Topics :: sanctity of marriage

UN To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 4, 2014
On July 3, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced that UN employees who had legally married would see those unions recognized, even if they weren’t recognized in their home countries.

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Couple 1st in Line for Gay Marriage License

Friday Feb 21, 2014
The first couple has gotten in line in Cook County to get a same-sex marriage license.

Ind. Gay Marriage Fight Delayed, Not Over

By Tom LoBianco | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
The Indiana Senate’s decision to advance a proposed ban on gay marriage without also blocking civil unions has reset the clock on the issue getting to voters, setting the stage for continuing fights for at least two years.

Ill. Bishop Carries Out ’Gay Marriage Exorcism’

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the state’s marriage equality bill into law on Wednesday evening, and while same-sex couples were rejoicing in LGBT progress, one Catholic bishop was battling Satan by holding an exorcism ceremony.

Ill. Governor to Sign Gay Marriage into Law

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign a bill Wednesday making Illinois the 16th state to legalize gay marriage.

Ministers Back Colleagues at Pa. Same-Sex Ceremony

Sunday Nov 10, 2013
About 50 ministers are giving their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony.

When Will Marriage Equality Come to Ill.? Activists Not Sure

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Lawmakers and gay marriage activist are unsure when Illinois’ legislature will hear its gay marriage bill.

Utah Gay Man Hits Nail on the Head with Home Depot Proposal

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
A Utah gay man was surprised when his partner proposed marriage to him at a local Home Depot, via a flash mob.

Hate Groups Fight Against Rhode Island’s Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By Joe Siegel | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
With help from out-of-state groups, the Rhode Island chapter of the National Organization for Marriage has continued to rally opposition on the state’s same-sex marriage bill now before the state senate.