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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.

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.

Gay Surrogacy Conference Heads to San Francisco

By Heather Cassell | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Gay couples and individuals seeking to be parents will be able to learn about the international surrogacy market and speak with more than 30 experts at a daylong conference this weekend in San Francisco.

Kentucky Gov. to Appeal Marriage Equality Ruling

By Justin Snow | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced March 4 that he would hire outside counsel to appeal a federal court decision ordering the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions

License to Wed

By Kitty Drexel | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
In 2004, the Supreme Court found that same-sex couples had the right marry. After the glow of equality wore off, lawyers and couples were left with questions about how far their rights extended. This book looks to answer those questions.

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.

Marriage Equality Victories Mount; Supremes Seem Destined to Revisit Issue

By Justin Snow | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
The brisk pace at which challenges to same-sex marriage bans have worked their way through the courts could place the issue before the Supreme Court sooner than anyone anticipated.

Ten Years Later, SF Couples Celebrate 2004 Same-Sex Weddings

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Feb 14, 2014
Couples in San Francisco are set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the more than 4,000 same-sex weddings that took place in San Francisco during what was dubbed the "Winter of Love."