Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

State Organization Announces Plans to File Lawsuit Challenging Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Laws

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Equality Florida, a state organization advocate for LGBT rights, has partnered with six same-sex couples to challenge Florida’s same-sex marriage laws.

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In The News: Gas Leak Forces Evacuation, Jim Messina To Lead Crist’s Campaign, Gay Marriage Florida Lawsuit, Rubio Completes Leg of Asia-Pacific Tour

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm

Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation at Leigh Hall – Students evacuated Leigh Hall at the University of Florida Tuesday morning because of a gas leak in one of the chemistry labs. The University of Florida Police Department is working with [...]

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In the News: UF alumni create app, PETA’s SeaWorld stock, high school sports bill, France approves gay marriage

By on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Former UF students get investors for mobile app – Two former UF students created an app that allows users to exchange networking information during conferences. The Tampa Bay chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs agreed to invest $150,000. The Independent Florida [...]

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Same-sex marriage’s effect on children

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm

The recent debate over same-sex marriage affects more than the rights of adults, but the lives of children as well.

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mar. 27, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Stakes high for some as Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cases

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 9:28 am

Shawn Janetzke hopes to get married some day. The 19-year-old UF student identifies himself as gay and hopes the cases the Supreme Court is hearing this week will allow him to get married in the future.

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In the News: Circus coming, Hillary Clinton supports gay marriage, Teens found guilty in Ohio rape, Medical marijuana initiative in Florida

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 11:20 am

Circus coming to town – The Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, which is in its 129th year of touring, is performing in the parking lot of The Oaks Mall Monday and Tuesday at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. The Independent [...]

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In The News: Tom Hanks Halloween tips, meningitis outbreak spreads, New York nanny accused of stabbing two children, President Obama supports same-sex marriage, Hurricane Sandy could hit northern U.S.

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Tom Hanks stops by ‘The Colbert Report,’ offers Halloween tips and ticks off Matt Damon – Tom Hanks did Stephen Colbert a great favor by dropping by “The Colbert Report” on Thursday night to recommend “inexpensive costumes that will make [...]

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Local same-sex marriage activist reacts to passage of same-sex marriage ruling in NY

By on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:54 am

New York became the 6th state and the largest state to allow same-sex couples to marry. WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck spoke to Gainesville Community Alliance’s President Joseph Antonelli about his reaction and what this means for the rest of the nation [...]

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