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The Nation’s Biggest Companies Agree: Gay Marriage Is Good For Business

Next month, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments with regard to the legality of state laws that prohibit same-sex marriages. And while the issue has been politically divisive, many of the nation’s most powerful corporations — from airlines to insurance to beer to baseball teams — agree that banning gay marriage is not good for business. [More]

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Fictional Character Betty Crocker Provides Real Cakes For Minnesota’s First Gay Weddings

People worldwide continue to disagree vehemently on the subject of civil marriage for same-sex couples, but everyone can agree that free cake is a nice thing. The first legally binding gay marriages in Minnesota will happen after midnight on August 1st, and three lucky couples will have free wedding cakes courtesy of Minnesota-based General Mills. [More]

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Now that the Supreme Court killed California’s Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages, the state is likely to see a rush to the altar/beach/synagogue/backyard/ wherever people get married. Harper’s Index says that that wedding boom will fill the state’s coffers to the tune of a projected $684 million over the next three years. [via Harper’s]

Con Ed Reverses Employee's Decision, Allows Gay Couple To Change Name On Electric Bill

Con Ed Reverses Employee's Decision, Allows Gay Couple To Change Name On Electric Bill

On Friday, we brought you the story of John, who had recently married another man in Vermont and who had no trouble having his last name changed on his bank statement, his phone bill, his driver’s license — everything except his Con Ed electric bill. [More]

Con Ed Won't Change The Name On My Electric Bill Because I'm Gay

Con Ed Won't Change The Name On My Electric Bill Because I'm Gay

UPDATE: John tells us Con Ed has resolved the problem. [More]