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Conservative Judaism working to make same-sex wedding ceremonies equal

According to the Israeli newspaper HaAretz, Conservative Judaism is working to come up with a same-sex marriage ceremony. Note: Yes, same-sex marriage is performed in most branches of Judaism. Israel recognizes same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. Same-sex weddings are not performed … Continue reading

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Churches debate whether to marry gays

As more states legalize same-sex marriage, religious groups grapple with whether to allow ceremonies RACHEL ZOLL | AP Religion Writer NEW YORK — After same-sex marriage becomes legal here on July 24, gay priests with partners in the Episcopal Diocese … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Navy reverses guidance that would allow same-sex weddings in base chapels

Gay former Councilman Ed Oakley is backing Scott Griggs in the District 3 race. Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. The Navy has apparently caved to pressure from the far right and reversed guidance that would allow its … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Hunter takes aim at DADT repeal; A&M’s GLBT resource center under fire again

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif. Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., plans to introduce an amendment this week aimed at derailing the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Hunter’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Same-sex weddings to be allowed in Navy chapels after DADT repeal

Admiral Mark L. Tidd Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. Local gay vet Dave-Guy Gainer, a board member for Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, alerts us to this piece of breaking news: Same-sex couples will be allowed to marry … Continue reading

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Gavin Newsom’s win keeps political future afloat

JUDY LIN | Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — He’s best-known for opening San Francisco’s City Hall to same-sex weddings and was once thought to be too liberal even for the bulk of California. But Gavin Newsom’s decisive Nov. 2 win … Continue reading

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Church court upholds 3 of 4 charges against Spahr — but not because they wanted to

The Rev. Jane Spahr The Permanent Judiciary Committee of the Presbytery of the Redwoods of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has released its verdict in the church trial of lesbian minister the Rev. Jane Spahr who had been charged with performing … Continue reading

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