Gay Marriage

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

Healey Optimistic Supreme Court Will Approve Gay Marriage

Healey was in the courtroom Tuesday when the nation’s highest court heard arguments in four states’ same-sex marriage cases.

04/28/2015

Craig James in the Patriots' 1985 AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Los Angeles  Raiders on January 5, 1986. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Former Running Back Claims ‘Satan’ Played Role In Patriots Support Of Gay Marriage

Former Patriot running back Craig James said in a broadcast interview he believes the devil inspired the Patriots.

03/11/2015

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New England Patriots Join Supreme Court Briefs Supporting Gay Marriage

The New England Patriots have joined thousands of business and organizations filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage.

03/06/2015

Maura Healey. (WBZ-TV)

Maura Healey Wants Same-Sex Marriage Testimonials For Supreme Court Brief

The attorney general is collecting testimonials from same-sex married couples that she may include in a friend of the court brief to be sent to the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/19/2015

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NH Court Custody Ruling Could Affect Unwed Parents

The New Hampshire Supreme Court says the ex-partner of a 12-year-old’s girl’s mother has made her case to be considered a parent under the law.

07/02/2014

The Oakhurst Retreat and Conference Center in Northbridge.

Mass. AG Backing Gay Couple In Dispute With Church

Attorney General Martha Coakley is arguing that Massachusetts’ anti-discrimination law should apply in the case of a married gay couple who sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester for allegedly refusing to sell them a Northbridge mansion because church officials were concerned they would host gay weddings.

03/13/2014

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South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade Invites Gay Rights Group To March With Restrictions

A MassEquality official said Saturday a group of gay military veterans can march under its banner as part of a deal brokered by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. But marchers from the gay-rights group would not be allowed to wear clothing or hold signs that refer to sexual orientation.

03/01/2014

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Keller @ Large: How You Know A Social Breakthrough Has Taken Hold

Social change tends to come slowly, even in a supposedly ultra-liberal place like Massachusetts.

02/11/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Justice Department Expands Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage

Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling over same-sex marriage rights to the Justice Department.

02/08/2014

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Pa. Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay Wedding In Mass.

United Methodist church officials defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday who officiated his son’s gay wedding in Massachusetts, a move seen as contradictory to the denomination’s beliefs.

12/19/2013

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