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Preview of Gay Hollywood on Oprah’s Next Chapter [VIDEO]

Oprahs Next Chapter Gay Hollywood

On Sunday, October 27th Oprah’s Next Chapter is diving into gay Hollywood featuring discussions with openly gay celebrities comedian Wanda Sykes, Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Scandal star Dan Bucatinsky.

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Gay marriage bans challenged in Nevada, Hawaii

American Sociological Association Hawaii Nevada gay marriage bansThe American Sociological Association (ASA) filed a brief this week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in hopes of helping overturn gay marriage bans in Nevada and Hawaii.

The group believes their study will help influence a judge to strike down  the bans in these two states by proving that research shows having same-sex parents is just as good for children as having opposite sex parents.  The organization says that anti-gay groups told voters that having gay parents could have a negative impact on children when they were initially trying to get the bans passed.  ASA research shows that isn’t the case.

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Trying to answers questions about gay marriage in New Jersey

New Jersey gay marriage question and answers

New Jersey became the 14th state to allow gay marriage this week, as GaySocialites.com’s Susan Hollander reported last week.

Decided by the courts, the sudden arrival of marriage equality in the Garden State left many questions unanswered.  The Associated Press tried to answer some of those quandaries:

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NJ gays beat Christie in court

New Jersey gay marriage

It’s official! New Jersey gays can start tying the knot as early as next week. Despite an appeal filed by Governor Chris Christie, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples can obtain marriage licenses starting on Monday.

According to NBC News:

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Michigan gay marriage must wait for court decision

michigan gay marriage on hold

Michigan couples lined up to get married lined up earlier this week, but a judge’s decision put any chance of gay marriage on hold until at least next year.

According to the Associated Press,

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