Topics :: Montana

Mont. City Rejects Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
The Billings City Council has rejected an ordinance to ban discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Montana AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

By Lisa Baumann | Friday Jul 18, 2014
Montana's attorney general asked a federal court Thursday to uphold the state's constitutional same-sex marriage ban in response to a lawsuit that seeks to overturn it.

4 Couples Suing Over Montana’s Gay Marriage Ban

By Lisa Baumann | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Four gay couples are suing Montana over its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Montana City’s Leaders Back Gay Rights Protections

Tuesday May 13, 2014
Bozeman city leaders have given their initial backing to a measure creating protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

Montana Supreme Court Rules in Church Dispute

Thursday Mar 13, 2014
The Montana Supreme Court has ruled the property of a Lutheran church in Great Falls belongs to a few dozen members of the congregation who opposed the church’s 2010 split with its national denomination over the ordination of gay ministers.

Montana State Official Says No Joint Tax Return for Gay Couples

Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Gay couples who were legally married in other states cannot file joint Montana income-tax returns.

ACLU Sues State of Montana Over Benefits for Gay Couples

Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
A civil rights organization filed a new lawsuit against the state Monday on behalf of seven gay couples in an attempt to win for them the same benefits that married couples receive in Montana.

Home on the Range: 5 Free Things to do in Helena, Montana

By Matt Volz | Monday Jul 1, 2013
Whether your an outdoor adventurer or prefer a serene night of music under the clear night sky, Helena, Montana, offers a range of activities to entertain that won’t strain your travel budget.

Montana Gov. to Sign Bill Decriminalizing Gay Sex

By Kathryn Haake | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will sign into law a bill that decriminalizes gay sex, 16 years after the state supreme court ruled the law unconstitutional.

Mont. Lawmakers Pass Bill Decriminalizing Gay Sex

Thursday Apr 11, 2013
The woman who led the court battle to strike down a Montana law that made gay sex illegal knows that having the unconstitutional law struck from the books is a symbolic act.