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Oregon Senate Candidates Spar Over Support for Marriage Equality

By Justin Snow | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A debate over LGBT-rights erupted between the Republican and Democratic candidates in Oregon's U.S. Senate race this week - over who is more supportive of GLBT equality.

Orange County Clerk of Courts To Accept County Domestic Partnership Affidavits

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Eddie Fernández, Orange County Clerk of Courts, announced that his office will begin accepting Orange County domestic partnership affidavits, effective immediately.

Louisiana Ruling Breaks Marriage Equality Winning Streak

By Kevin McGill | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
It was a rare loss for gay-marriage supporters - one that even the judge who issued the ruling acknowledged won't be the final word.

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Marriage Equality Rulings

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a verdict today that reaffirmed earlier court findings in Indiana and Wisconsin, where voter-approved anti-gay ballot initiatives restricting marriage rights were struck down as unconstitutional.

Northern Mexico State Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
The northern state of Coahuila has become the second place in Mexico after the capital to recognize same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Kevin McGill | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, as well as the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states.

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.