Gay News: SCOTUS ruling enliven Pride Events, Ruling helps veteran spouses, Some gay couples to receive benefits under Obamacare, Marriage Ruling brings hope to gay immigrants: First gay couple to receive green card.

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For Gay Immigrants, Marriage Ruling Brings Relief and a Path to a Green Card
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday to strike down the federal law against same-sex marriage brought a stunning improvement in the lives of Steven Infante, an immigrant from Colombia, and his American husband — less than an 

HIV: Gay Again
Huffington Post
On Dec. 19, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report, “Estimated HIV Incidence in the United States, 2007-2010.” To gay readers who’d lived through the AIDS epidemic, the document presented a landscape eerily like 

Some gay couples now due to receive benefits under ‘Obamacare’
Reuters
WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday that same-sex couples are eligible for federal benefits will mean more gays and lesbians can reap the benefits of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul that take 

Gay marriage ruling will help many veteran spouses
Businessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the Supreme Court’s decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can one day be buried together 

Gay Marriage Rulings Enliven Pride Week Celebrations
Wall Street Journal
Glennda Testone, executive director of the the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center, celebrates with staff after the rulings. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. Organizers of New York City Pride Week, celebrating gay, transgender and 

Gay Pa. lawmaker seeks reprimand of member who prevented same-sex
Washington Post
HARRISBURG, Pa. — An openly gay Pennsylvania state lawmaker asked his legislative colleagues Thursday to censure an archconservative colleague who a day earlier had prevented him from making floor remarks about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage 

NJ gay rights backers divided on next step
Philly.com
TRENTON – Gay rights advocates in New Jersey were fired up Thursday following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decisions paving the way for same-sex marriage, but they were split into three camps about what to do next. Although confident that New 

Openly gay Christine Quinn fights Anthony Weiner for homosexual voters
New York Daily News
As she vies to become the city’s first openly gay mayor, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is finding a challenger for the gay vote: Anthony Weiner. Returning to an issue he trumpeted while in Congress, Weiner vowed Thursday that as mayor he’d lobby

Gay Couples Lining Up For Nuptials
Wall Street Journal
There was no breakdown on how many gay people were among the numbers getting wed or applying for licenses. But many interviewed said they were inspired by the high court decision, which removed a host of barriers, from federal tax penalties to 

Gay Married Man in Florida Is Approved for Green Card
New York Times
An American man in Florida and his husband, who is from Bulgaria, have become the first same-sex married couple to be approved for a permanent resident visa, an immigration milestone that comes after the Supreme Court struck down a federal law against 

Gay pride parades draw huge crowds after marriage rulings
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Dancing, cheering and toting placards, gay rights supporters took to the streets in huge numbers at annual gay pride parades across the United States on Sunday, with attendance boosted by recent Supreme Court rulings in 

Protests Squelched, Gay Rights March Brings Many in Turkey Back to the Streets
New York Times
When the first gay rights parade was organized here in 2003, only a few dozen people dared to take part. But on Sunday, at least 20,000 people joined the march, many of them holding rainbow flags and chanting slogans denouncing government policies that 

 


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