Arizona Latino Leaders Announce Support for Same-Sex Marriage

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Latino leaders Carlos Galindo-Elvira, Edmundo Hidalgo, Steve Gallardo, Eva Montelongo, Dolores Huerta, Danny Ortega, Mark Mazon, and Alessandra Soler at the announcement yesterday.
Latino leaders from across the state kicked off National Hispanic Heritage Month by announcing their support for marriage equality.

The central Phoenix gathering was organized by Why Marriage Matters Arizona, a coalition founded a year ago by the ACLU of Arizona, Equality Arizona, Freedom to Marry, and the Human Rights Campaign. The event coincided with the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15.

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Arizona Couples Competing in ACLU's "My Big Gay Illegal Wedding" Contest

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Fifteen Arizona couples are competing in a contest hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union, in which couples can win money for a wedding in a state that recognizes gay marriage.

The couples have to be from a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriages to participate in the "My Big Gay Illegal Wedding" contest, and about 200 couples from across the country have entered.

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Gay Marriage Group Stops Effort to Get "Equal Marriage" on Arizona Ballots in 2014

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The group that tried to gather signatures to get gay marriage on Arizona ballots in 2014 has called it quits.

In recent weeks, it surfaced that major funding sources for Equal Marriage Arizona had pulled out. Now, it's ending the campaign.

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