Gay Marriage 2013


Mixed Blessing of Supreme Court's Decisions on Gay Marriage and Voting Rights

By Jay Michaelson

What does it feel like to be gay and Jewish, after the Supreme Court backed same-sex marriage but struck down voting rights? It depends on what that means, Jay Michaelson writes.Read More


Jewish Lesbian Widow Edith Windsor Revels in Win on Gay Marriage

By Reuters

Edith Windsor dedicated her win in the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act to her late partner, Thea Spyer. ‘What a way to celebrate the life of my beloved.’Read More


Jewish Groups Back Supremes on Gay Marriage

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish groups continued to react to the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage, with most mainstream groups lining up to back the twin decisions pushing the legal envelop on same-sex nuptials.Read More


Liberal Jewish Groups Win in Gay Marriage Ruling

By JTA

The Supreme Court upheld the federal rights of same sex couples in states that allow same sex marriages.Read More


Supreme Court Backs Gay Marriage in Twin 5-4 Votes

By Reuters

The Supreme Court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and paving the way for same-sex marriage in California.Read More





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