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Rhode Island Becomes 10th State to Pass Marriage Equality

NATIONAL | By Joe Siegel | May 2
With Governor Lincoln Chafee’s signature, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the nation to pass marriage equality legislation, allowing same-sex couples to wed.

Passage of Marriage Bill in Rhode Island Hinges on Religious Exemptions

POLITICS | By Michelle Smith | Jan 26
A day after the House overwhelmingly passed a gay marriage bill the head of the State Senate said its fate hinges on how broad the provisions exemptoing religious denominations from performing same-sex weddings are.

News Analysis: Evaluating the Next Marriage Equality States

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Nov 15
In the wake of the stunning Nov. 6 victory, marriage equality advocates are setting their sites on Illinois, Rhode Island, Delaware and New Jersey.

A Thoughtful Guide to Same-Sex Marriage

HOME | By David Morris | Sep 7
After 20 years of debate one might reasonably ask why another report on same-sex marriage would be necessary. Our reply is that although the debate has been long it has often generated more heat than light.

Providence Shines with a Rainbow of GLBT Activities for Gay Pride Month

May 19
A dynamic city known for its eclectic art, music and culinary offerings, Providence was founded on the visionary principles of tolerance, liberty and free will. This foundation can be seen in the city’s vibrant celebration of Gay Pride Month.

Newport House Tour Set for Six Magnificent Houses of "America’s Prettiest Town"

HOME | Apr 15
Gray Craig, a magnificent stone residence and gatehouse, complete with helicopter pad, will be one of the highlights of the 2012 "Neighborhoods of Newport" House Tour.

Restaurants Across Rhode Island Help Fight AIDS

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 15
Restaurants across the state will be participating in the annual "Dining Out for Life" benefitting AIDS Project RI on Thursday, April 26. "We’re asking our friends to support these restaurants on Thursday, April 26, and throughout the year."

Will R.I. Lawmakers Finally Pass a Marriage Equality Bill?

FAMILY | By Joe Siegel | Feb 20
State Rep. Art Handy (D-Cranston) and state Sen. Rhoda Perry (D-Providence) last week introduced a marriage equality bill in the state Legislature. Will recent marriage equality victories in other states spur passage of the measure in Rhode Island?

Marriage Equality Debate Continues in New England in 2011

FAMILY | By Joe Siegel | Dec 29
Rhode Island’s civil unions law took effect in July, while Maine activists collected enough signatures to prompt a 2012 marriage equality referendum. New Hampshire voters are poised to vote on a marriage equality repeal bill in January.

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

FAMILY | By Joe Siegel | Dec 20
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.

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