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At issue: the text of a civil rights law barring employment discrimination based on sex, and whether that term should be understood to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Altering sex on birth certificate does not require surgery.
Christine Burnham — radiant in a white dress and flowing train — and Jean Burnham — sharply dressed in a matching white tuxedo — exchanged vows and a kiss and were married. No thanks, return to homepage. Announces Support for Gay Marriage in Illinois.
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Florida's hate crime law provides harsher legal penalties for crimes committed based on the victim s ' sexual orientation, but not gender identity. Several of the 10 couples married at the courthouse in Pensacola on Tuesday were flanked by parents, siblings and friends.
However, the state's chief justice argued that state probate judges could continue to deny marriage licenses. Supreme Court takes action in June.
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