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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

By Michael Felberbaum | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

Couples: Deny Stay in Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

Monday Aug 18, 2014
Lawyers representing couples who are challenging Arkansas' gay-marriage ban are asking the state Supreme Court to deny the state's request to delay proceedings until the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a similar same-sex marriage case.

Arizona Gay Couple Want Judge to OK Marriage

Saturday Aug 16, 2014
A gay couple from southern Arizona wants a federal judge to immediately order the state to recognize their marriage because one of the men is terminally ill.

Gay Marriage Backers Ask Judge for Quick NC Ruling

Friday Aug 15, 2014
Gay marriage advocates want a federal judge to quickly overturn North Carolina's ban on same-sex unions after an appeals court ruling to overturn a similar prohibition in Virginia.

Gay Marriages Could Begin by Next Week in Va.

By Michael Felberbaum | Friday Aug 15, 2014
A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.

Anthony Bourdain Speaks Out for Marriage Equality

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a video ad featuring Emmy Award-winning chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain for the group's Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.

Together 48 Years, Couple Fights NC Marriage Ban

By Michael Biesecker | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
The story of the lead plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex relationships.

New Study: Legal Gay Marriage in Mich. Would Bring in Over $53 Million in 3 Years

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
If same-sex marriage were to be legalized in Michigan, it would bring in $53.2 million to the state's economy over three years, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.

Delay Denied in Ruling on Va. Gay Marriage Ban

By Michael Felberbaum | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

Minn. State Rep. Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.