Santa Fe closes only gay bar

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe’s only gay bar has closed.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the Blue Rooster, the city’s last gay bar, shut its doors Oct. 10.

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Committee OKs gender-neutral bathroom proposal in Santa Fe

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A proposal to establish gender-neutral restrooms in Santa Fe cleared a hurdle this week.

Mayor Javier Gonzales’ initiative that would cater to transgender people barely passed May 4 before a City Council committee. The Public Works, Capital Improvements Program and Land Use Committee voted 3-2 in favor of the restrooms.

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New Mexico Supreme Court rules marriage equality legal

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Sante Fe, N.M. (AP) – The New Mexico Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the state Thursday, declaring in a ruling that it is unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to gay and lesbian couples.

New Mexico joins 16 states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay marriage.

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