Same Sex Marriage

Reverend Frank Schaefer (WBZ-TV)

Pastor Reinstated After Presiding Over Same-Sex Marriage In Hull

A United Methodist Church pastor has been reinstated after he was defrocked over performing his son’s same-sex marriage.

06/24/2014

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Mass. Marks 10th Anniversary Of Same-Sex Marriage

The lead lawyer in the landmark court case behind the first same-sex marriages in Massachusetts and the nation is speaking out as the state marks the 10th anniversary of the case.

05/17/2014

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

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

Fontbonne Academy (WBZ-TV Photo)

Daily Talker: Milton Man Says Job Offer Rescinded Because Of Same-Sex Spouse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Matthew Barrett says Fontbonne Academy hired him as a food services director at the all-girls school, but rescinded the offer when he put his husband’s name down as an emergency contact.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

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