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Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Same-Sex Marriage Ban

AP | Emily Wagster Pettus | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, but he is putting his order on hold for two weeks so th...

Supreme Court Declines To Put Gay Marriage On Hold In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court has declined to issue an emergency stay of same-sex marriages in South Carolina, according to WISTV. The ruling means marriage ap...

This Could Be The Deciding Case On Gay Marriage Nationwide

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriages are taking their battle to the U.S. Supreme Court with a case that seeks to legalize same-se...

Gay Marriage: The Tide Has Turned. Will the Supreme Court Listen?

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

So far, the Supreme Court has been much more cautious about same-sex marriage than it was about inter-racial marriage a half-century ago. Its two rulings in June 2013 -- overturning DOMA and California's Prop 8 -- reflected the basic conservatism of the Roberts Court.

Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. ...

Justice Hints That Supreme Court Is Divided On Whether To Hear Gay Marriage Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the just...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lawyer Lambastes Anti-Gay Marriage Ruling As 'Fundamentally Misguided' | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- A federal appeals court ruling in favor of anti-gay marriage laws in four states stunned members of the LGBT community and left hundreds of...

Marriage Showdown Looms

AP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — The march toward gay marriage across the U.S. hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal appeals court upheld laws against the practi...

An Open Letter to the Supreme Court of India

Nish Gera | Posted 11.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

When, in a decade or two from now, people look back at which side of history you stood on, and for how long, will you have a good enough answer?

Puerto Rico Judge Could Provoke U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Ruling (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 10.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-10-27-ScreenShot20141027at5.33.05PMSMALL.jpgAs recently as last week, Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg was nonchalantly dismissing the need for the court to weigh in on marriage. Because lower federal courts are all in agreement that marriage bans are unconstitutional, she explained, there's no need for the justices to intercede. But that may (or may not) change now that a judge in Puerto Rico has upheld a marriage ban.

Supreme Court Allows Gay Marriage In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday allowed gay marriage in Alaska to go into effect, ...

Sam Stein

Secrecy, Struggle And Enduring Love: How 3 Gay Couples Made It To Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 11 states by declining to hear challenges to lower court rulings...

Jason Linkins

The Supreme Court Gave Gay Marriage A Big Kanye Shrug | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

So, that happened: Ebola has come to America, but the disease has nothing on the viral spread of harum-scarum Ebola hype from the media and politician...

Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Weddings In Idaho

AP | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says same-sex marriage can go ahead in Idaho. The court issued an order Friday that appears to remove the las...

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...

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...

'You Can't Pray Away Your Gay? Well, You Can't Gay Away My Pray.'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 10.09.2014 | Comedy

In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision not to hear five gay marriage cases, effectively making gay marriage legal in 30 states and the District o...

Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples In Limbo

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear any appeals from states trying to uphold gay marriage bans, Diane Ansle...

Gay Marriages Start In South Carolina

AP | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina court has accepted a same-sex couple's application for a marriage license despite the state's constitutiona...

While Others Celebrate, Some in the Queer Community Wonder if Not Now, When?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 12.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Victor M. Feraru

With the Supreme Court's recent ruling not to interfere with the lower Court's decision on marriage equality, making way for same sex couples to be le...

There Goes the Gayborhood: Advice for the Newest Marriage Equality States

William Dameron | Posted 12.07.2014 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

Remain calm. I am here to help you. Here is what will change: some men will call their spouses husband and some women will call their spouses wife. That's pretty much it. Your marriage is safe!

After SCOTUS Decision, First Same-Sex Couples Wed In Five New States

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.11.2014 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples across Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin scrambled to tie the knot Oct. 6 after th...

Republicans Grapple With Gay Marriage Following SCOTUS Inaction

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision has reignited a debate inside the GOP that many Republican leaders hoped to avoid ahead ...

Gay Marriages Begin In Virginia Hours After Supreme Court Clears Way

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way by turning away several appeals, gay couples have started marrying in V...

White House: Growing Majority Of Americans Recognize Same-Sex Couples Deserve Fair Treatment

AP | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatmen...