Topics :: Marriage equality

Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

By John Riley | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Judge to Ohio: Recognize Out-of-State Gay Marriage

Monday Apr 14, 2014
A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay rights supporters.

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.

Nevada GOP Mulls Keeping Marriage Definition, Abortion in Platform

Friday Apr 11, 2014
Nevada Republicans meeting in Las Vegas this weekend are deciding whether a definition of marriage and statements opposing abortion should stay in the state platform.

Gay Marriage’s Win Streak Tested in Higher Court

By Brady McCombs and Nicholas Riccardi | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
The gay rights movement’s winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court will weigh whether to give an important victory to gay couples’ right to marry or halt their momentum.

Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

By Mike Halterman | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards: Visible and Understood

By Chris Carpenter | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
This year’s L.A. edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will feature filmmaker Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and the subject of her documentary "Bridegroom," Shane Bitney Crone, who faced the indignities of a pre-marriage equality era after his life partner died.

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.

US Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Couple Marriages

By Roger Schneider | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.

Gay Marriage in Michigan Halted by Appeals Court

By Emma Fidel | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
An appeals court reinstituted Michigan’s constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state’s county clerk’s offices to get hitched.