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Updated marriage map!

With yesterday’s windfall of marriage equality, we now have nearly 30 states in the union where same-sex couples can get hitched without a hitch! Here is the beautiful updated same-sex marriage map from Wikipedia.

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Book Review – “The Children Are Free”

The Children Are Free: Re-examining the Biblical Evidence on Same-sex Relationships
by Miner & Connoley

This book argues convincingly that the Bible does not condemn committed same-sex partnerships.
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Queer News
Plane crash claims 100 top AIDS researchers heading to Melbourne’
World AIDS Conference speakers take aim at countries with anti-gay laws

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Marriage Pie Chart!

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I don’t know about you, I love charts and maps. A little while back I posted a marriage map showing the different stages of legality of same-sex marriage in each individual state.  That was only back in May, and it’s already out-of-date! Woo hoo! Today  we have a pie chart from the Chicago Sun-Times detailing how much of the population lives in a place where they can be married!

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Federal Judge in Indiana rules same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional!

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Photo via Michelle Pemberton / The Star

And the weddings have started in Indiana! 

Earlier this morning U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled the ban on same-sex marriage in Indiana is unconstitutional, and he did not issue a stay on his ruling allowing for same-sex couples to be married instantly. The state’s Assistant General said who was defending the ban said he will seek a stay on the ruling pending appeal.

Marion County Clerk Beth White said she is prepared to begin issuing marriage licenses, and in fact did so for the first couple to be married, Craig Bowen and Jake Miller!

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