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The fight for marriage equality

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 13, 2013

~~<p><strong>1990</strong><br />
&raquo;Hawaii hosts its first gay pride parade, founded by the late Honolulu civil rights activist Bill Woods. Woods wants to organize a mass commitment ceremony for gay couples but instead asks Joseph Melillo and Patrick Lagon, Ninia Baehr and Genora Dancel, and Antoinette Pregil and Tammy Rodrigues to apply for marriage licenses.</p>
<p><strong>1991</strong><br />
&raquo;The couples, in Baehr v. Lewin, sue the state for the right to marry, and the Circuit Court rules against them. The case goes to the Hawaii Supreme Court.</p>
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1990 »Hawaii hosts its first gay pride parade, founded by the late Honolulu civil rights activist Bill Woods. Woods wants to organize a mass commitment ceremony for gay couples but instead asks Joseph Melillo and Patrick Lagon, Ninia Baehr and Genora Dancel, and Antoinette Pregil and Tammy Rodrigues to apply for marriage licenses.

1991 »The couples, in Baehr v. Lewin, sue the state for the right to marry, and the Circuit Court rules against them. The case goes to the Hawaii Supreme Court. Login for more...



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