U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen ruled Virginia's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Thursday, saying the right of equality should apply to all.

The ruling found that law barring "same-sex marriage or prohibits Virginia's recognition of lawful same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions unconstitutional."

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Kirk Cameron, a former child actor who has referred to homosexuality as unnatural and destructive, took to Facebook this week and slammed the Grammy Awards for featuring 33 marriage ceremonies - many of them same-sex couples - on stage Sunday night.

The unusual event took place during a performance of performance of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Same Love," with Queen Latifah officiating the unions.

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In a sign of how far the gay rights movement has come, Pope Francis has been named 2013 Person of the Year by The Advocate, a prominent LGBT magazine.

"While 2013 will be remembered for the work of hundreds in advancing marriage equality," The Advocate wrote, "it will also be remembered for the example of one man."

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Frank Schaefer - a pastor for The United Methodist Church in Lebanon, Pennsylvania - was defrocked yesterday for the sin of officiating his gay son's wedding.

Shocked that he could receive such a penalty for an "act of love," Schaefer said he thinks members of the regional Board of Ordained Ministry voted against him reluctantly.

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A Family Ties star now has an official family of her own.

Actress Meredith Baxter and contractor Nancy Locke got married yesterday in Los Angeles in a small ceremony that included close friends and family members.

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