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Republicans Could Tip the Scales for Marriage

Here in LGBT Land, we’ve grown so accustomed to Republicans trying to throw us under various buses that it’s a complete shock whenever one of them actually has something nice to say about us. But times are changing: in ever growing numbers, Republicans seem to be discovering the value in keeping the government out of our bedrooms.

Maybe it’s because Republicans are really small-government enthusiasts at heart. Or maybe it’s because they’re all secretly gay. Whatever the reason, we welcome their company. Especially in New York, where there’s only about one month left for the legislature to vote on marriage bills that will only pass with Republican support. Here’s the latest from Marriage News Watch about New York, immigration, Minnesota’s double-ban on marriage, and a whole host of other marriagey tidbits.