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Same Sex Marriage

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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

Michael Sam. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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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Daily Talker: Milton Man Says Job Offer Rescinded Because Of Same-Sex Spouse

A man from Milton is filing a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic school, after it found out he was married to a man.

Matthew Barrett says Fontbonne Academy hired him as a food services director at the all-girls school, but rescinded the offer when he put his husband’s name down as an emergency contact.

01/31/2014

Same-sex marriage supporters talk with same-sex marriage opponents in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

AG: Mass. Will Recognize Utah Same-Sex Marriages

Massachusetts will recognize same-sex marriages that were performed in Utah before they were put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court.

01/16/2014

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Daily Talker: Minister Faces Church Trial Over Gay Marriage Ceremony

A United Methodist minister is facing a church trial for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. Rev. Frank Schaefer of Lebanon, Pennsylvania could be suspended, reprimanded, or lose his career because he performed the […]

11/11/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters talk with same-sex marriage opponents in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Begins In RI

Same-sex marriages began in Rhode Island on Thursday, as local officials for the first time issued marriage licenses to gay couples who wish to wed in the state.

08/01/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Same Sex Marriage Benefits Confusion

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at what’s next for married gay couples who are now eligible for a range of tax, health and retirement benefits already available to heterosexual couples.

06/27/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

The court ruled DOMA is unconstitutional, in a 5-4 decision.

06/26/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters talk with same-sex marriage opponents in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – Claire Laporte And Andrew Beckwith Discuss Same Sex Marriage

The Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2013

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