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Ginsburg Reveals What May Prompt SCOTUS To Step In Sooner On Gay Marriage

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to t...

Is This Ben & Jerry's Most Pro-Gay Gesture Yet?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Ben & Jerry's is making a bold new stand in defense of same-sex marriage. The Vermont-based ice cream giant has signed an Employers' Amicus Brief ...

Dear Supreme Court Justices

Paula K. Garrett | Posted 09.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Paula K. Garrett

I'm writing today on behalf of my 6-year-old son. He has two moms. He doesn't know that his parents are somehow less than in the eyes of many including, apparently, some of you.

Supreme Court Adds Gay Marriage To Agenda

AP | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has formally added gay marriage cases to the justices' agenda for their closed-door conference on Sept. 29. ...

Want Marriage Equality? Don't Sit Out These Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

As a gay man who has spent the last decade working to advance marriage equality, I cheer "yaaaas" with each new marriage victory. And yet, I know that our momentum will quickly be stunted if we sit out the November elections.

Supreme Court Puts Hold On Same-Sex Marriages In Virginia

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay ...

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 09.08.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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.