Topics :: Delaware

Delaware Sees First Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

By Randall Chase | Monday Jul 1, 2013
A state senator and her partner have become the first same-sex couple to be legally wed in Delaware.

Delaware Senate Approves Gender Identity Bill

Thursday Jun 6, 2013
The state Senate has approved a bill to protect transgender people in Delaware by outlawing discrimination based on gender identity.

How Delaware’s Marriage Equality Vote Inspired Senator Karen Peterson to Publicly Come Out

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 3, 2013
Delaware State Senator Karen Peterson surprised many when she came out as gay, in the midst of the gay marriage debate.

Same-Sex Couples Welcome Del. Gay Marriage Law

By Randall Chase | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Same-sex couples across Delaware are looking forward to July 1, when the state officially becomes the 11th state in the nation to recognize gay marriage.

Delaware Becomes 11th State With Gay Marriage

By Randall Chase | Tuesday May 7, 2013
Delaware became the 11th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriage when Democratic Gov. Jack Markell signed a gay marriage bill into law just minutes after its passage by the state Senate on Tuesday.

Del. Same-Sex Marriage Bills Faces Another Hurdle

Wednesday May 1, 2013
A state Senate committee is taking up a bill authorizing same-sex marriage in Delaware.

Del., NJ, Ill. Next Gay Marriage Battlegrounds

Friday Apr 26, 2013
Rhode Island is set to become the 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly this week. Take a look at states where ga marriage support is shifting.

Delaware House Approves Gay Marriage Bill

Wednesday Apr 24, 2013
The state House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in Delaware, barely a year after the state began recognizing same-sex civil unions.

Lawmakers File Bill Legalizing Gay Marriage in Delaware

Thursday Apr 11, 2013
State lawmakers are poised to introduce legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in Delaware.

News Analysis: Evaluating the Next Marriage Equality States

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
In the wake of the stunning Nov. 6 victory, marriage equality advocates are setting their sites on Illinois, Rhode Island, Delaware and New Jersey.