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I'll be moderating this Hangout panel at 3 p.m. tomorrow afternoon! Join us!
 
Tune in to our live Google+ Hangout On Air on Friday October 25th at 3pm ET from this event page. RSVP here and you can view the conversation from this event page.
 

We will be discussing the timely news of marriage equality in New Jersey. Couples in New Jersey have been celebrating the arrival of marriage equality and the end of Governor Chris Christie's challenge to the cause. This action makes 102, 216, 846 people in the US Population living in a state with marriage equality (based on the 2010 US census). New Jersey is also the 14th state to allow marriage for same-sex couples.

We have a great panel that will take part in this discussion on friday:
-Hosted by Chris Geidner, Legal Editor, BuzzFeed
-Participants:
Ross Murray, Director of news at +GLAAD
Richard Carlbom, Director of state campaigns, +Freedom to Marry
Shannon Cuttle, Managing director for Garden State Equality
Dr. Jay Michaelson, Lawyer & activist, Political Research Associates
Ashley Jestat & Gabriela Giuliani, same sex couple from NJ who have had a wedding ceremony but are not legally married in NJ yet
Marriage Equality in the Garden State
Fri, October 25, 2013, 3:00 PM
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Very excited for the opportunity to join BuzzFeed's new DC bureau to cover the national LGBT beat ... with so many thanks to Randy and Sean and the Metro Weekly team for an amazing time with them! Thanks!
News this afternoon (h/t FishbowlDC) that Chris Geidner of D.C.’s MetroWeekly has been hired to cover the LGBT/gay marriage beat for Buzzfeed out of their new D.C. bureau. Here’s what...
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(Metro Weekly) The federal appeals court hearing the challenge to California's Proposition 8 passed on taking another look at the ruling. The decision today by
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    Senior Political & Legal Reporter, 2012 - present
  • Metro Weekly
    Senior Political Editor, 2012 - 2012
  • Metro Weekly
    Senior Political Writer, 2009 - 2012
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BuzzFeed's legal editor, covering law and justice issues from DC.
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Law Dork turned BuzzFeeder, after a great time at Metro Weekly. Currently covering the Supreme Court and legal issues in Congress and the administration and across the country, with a focus on criminal justice, election law and LGBT issues.
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