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Gay marriage laws to generate spending

A national think tank says new gay marriage laws in Maine, Maryland and Washington will generate at least $166 million in wedding spending in the next three years.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 12:10pm EST


Wedding planners expect business boom after Md. gay marriage victory

Washington area wedding planners and related businesses from caters to bakeries could see a boost in business now that Maryland voters have approved same-sex marriage.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 07:30am EST

Tags: Tracy Bloom Schwartz, Creative parties, Bethesda, Elections

Gay-marriage backers end losing streak, look ahead

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 06:27pm EST


Maryland voters approve same-sex marriage

Maryland joined Maine Tuesday as the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, capping a tough struggle by supporters that has lasted more than a year.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 08:23am EST



Md. ballot question: Gay marriage

This law allows gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, as long as they are not otherwise prohibited from getting married.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:08am EDT

Tags: local elections,

At 0-32, gay-marriage forces seek 1st win at polls

Irene Huskens has the wedding venue picked out: a charming bed-and-breakfast in southern Maryland. But the wedding is no sure thing.

Sunday - 10/14/2012, 08:48am EDT


Hoyer explains change of view on same-sex marriage

Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is speaking out on how his view of same-sex marriage has evolved.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 01:59pm EDT

Tags: Steny Hoyer,

As Md. prepares for Question 6 vote, leaders remember Bayard Rustin

As Maryland prepares to vote on Question 6, some local leaders are throwing their support behind gay marriage and remembering a man who helped start the movement.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 06:15am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, bayard rustin, civil rights,

WTOP Beltway Poll: Md. supports gay marriage, divided on gambling

While most Maryland residents support gay marriage, they are sharply divided over casino expansion according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 04:42am EDT

Tags: gambling, election, wtop beltway poll, same-sex marriage, voting,

Ravens Birk voices opposition to same-sex marriage

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has voiced his opposition to same-sex marriage, a view that opposes that of teammate Brandon Ayanbadejo.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 03:54am EDT

Tags: ravens, Matt Birk

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