Same-sex marriage

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Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Celebrate Supreme Court Decisions

An estimated 400 supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in celebration Wednesday night around the Legacy of Love monument in Oak Lawn.

06/27/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Texas AG: State Benefits For Same-Sex Partners Are Illegal

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued a general opinion on whether local municipalities and school districts can grant benefits to the domestic partners of employees — Abbott said if they do they’re breaking Texas law.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2013

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AG: Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Unconstitutional

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an opinion stating that local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution.

04/29/2013

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DFW Couples Rally To Support Gay Marriage

With signs and speeches, more than a hundred people spilled over onto the street, at the intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs in Dallas, sharing their support of same sex marriage.

CBS 11–03/25/2013

Capitol Hill

Fort Worth Democrat Introduces Same-Sex Marriage Bill

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Texas, 10 years after the Legislature proposed a constitutional amendment banning it.

02/14/2013

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

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Study Says Kids With Gay Parents Fare Worse

A new study that finds that children of a gay parent may be more likely to have social and emotional problems. This sparked controversy on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate.

06/13/2012

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Parents Discuss Talking About Gay Marriage With Their Kids

Mother Galit Birk has some time before 2-year-old Oren hits her with tough questions about sex, marriage and the complicated places that the two sometimes meet. But, with the makeup of families changing, she says she’ll be ready.

05/10/2012

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After Obama’s Support, Gay Marriage Protest Turns Into Celebration

Gay marriage supporters planning for a protest had to quickly change their plans on Wednesday.

05/09/2012

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Dallas Mayor Explains Refusal To Sign Pledge Supporting Gay Marriage

After refusing to sign a pledge in support of a Constitutional law allowing same-sex marriage, Mayor Mike Rawlings met with 25 leaders in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community to explain why.

01/28/2012

Mark Reed and Dante Walkup (right) who used SKYPE during a wedding ceremony in Texas.

Dallas Same-Sex Skype Marriage Nullified By Marriage Bureau

Remember the same sex couple from Dallas who Skyped their wedding ceremony last month to make it legal? Though the dust is barely off the “I do’s,” the Marriage Bureau has weighed in with a “No, you don’t.”

CBS 11–11/29/2010

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