Pennsylvania Governor Will Not Appeal Marriage Equality DecisionPlaintiffs Dawn Plummer & Dianna Polson

HARRISBURG, Pa. May 21, 2014 –

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that he will not appeal yesterday’s federal court decision striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

His announcement makes the commonwealth the 19th state to grant same-sex couples the freedom to marry.

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Moms Mabley & Hot Guys With Guns on DVD

by Chris Narloch

DVD fans have a lot to be thankful for this month, as some especially entertaining titles “came out” in May. They include a documentary about one of the greatest black female comics who ever lived and a truly funny queer comedy appropriately titled Hot Guys With Guns.

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So Much Happened Before Dorothy Dropped In - Wicked, Durang, Toni Morrison & A Madwoman

by Chris Narloch

There’s no shortage of variety on Sacramento stages this month, including a wacky comedy by Christopher Durang, a famous French satire, an adaptation of a beloved book by Toni Morrison, and the blockbuster musical Wicked.

 

 

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Utah Judge Orders Recognition of Valid Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

Utah Judge Orders Recognition of Valid Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

SALT LAKE CITY,May 19, 2014

A federal judge ordered the state today to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who were legally married in Utah after a federal court struck down a state ban, but before the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted additional marriages from taking place.

Over 1,000 same-sex couples married in Utah during that time period.  The couples are represented by American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Utah, and Strindberg & Scholnick, LLC, who sought the preliminary injunction for the marriages to be recognized while their lawsuit continues.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Oregon Ban On Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

PORTALND, Ore, May 19, 2014


U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane ruled today that Oregon’s exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage is unconstitutional — paving the way for couples to begin marrying immediately.

“I am so thrilled to have the freedom to marry the love of my life. Marriage strengthens families like mine, and for me, it’s as simple as treating others as one would hope to be treated,” said Paul Rummell, one of the plaintiffs in the case. “No one should be told it is illegal to marry the person they love.”

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