Topics :: Lincoln Chafee

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MERI: Same-Sex Couples Will Legally Marry in R.I. Within Two Years

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Dec 20, 2011
Ray Sullivan, campaign director of Marriage Equality Rhode Island, told EDGE that he expects nuptials for gays and lesbians will become a reality in the Ocean State within two years.

R.I. Civil Unions Law Elicits Lukewarm Response from Same-Sex Couples

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Jul 12, 2011
LGBT Rhode Islanders have given their state’s recently signed civil unions law a lukewarm reception.

2011: A Tumultuous Year (So Far) for R.I. LGBT Activists

By Joe Siegel | Sunday Jul 3, 2011
2011 can arguably be described as the best of times and the worst of times for Rhode Island’s LGBT activist community.

35th Annual R.I. Pride Draws Thousands to Providence

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Jun 21, 2011
Thousands turned out for the 35th annual Rhode Island Pride in Providence on Saturday, June 18.

Chafee to Grand Marshal Rhode Island Pride Parade

By Joe Siegel | Monday Jun 13, 2011
Governor Lincoln Chafee and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras are both grand marshals of the Rhode Island Pride’s annual Illuminated Nighttime Pride Parade in Providence on Saturday, June 18.

Should R.I. lawmakers place marriage equality on the ballot?

By Joe Siegel | Thursday Feb 3, 2011
State Rep. Jon Brien (D-Woonsocket) plans to introduce a bill that would place a constitutional amendment on the 2012 ballot that would allow Rhode Island to only recognize marriages between a man and a woman.

Cicilline, Chafee win in R.I.

By Joe Siegel | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Providence Mayor David Cicilline will become the fourth openly gay person on Capitol Hill after he defeated state Rep. John Loughlin in his bid to succeed Congressman Patrick Kennedy.

Chafee: Let’s get marriage equality passed

By Peter Cassels | Monday Oct 18, 2010
Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Lincoln Chafee told a group of LGBT supporters in Pawtucket on Saturday, Oct. 16, he would work with state lawmakers to make marriage equality a reality.

Chafee’s RI gubernatorial bid could gain LGBT support

By Joe Siegel | Monday Jan 18, 2010
The former U.S. Senator, who has endorsed marriage for same-sex couples, announced his gubernatorial candidacy on Jan. 4.
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