A group that fought to keep Nevada’s state ban on same-sex marriage is dropping its appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and a lower court, clearing the way for gay weddings.
The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.
Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.
The California Legislature has approved a bill that will modify birth certificates to accommodate same-sex couples who become parents.
A push to include the new anti-gay language survived a key vote late Thursday in Fort Worth at the Texas Republican Convention where, across the street, tea party star U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz fired up attendees at a rally to defend marriage as between a man and a woman.
A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional.
Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.
A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law is advancing through the Legislature after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume.
Anthony Sullivan, 72, asked federal immigration authorities in Los Angeles to reopen a petition filed by his late husband Richard Adams so Sullivan can be awarded residency as the surviving spouse of a U.S. citizen, immigration attorney Lavi Soloway said.
Local Methodist leaders are pressing for change and applying that pressure to church leaders by drafting what’s called a “declaration of inclusion.”
A federal judge declared a same-sex marriage ban in deeply conservative Texas unconstitutional on Wednesday, but will allow the nation’s second-most populous state to enforce the law pending an appeal that will likely go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The pastor says what he and the clergy are doing contradicts the United Methodist Book of Discipline. But he says times have changed.