […]

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Pa. Gay Couples “Rush” For Marriage Licenses

A roundup of what the national press is saying about Tuesday’s ruling striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage:

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PA Equality Advocates Respond to Today’s Marriage Decision

My inbox became inundated this afternoon, only moments after U.S. District Judge John Jones III made his decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex […]

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City Hall is Staying Open Late So You Can Get Gay Married

News from City Hall, in light of today’s ruling striking down gay marriage: After today's PA DOMA decision, the register of wills is staying open […]

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Gay Marriage Ruling: Twitter Reacts

Taking the temperature of Twitter as news spreads that a federal judge has struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage: Whitewood clients Ed and David […]

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Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Gay Marriage Ban

It’s official, Pennsylvania has finally jumped on the right side of history. U.S. District Judge John Jones III has ruled that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage is […]

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Gay Marriage Ruling Expected Today in Pennsylvania [UPDATED]

[UPDATE 5/20/2014, 11:22 a.m.]: ACLU reports that Judge Jones will make a decision after 2 p.m. today. I’ve contacted the Judge’s office for a quote, […]


Ruling Expected Today in Challenge to Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ban

[UPDATE: 2: 41 p.m.] The ban has been overturned.  [Original] Have now heard from multiple independent, reliable sources that decision in PA marriage equality case […]

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U.S. District Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case in Philly Tomorrow

Tomorrow, at the U.S. Courthouse on Market Street, United States District Judge Mary McLaughlin will hear oral arguments in the case of Palladino v. Corbett. The federal […]

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EQUALITY TODAY: Auditor Says PA is Wasting Its Money on Fight Against Gay Marriage

Another state lawmaker is speaking out against Pennsylvania’s fight against same-sex marriage, this time citing the fact that PA is wasting millions in (our!) tax […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Colleen McDermott

Every hump day, a Philly woman shares her local picks for Woman Crush Wednesday. Today, ally Colleen McDermott, owner and officiant of Marry Me Philadelphia (MMP), […]