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Utah Gay Couples Ask Supreme Court To Weigh In On Same-Sex Marriage

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even though they won at the appellate court, attorneys for three Utah gay and lesbian couples plan to ask the U.S. Supreme Cou...

Gay Marriage Arguments Are Flooding Federal Courts

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal appeals courts soon will hear arguments in gay marriage fights from nine states, part of a slew of cases putting pressure ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Supreme Court Won't 'Duck' Gay Marriage

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg s...

Judge Mulls Overturning Colorado Gay Marriage Ban

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado's same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and rejec...

Utah To Appeal Gay Marriage Ban Ruling With Supreme Court

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is going directly to the nation's highest court to challenge an appellate ruling that gay couples have a constitutional r...

One Year Later: Where Were You When DOMA Fell?

John Becker | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

One year ago today, in two historic decisions, the Supreme Court struck down the heart of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" in Windsor v. United States. In an instant, the world changed forever.

One Year After Supreme Court DOMA Ruling, Same-Sex Couples More Aware of Legal Options

Maria Cognetti | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Maria Cognetti

Interestingly enough, even American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers members in the states that currently don't allow same-sex marriage have noted an increased number of consultations with same-sex couples to discuss cohabitation agreements and other legal strategies.

Recognition Of Utah Gay Marriages To Stay On Hold

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 1,000 couples who rushed to wed after a judge overturned Utah's gay marriage ban will have to keep waiting for many ...

Edie Windsor Thinks We Can Expect Marriage Equality Across The 50 States By 2024

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Edie Windsor, plaintiff in the historic Supreme Court Defense of Marriage Act case, discussed her hopes for the legalization of gay marriage across al...

Edie Windsor Was Shocked To Get A Personal Phone Call From Obama After DOMA Ruling

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Defense of Marriage Act court case, recalled on HuffPost Live Thursday the moments after learning she had won her c...

Supreme Court Refuses To Put Gay Marriage On Hold In Oregon

Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to halt a federal judge's order declaring Oregon's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. The co...

Legal Fights Over Gay Marriage Spread Across U.S.

AP | CARSON WALKER and BRADY MCCOMBS | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal lawsuits filed this week in Montana and South Dakota leave just one state — North Dakota — with a gay marriage ...

Still Married in Pennsylvania: PA Constitutional Ban Struck Down and Marriage Is Re-Defined

Janet Mason | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Janet Mason

I gave my friend a high five, kissed my partner (now my legal partner/spouse), and as we drove home, we joked about putting a sign and a trail of tin cans on the back of our car.

Appeals Court In Virginia To Hear Gay Marriage Case

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia is taking up the issue of gay marriage, with arguments scheduled on a ruling that the state...

One Supreme Court Justice's Rulings Have Been Key Spark For Gay Marriage Movement

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pro-gay rights rulings of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have been a key spark in the march toward legalized gay marria...

Meet The Couple Who Brought The Gay Marriage Debate To Wisconsin's Supreme Court

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A couple in Milwaukee went straight to Wisconsin's Supreme Court last week to file a petition that would annul the state's current ban on same-sex mar...

Supreme Court Passes On Case Of Photographer Who Snubbed A Gay Wedding

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple's commitment cer...

Sorry, But You Just Can't Put Restrictions On Love

Haley Pereyo | Posted 06.03.2014 | Teen
Haley Pereyo

It is 2014. We have Twitter, Google Glass, Nutella, freedom of speech and the list could go on and on. The thing is there is something big on that list that we are missing, that's marriage equality.

Yes, Virginia, We Deserve the Right to Marry

Gary Nelson | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Gary Nelson

This is more than just giving us the option of getting married -- if that's what we choose to do -- it's a validation that our lives matter.

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder: Gay Marriage Stabilizes Families | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than three years after he decided the Justice Department should no longer defend the provisions of a law banning the federal govern...

Dear Oklahoma and Utah: 'Karma's a Bitch. Love, California.'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

In an interview with me at the 2008 RNC, Sally Kern repeated a line she'd said before, that "we're becoming so open-minded that our brains are falling out." Well, Kern's brain must be toppling all over the sidewalk, after a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled yesterday that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

What Ping the Duck, Duck Dynasty, Same-Sex Marriage in Utah, and Most of the Rest of Us Have in Common

Janet Mason | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Janet Mason

What the Duck Dynasty controversy illustrates most strongly is that we are more alike than different. Racism and homophobia and sexism all have things in common.

Supreme Court Puts Gay Marriage On Hold In Utah

AP | BRADY McCOMBS and MARK SHERMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gay couples in Utah were thrown into legal limbo Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the stat...

Gay Marriage Supporters Ask Supreme Court Not To Block Weddings

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Gay marriage proponents on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a request from Utah officials seeking to block ...

Utah Gay Marriage Battle Faces Long-Shot Chance Of Reaching Supreme Court

AP | BRADY McCOMBS and PAUL FOY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused yet again to stop gay marriage in Utah, making it more likely that same-sex weddings in th...