domestic partnership http://www.kplu.org en How Wash. State Married 3,500 Same-Sex Couples In One Day http://www.kplu.org/post/how-wash-state-married-3500-same-sex-couples-one-day <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/156896937&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>More than 3,000 same-sex couples can say Monday, June 3was their wedding day in Washington. The marriages came not through ceremonies, but by paperwork for people in domestic partnerships.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:18:21 +0000 Paige Browning 17514 at http://www.kplu.org How Wash. State Married 3,500 Same-Sex Couples In One Day Judge orders release of Ref. 71 petition names http://www.kplu.org/post/judge-orders-release-ref-71-petition-names <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; A federal judge is ordering the public disclosure of signature petitions that forced a vote on a 2009 domestic partnership law.</p><div><p>U.S. District Judge Benjamin Settle said in a ruling Monday that it was unlikely that signers would face threats or harassment.</p><p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 19:33:20 +0000 The Associated Press 2917 at http://www.kplu.org Washington to recognize same-sex marriages from other states http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-recognize-same-sex-marriages-other-states <p>Same-sex marriages performed in other states will be recognized as domestic partnerships in Washington State under a bill now awaiting Gov. Chris Gregoire&#39;s&nbsp;signature.&nbsp;</p><p>House Bill 1649 <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=1649">passed the state senate</a> Wednesday 28-19. It was already approved by the House of Representatives.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 21:26:24 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1115 at http://www.kplu.org Washington to recognize same-sex marriages from other states