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Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage proponent Kat McGuckin of Oaklyn, New Jersey, holds a gay marriage pride flag while standing in front of the Supreme Court November 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the Supreme Court building draped in a photo-realistic sheet during a repair and preservation project, the justices met today to consider hearing several cases dealing with the rights of gay couples who are married, want to get married or are in domestic partnerships.  (Credit: Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Heading For Supreme Court Vote?

Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.

09/09/2014

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Bill Adds ‘Parent’ Box To Birth Certificates

The California Legislature has approved a bill that will modify birth certificates to accommodate same-sex couples who become parents.

08/14/2014

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Proposed Texas GOP Platform Would Support Controversial Therapy To Cure Gay People

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.

06/05/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Oregon’s Ban On Gay Marriage

A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional.

05/19/2014

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Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In ‘Tomodachi Life’

Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

05/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Same-sex couple Breana Hansen (L) and Monica Chacon kiss as they celebrate outside of San Francisco City Hall on February 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the voter-approved Proposition 8 measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California May Remove ‘Man And Woman’ State Law

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.

05/01/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

Australian Man Seeks Green Card After American Husband Dies

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.

04/21/2014

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Elk Grove Methodists Pressing Church To Change Same-Sex Marriage Stance

Local Methodist leaders are pressing for change and applying that pressure to church leaders by drafting what’s called a “declaration of inclusion.”

03/10/2014

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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Latest To Be Struck Down

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.

02/26/2014

Churches

Sacramento Methodist Churches Performing Same-Sex Weddings

The pastor says what he and the clergy are doing contradicts the United Methodist Book of Discipline. But he says times have changed.

02/22/2014

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Judge Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its voter-approved prohibition overturned.

02/13/2014

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Nev. Governor Urges Federal Court To Uphold State’s Gay Marriage Ban

The Sandoval administration urged a federal appeals court to uphold the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing it serves the “legitimate purpose of preserving traditional marriage” and is entrenched in the state’s history.

01/22/2014

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