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Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized In ALL Federal Legal Matters! Even In States That Ban It!

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This is HUGE!

The U.S. Justice Department will issue a memo today that will usher in the latest milestone for gay rights!

Same-sex marriages will now be recognized in ALL federal legal matters from coast to coast! That means even in states that have bans on gay marriage, couples who live there will still be permitted to do such things as file for bankruptcy, visit each other in prison or be entitled to survivor benefits.

K, well all of those things are kind of downers, but this is still a MAJOR step towards making marriage equality law in all 50 states!

Attorney General Eric Holder announced the new recognition at Saturday’s Human Rights Campaign's gala in New York City. He compared his fight for gay rights to the 1960s civil rights movement and then-Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s quest for equality.

Holder said:

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Gay Marriage Is Gonna Happen In The Garden State! New Jersey Judge Rules In Favor!

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It looks like New Jersey is about to become the 14th United State to legalize same-sex marriage!!!


Today, Judge Mary Jacobson of the Mercer County Superior Court ruled that gay couples can marry in the Garden State starting October 21!

Judge Jacobson concluded that the rights given to gay couples under the state's civil unions law are not equal to the federal benefits now granted to married gay couples, following the Supreme Court ruling from this summer!

According to Jacobson:

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Russian Church Leaders Say Gays And Same-Sex Marriage Will Cause The Apocalypse!

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Everyone! Run for your lives! It's the Apocalypse! And it's all the gays' fault!

As CAH-RAZY as that might sound, Russian church leader Patriarch Kirill believes every word of it.

According to him, the more rights gay individuals get, the closer we come to the end of the world!

Blughhh. Eye roll…

Patriarch Kirill warned his country of the dangers that come from allowing same-sex marriage, saying:

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Modern Family Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Boyfriend Get Married In NYC!

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Oh happy day!

Another wonderful couple is celebrating their big wedding day!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is surely feeling on top of the world after tying the knot with Justin Mikita in New York City.

The two wed in front of over 200 people that included Padma Lakshmi, Julie Bowen, Ty Burell, Jerry O' Connell, Rebecca Romijn, Zachary Quinto, Isaac Mizrahi and husband, Arnold Germer, Nigel Barker, Cat Deely, Mary Murphy, Tyce Diorio, and Eric Stonestreet.

The wedding ceremony took place at 82 Mercer space in NYC because the men wanted to support one of the states that supports them by legalizing same-sex marriage.

Congrats to the newlyweds!

[Image via C.Smith/WENN.]

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The Simpsons Have Helped Countless Gay Men Come Out Of The Closet, New Study Reports!

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Just like Homer Simpson, we too like our beer cold, our TV loud and our homosexuals FLAMING!

Because there's nothing wrong with being gay! And that's exactly the attitude The Simpsons have been showcasing for a remarkable 24 seasons!

Now, a new study coming out of Germany is finding that the yellow-skinned, blue-collar family has helped many of their gay fans accept who they are!

Nearly 500 gay scenes were cited from the cartoon series as being "pro-gay" And according to researcher Erwin In het Panhuis, those scenes have been crucial in dispelling discrimination against homosexuality. He explained:

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Andrew Garfield Supports Marriage Equality!!

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Emma Stone’s sensational sweetheart, Andrew Garfield, recently made his feelings clear on the status of marriage equality.

And he’s all for it!!

In 2006, the man we now know and love as Spider-Man played a role in the production of Beautiful Thing, a gay-themed play. This play is being revived in West London, and The Times of London got a chance to talk to our favorite spidey hero about both the play and same-sex marriage.

He summarized his thoughts on marriage equality in a way only a superhero could, saying:

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New Zealand Passes Historic Marriage Equality Bill! Same-Sex Marriage Legalized!

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Dear New Zealand, YOU ROCK!!!

The land of the kiwis just became one of our new favorite places on the planet as it is set to become the latest country to legalize same-sex marriage!

Hundreds of supporters gathered in screening rooms to watch and celebrate as the historic Marriage Equality Bill was passed with 77 votes to 44!

Labour MP Louisa Wall (pictured above) was one of THE key figure behind the bill and had a short but sweet message after the HUGE victory:

“In our society the meaning of marriage is universal - it's a declaration of love and commitment to a special person.”

Preach sista!

As always, there were still people who opposed the legalization of same-sex marriage, but Customs Minister Maurice Williamson told the haters to chill out, saying:

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