Same-sex weddings can begin pending appeal, N.J. Supreme Court rules | NJ.com

Same-sex marriages can begin Monday in New Jersey on a provisional basis, the state Supreme Court ruled today.

The court will not make a final ruling on same-sex marriage rights until next year. But in the meantime, it upheld an order by a trial judge allowing civil marriages for gay couples to start Monday.

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/10/nj_supreme_court_gay_marriage_christie.html

Oregon Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages From Other States, Effective Immediately | ThinkProgress

The state of Oregon will now recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states (and countries) where couples have legally married.

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2013/10/17/2799621/oregon-recognize-sex-marriages-states-effective-immediately/

SCOTUS Judge to officiate same-sex wedding | Washington Post

Justice Ginsburg, one of the nine Chief Justices of the US Supreme Court, is to officiate a same-sex wedding in Washington DC.

You go, Glen Coco!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ginsburg-to-officiate-same-sex-wedding/2013/08/30/4bc09d86-0ff4-11e3-8cdd-bcdc09410972_story.html

Hope for a better future

On this day when India awoke to freedom 66 years ago, this article is apt. Let’s hope that the author’s words come true soon.

Forbes India Magazine – Freedom to Love: India Will Also Warm Up To Homosexuality

http://forbesindia.com/article/recliner/freedom-to-love-india-will-also-warm-up-to-homosexuality/35877/1