Wyoming Equality http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Effort To Grow Support For Same Sex Marriage Is Underway http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/effort-grow-support-same-sex-marriage-underway <p>This week a new statewide public education campaign was launched called Wyoming unites for marriage.&nbsp; The idea is to get support for same sex couples.&nbsp; Earlier this year a lawsuit was filed to try and make same sex marriage legal in Wyoming.&nbsp; Jeran Artery of the group Wyoming Equality tells Bob Beck that the lawsuit seems like the quickest way to get equality.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:57:05 +0000 Bob Beck 55684 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Effort To Grow Support For Same Sex Marriage Is Underway Same Sex Marriage Supporters Turn Out http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/same-sex-marriage-supporters-turn-out <p>Supporters from all walks of life attended the kickoff of a new statewide education campaign that is intended to draw support for same sex marriage.&nbsp; Four same sex couples and the “gay rights” advocacy group Wyoming equality filed lawsuit challenging Wyoming’s law that says marriage can only be between a man and a woman.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming Equality Chairman Jeran Artery says the issue is important to many people.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:51:03 +0000 Bob Beck 55469 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Same Sex Marriage Supporters Turn Out Gay rights activists hope DOMA decision will open doors for same-sex marriage http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/gay-rights-activists-hope-doma-decision-will-open-doors-same-sex-marriage <p>The U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act will not change state laws regarding whether gay couples can marry. But gay rights activists say they hope the ruling will be an important step toward marriage equality in Wyoming.</p><p></p><p>Jeran Artery with the group Wyoming Equality says after today’s decision, his group is considering several options to try to get gay marriage legalized here.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:16:05 +0000 Willow Belden 42839 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Gay rights activists hope DOMA decision will open doors for same-sex marriage