Topics :: West Virginia

WV Federal Judge Delays Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Thursday Sep 18, 2014
A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Judge Puts W.Va. Gay Marriage Suit on Hold

Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A federal judge has put a lawsuit challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage on hold until a federal appeals court decides a similar Virginia case.

W. Va. Teacher Suspended Over Facebook Post

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Parkersburg South High School teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made regarding the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance student club.

WVU Law School to Host Discussion on Gay Rights

Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
West Virginia University’s law school is holding a discussion about West Virginia and marriage equality.

W. Va. Council Backs Same-Sex Civil Marriage

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
Morgantown’s City Council is asking the Legislature to legalize same-sex civil marriages in West Virginia.

Most of W.Va. Gay Marriage Suit Allowed to Proceed

Thursday Jan 30, 2014
A federal judge says most of a lawsuit challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage can proceed.

W. Va Attorney Encouraged By Gay Marriage Rulings

Thursday Jan 16, 2014
An attorney whose group is challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages says she’s encouraged by recent federal rulings overturning such prohibitions in Oklahoma and Utah.

W. Va. City Expands Anti-Discrimination Law

Tuesday Dec 24, 2013
Huntington’s City Council has added sexual orientation and veteran status to an ordinance that prohibits discrimination such as denying employment.

WV AG to Intervene in Gay Marriage Case

Friday Nov 22, 2013
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office said in a motion Friday that it wants to defend in federal court the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

W.Va. Clerk Gains Time in Gay Marriage Case

Thursday Oct 24, 2013
A judge is giving the clerk of West Virginia’s biggest county 60 more days to answer a lawsuit over the state’s ban on same-sex marriages.