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Saturday, March 13, 2004

Dodging Bullets, Breaking Laws:
Marriage Equality Marches On
by Margaret Porter
 Whether we're for or against marriage as an institution, whether we
lgbts assimilate, ignore or rebel, there's no getting past the fact that equal marriage rights for same-sex couples has become a defining issue for the first decade of the new century. Here's the score: San Francisco has issued thousands of licenses, Massachusetts is a draw, and Ohio is a total loss as



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Plattsburgh's Gay Republican Mayor Dan Stewart Sounds Off on Marriage, Civil Unions, and the Republican Party Our Kind of Mayor
Plattsburgh Mayor Dan Stewart first came to elected office in 1993,
capturing a seat on the City Council. In 2000, he defeated long-term
incumbent Mayor Clyde Rabideau, making Stewart the first openly gay mayor in New York. In a brief between-meetings interview last month with Out in the Mountains writer Cynthia Potts, Mayor Stewart weighed in on current events.



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this is an affront to humanity!!

King: Anti-gay remarks reflect current position
Says old editorials contain harsher tone than he'd use now
03/13/04
KIM CHANDLER
News staff writer
Alabama Attorney General Troy King said he stands behind anti-homosexual remarks he made as a law student in the 1990s but would use less inflammatory language to describe his views today

King, now 35, wrote several editorials as a University of Alabama law student discussing a gay campus club in 1992 and 1993. "The existence of the Gay-Lesbian Alliance on this campus is an affront to the state of Alabama, its citizenry, this university and its students," King wrote in The Crimson White in 1992, according to excerpts published Thursday by the university's student newspaper.

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