Monthly Archives: February 2010

Maryland Attorney General Announces Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages Performed Out-of-State

As reported in an excellent article by Aaron C. Davis and John Wager for the Washington Post on Thursday, February 5, 2010, Maryland’s Attorney General Douglas Gansler declared in a 50-page opinion that Maryland would recognize same-sex marriages performed in … Continue reading

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Texas Attorney General Intervenes in Massachusetts Couple’s Plea for Same-Sex Divorce

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has intervened in the same-sex divorce case, arguing that because the two women were married in another state, Texas may not legally grant them a divorce since state law defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Continue reading

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An Act of Civil Obedience: Lesbian Marries Complete Male Stranger in Buffalo

Irish-American lesbian Kitty Lambert successfully married a complete stranger after she and her longtime partner were denied a marriage license by Buffalo city clerks. Continue reading

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