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A quick look at the states that are most likely next in line for Marriage Equality. 

A landmark day! A joy to tweet/His evolution is complete/Go forth & wed, all “I do’s” equal/Don’t-ask-don’t-tell gets gutsy sequel
Elinor Lipman on President Obama’s announcement May 9th in support of gay marriage


A group of gay-rights activists is petitioning PBS to have popular Sesame Street roommates Bert and Ernie get married! They say the marriage would teach young viewers tolerance and acceptance.