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Actor Jim Nabors Comes Out Of The Closet; Marries Long Time Partner In Seattle

Actor Jim Nabors says marrying his longtime male partner doesn’t change anything about their relationship — he just wanted it to be formally acknowledged. Admitting his sexuality publicly for the first time, the 82-year old said he chose Washington for his wedding because he didn’t want to travel too far from his Hawaii home.

01/30/2013

local backers hope to have a crosswalk similar to this one in Tel Aviv (Photo credit JACK GUEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

New Push To Put ‘Rainbow Crosswalks’ On Capitol Hill

Social Outreach Seattle says it is moving forward with a plan to bring rainbow crosswalks to Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

CBS Seattle–12/21/2012

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Local Same-Sex Couples in Start Taking Wedding Vows

Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, December 9, the first day they could marry after the state’s gay marriage law took effect.

12/09/2012

Brendon K. Taga, left, and Jesse Pageat were the second couple to receive marriage licenses at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 a.m. to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize gay marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Local Gay Couples Get Marriage Licenses

Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.

CBS Seattle–12/06/2012

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Gregoire Signs Gay Marriage Into Law

Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2012

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Counties Set to Provide Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Ten same-sex couples were selected in a lottery on Monday to receive some of the first licenses issued under the new Washington state law allowing gay marriage.

12/03/2012

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Seattle’s Paramount Theatre Hosts ‘Wedding Reception For All’ Celebrating R-74

To celebrate Seattle’s first same sex marriages, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre is hosting a FREE reception on Sunday, December 9 with entertainment, fun and wedding cake!

11/20/2012

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King County Office Opening Early For Gay Marriage Licenses

King County Executive Dow Constantine will open the county Recorder’s Office in Seattle early — just after midnight — on Dec. 6 to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

CBS Seattle–11/15/2012

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R-74 Supporters Declare Victory

Supporters of gay marriage in Washington state are declaring victory, saying there’s no way opponents can prevail as votes continue to trickle in on Referendum 74.

CBS Seattle–11/07/2012

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Costliest Election In Wash. History Goes To Voters

Washington state’s most expensive election year in history neared its grand finale Tuesday, with voters deciding who to choose in one of the country’s most competitive governor’s races and whether to legalize marijuana and gay marriage — two initiatives that have been backed by big money and names.

11/06/2012

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