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Barring Supreme Court intervention, Virginia Same-Sex Marriages Could Begin This Week

By Justin Snow | Monday Aug 18, 2014
A federal appeals court paved the way last Wednesday for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia on Aug. 20.

Are Evangelicals Changing Their Minds on Marriage Equality?

Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Evangelical attitudes are slowly softening on the issue of gay marriage. Or are they? While some are seeing the light, others are clinging to prejudice.

Married or Not? Families in Indiana May Face Long Wait

By Charles D. Wilson | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Same-sex couples who rushed to courthouses across Indiana during the three days it was legal for them to get married there could now face long months before they learn whether their unions are valid.

Marriage Equality Since DOMA’s Downfall

Saturday Jun 28, 2014
This timeline shows the progression of marriage equality since the end of DOMA. In most, if not all, of the judicial rulings the judges have cited the Windsor case as one of the reasons for ruling marriage bans unconstitutional.

Ten Years

By Kilian Melloy | Friday May 16, 2014
Ten years of marriage equality is an amazing feat and a very long time. Until it’s compared to twenty-nine years of committed coupledom.

Fourth Circuit Hears Virginia Marriage Case

By John Riley | Thursday May 15, 2014
A panel of three judges in Richmond’s U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments on May 13 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer, challenging Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

Courts Nationwide Poised for Next Round in Marriage Equality Fight

By Justin Snow | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
For the first time since the challenge to California’s Proposition 8, numerous federal appeals courts have begun to hear oral arguments in cases challenging same-sex marriage bans from states across the nation.

Sara Gilbert Marries Female Partner

By John McDonald | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Actress and co-host of the CBS daytime show, "The Talk," Sara Gilbert married music producer Linda Perry Sunday, nearly a year after Gilbert announced their engagement last April.

U.S. Appeals Court Issues Orders, Consolidates Challenges to Virginia’s Marriage Ban

By John Riley | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
The U.S. Appeals Court for the Fourth Circuit on Monday issued three orders relating to two pending cases challenging Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage.

LGBT Couples Face Easier Tax Season

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Mar 1, 2014
In late August the IRS and U.S. Department of the Treasury announced it would treat same-sex couples that legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages as married for federal tax purposes.