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Same-sex marriages to resume in California after Prop 8 ruling

The US supreme court's decision on California's Proposition 8 clears the way for same-sex marriages to resume in the most populous state in the …

What's Next After Historic Gay Marriage Decisions

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Social media’s wildest 24 hours

From the Supreme Court to Austin and back again: The arc of online sound and fury bends toward justice<p>For 24 hours, the world of social media rocked like a roller coaster off its tracks. The outbursts of rage over the Supreme Court's decision to annul a key section of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday …

Activists Say Gay Marriage Will Be Legal Across America in 5 Years

Today's Supreme Court rulings only legalize unions in California, but campaigners say they set the stage for fast changes nationwide.<p><i>This post has been updated with additional information.</i><p>Gay-marriage advocates were celebrating Wednesday's Supreme Court decisions not just because of what they mean …

These Major Brands Actively Support Gay Marriage

While Kenneth Cole was live tweeting the rulings, Orbitz celebrated with a marriage equality-themed flash sale. Goldman Sachs even tweeted a message that gay marriage would actually help build a stronger economy complete with a picture of a rainbow flag next to an American flag.<p>Even though brands …

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DEAR GAY COUPLES: Here Are The 22 Big Ways Your Life Is About To Change

If you're married to someone of the same sex and you live in one of the 13 states where gay marriage is or will soon be legal, the federal government will start treating you as married.<p>It's not immediately clear how the ruling will affect same-sex couples married by one state but living in another …

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Brazilian protesters clash with police outside stadium

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/989000/989998_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522313129_9099cf44dba999d0224f350781e15be2<p><b>Brazilian police have used tear gas to stop protesters from approaching a football stadium during a Brazil-Uruguay Confederations Cup match.</b><p>About 50,000 …

Court Overturns DOMA, Sidesteps Broad Gay Marriage Ruling

The Supreme Court issued rulings on two highly-anticipated cases on gay marriage today. By 5-4, it ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, is unconstitutional.<p>In a separate ruling, it declined to take on the broader issue of gay …