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First Same-Sex Couples to Marry in El Paso

Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief June 27, 2015

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on June 26, Yairo Herrera and Luke Oleander became the first same-sex couple to be married in El Paso at the County Courthouse. Less than 20 minutes later, a few floors up, the second couple, Aixa Adame and Lacey Darcy,...

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Jacobo De La Rosa, Layout editor June 26, 2015

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El Pasoans rally after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states.

Supreme Courts rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor June 26, 2015

  In a landmark ruling, The Supreme Court decided in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states on Friday. This ends the possibility of states banning same-sex marriage and must now recognize same-sex unions as legal. The LGBTQ community...

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Texas approved its first same-sex marriage in February, but it was voided soon after.

Texas same-sex couples continue to face challenges for marriage equality

Alonso Moreno, Staff Reporter March 17, 2015

After many in Texas celebrated the first same-sex marriage last month, couples must continue to wait as the Texas Supreme Court issued an emergency order blocking same-sex couples from obtaining any further marriage licenses. Last February, Sarah Goodfriend...

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Fred Sainz, left, of the Human Rights Campaign, and Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the same-sex marriage case before the Supreme Court, and volunteers deliver what they call the People’s Brief, in advance of the April 28 argument in the case.

Supreme Court same-sex marriage brief delivers 207,000 names

Jose Soto, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire Reporter March 6, 2015

WASHINGTON – The fight for same-sex marriage equality made a signature move – 207,551 signatures to be exact. The signatures were presented Friday to the Supreme Court in what the sponsors said was the largest amicus brief filing in history. An...

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El Chisme Season 2, Episode 3

The Prospector Staff February 19, 2015

Welcome to the second season of El Chisme, where we discuss everything and anything. In this episode we talk about virginity, Alabama having to allow gay marriage through a federal court decision and the Nationwide Superbowl commercial.

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Hope for Texas marriage equality

Hope for Texas marriage equality

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 26, 2014

5:13-cv-00982 #73.  This amalgamated alphabet soup may seem like just a blind mix, but for LGBTQIA advocates in Texas, this represents the newest hope to see gay marriage in the Lone Star state. Today, a federal court ruled that the state’s constitutional...

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