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05.08.14 Andy Cush

At first, the story of Chris Sevier seems innocent enough. Man gets addicted to porn, tries to marry his computer, fails, lives in unwed bliss instead. Romantic! Even if the lawfully wedded part didn’t work out. Then you get to the part where Sevier calls himself “patriot with standing,” and things start to feel icky. […]

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07.15.13 Andy Cush

The Oxford American Dictionary defines marriage as “the formal union of a man and woman by which they become husband and wife,” which, in 2013, is starting to look more than a little dated. To combat that, a group of anonymous artists printed stickers with an amended definition– “the formal union of two people by […]

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06.28.13 Aymann Ismail

After the Supreme Court struck down DOMA as unconstitutional, happy same-sex couples from around New York headed off to tie the knot at the City Clerk’s office. Congratulations! Check back every Friday for a new photo essay. See the photos in the gallery above. (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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06.26.13 Nate Cepis

News Vines is our new reoccurring series in which we retell current events in six-seconds or less. In this edition, the Supreme Court strikes down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional in a historic 5-4 ruling. News Vines: The Supreme Court Finds DOMA Unconstitutional https://t.co/bD6TD7V34u — ANIMALNewYork (@ANIMALNewYork) June 26, 2013 […]

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05.08.13 Marina Galperina

Actor/etc James Franco sat down with Zach Galifianakis for Between Two Fernsto answer hard-hitting questions like “How many hours do you look in the mirror per day?” and “Of all the art projects that you’ve done, what has made people roll their eyes the hardest?” and “If you like Ed Norton so much, why don’t you marry […]

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03.28.13 Andy Cush

Harlem’s Chipped Cup coffee house proudly displayed the above sandwich board yesterday, signaling their support for marriage equality in the face of the Supreme Court’s hearings on DOMA this week (just like Willie Nelson did).When they posted a photo of the sign to Facebook, one former patron got all upset, telling the cafe’s owners to […]

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07.30.12 David Lumb

Christine Quinn wants the only Chick-fil-A in the five boroughs to leave. Following Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s vitriolic un-wecloming of the chicken chain (which he’s half-assedly backpedaled from; lame!), the NYC council speaker launched a petition last Saturday declaring the chain “not welcome in the city, as long as the fast food chain’s leaders continue […]

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06.18.12 Andy Cush

This is a sweet one. In commemoration of this week’s release of Astonishing X-Men #51, which features a marriage between Northstar and Kyle, two male characters, Midtown Comics will be hosting two in-store same-sex marriages Wednesday at their Fulton Street location. “We are geeks in love, and what better way to tie the knot than […]

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07.24.11 Bucky Turco

The Marriage Equality Act took effect today and hundreds of same sex couples (and two puppets) wasted no time making their nuptials official all across the city. New York is the sixth state to legalize gay marriage and now that this issue is sorted out, hopefully the same can be done for medical weed. […]

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11.03.10 Lauri Apple

Yesterday’s election results, OMG. Mostly terrible, with the Republicans winning lots of Congressional seats and governor’s races and people (?) like Sarah Palin saying smarmy crap on their Twitters all night long, bragging about refudiation. GOP in the muthafuckin’ House, for real. […]

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