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Gay Couples Begin To Marry In The Wedding Capital Of The World

AP | KIMBERLY PIERCEALL | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gay couples have started to get married in Las Vegas, a city filled with chapels that for them had been off-limits until Thursday e...

Nevada State Senator Celebrates Gay Marriage Ruling In Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.09.2014 | Gay Voices

This may be the best way ever to celebrate a victorious marriage equality ruling. Following the news that gay marriage would be coming to Nevada, o...

Court Says It Mistakenly Blocked Same-Sex Marriage In Nevada

AP | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order...

Supreme Court Justice Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

AP | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Wednesday temporarily blocked a lower-court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Ne...

Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down

AP | KIMBERLY PEARCEALL and KIMBERLEE KRUESI | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, setting the stage for couples to marry in Las V...

Gay Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada And Hawaii Head To Court

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal appeals court in San Francisco has already issued two significant gay rights rulings: In 2012, it struck down Calif...

'It Really Isn't Complicated. Love Is Love'

AP | KEN RITTER and SCOTT SONNER | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several gay couples helped a coalition of advocacy groups in Nevada put a face on what they called marriage equality on Thursday, l...

Nevada Halts Efforts To Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's attorney general and governor said Monday that they won't defend the state's gay marriage ban when it goes before ...

Apparently I Am Just Like a White Supremacist, and I Am Very Thankful to Nevada for Showing Me That

Justine Valinotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Justine Valinotti

So let's see: White supremacists "engrafted anti-miscegenation rules onto the marriage institution." White supremacists thus changed the definition of marriage. Gays want to do the same. Ergo, those who want same-sex marriages are no different from white supremacists!

Sweet Seventeen: The Significance of New Mexico's Gay Marriage Ruling

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

The state -- at least the state of New Mexico -- does not privilege marriage as a way to make impulsive young men stick by their kids. It sanctions marriage to help strengthen the commitments of couples and families -- real families. And that includes gay ones.

Lawmaker Comes Out During Gay Marriage Debate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Nevada state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson (D-North Las Vegas) on Monday declared that he is gay during a legislative debate over a measure to repeal the state...

Sevcik v. Sandoval: The Case For Marriage Equality In Nevada

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 10.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

A federal trial in Nevada is challenging the state's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. On Friday a hearing was scheduled in the case, and the court agreed to hear arguments on the merits of the challenge.

Jim Gibbons, In Midst Of Messy Divorce, Plans To Veto Gay Partners Bill

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Nevada legislature has successfully passed two gay rights bills, one that outlaws job discrimination based on sexual orientation, and another that...