Gay Marriage

The Compass Symbolizes Staying the Course

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
When mariners navigated their way through uncharted waters armed only with the stars at night, a compass to pointed North to guide them. This symbol, representing guidance and direction, makes a great wedding gift.

No DC Gridlock for Gay Marriage, Legal Marijuana

By David Crary | Monday Sep 15, 2014
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of marijuana.

'Glee' Star Cheyenne Jackson Marries Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 15, 2014
"Glee" actor Cheyenne Jackson tied the knot Saturday evening with his partner Jason Landau.

Arizona Man Wins Fight for Death Benefits

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

By | Friday Sep 12, 2014
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Arizona Man Seeks Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge will hear arguments Friday over whether a same-sex marriage that took place in July is valid in Arizona.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

By | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Florida Judge Cancels Hearing on Same-Sex Divorce

By | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
A South Florida judge who ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.

Same-Sex Marriage Heading for Supreme Court Vote?

By Mark Sherman | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It's time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.

Court Hears Arguments Over Gay Marriage's Impact

By Paul Elias | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

2 States Ask Supreme Court to Settle Gay Marriage

By Charles D. Wilson and Todd Richmond | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Indiana and Wisconsin separately asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to decide whether gay marriage should be legal in all 50 states.

Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case to High Court

By | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Hearing Over Gay Marriage Laws Underway

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
A federal appellate court has heard arguments over Nevada's gay marriage ban, with an attorney against the ban saying it sends a message to same-sex couples that they and their families are inferior.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

By | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.

Neil Patrick Harris Marries in Italy

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris finally married his longtime partner David Burtka in Italy Saturday.

2 Iowa Women Get Married After 72 Years Together

By | Monday Sep 8, 2014
More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have gotten married.

Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage Cases in Court

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year - are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

States Urge Supreme Court to Take Up Gay Marriage

By Scott Bauer and Michael Tarm | Friday Sep 5, 2014
A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

32 States Ask Supreme Court to Settle Gay Marriage

By | Friday Sep 5, 2014
Thirty-two states that either allow gay marriage or have banned it asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to settle the issue once and for all.

Fla. Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Gay Marriage

By Gary Fineout | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.