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2 Iowa Women Get Married After 72 Years Together

Monday Sep 8, 2014
More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have gotten married.

Hearing Over Gay Marriage Laws Underway

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
A federal appellate court has heard arguments over Nevada's gay marriage ban, with an attorney against the ban saying it sends a message to same-sex couples that they and their families are inferior.

Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage Cases in Court

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year - are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

32 States Ask Supreme Court to Settle Gay Marriage

Friday Sep 5, 2014
Thirty-two states that either allow gay marriage or have banned it asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to settle the issue once and for all.

Greece: Gay Partnership Delay Draws Protests

Friday Sep 5, 2014
Gay rights protesters have gathered outside Greece's parliament after the government said it would delay legislation allowing civil unions for same-sex couples, despite a recent European court ruling against the country on the issue.

States Urge Supreme Court to Take Up Gay Marriage

By Scott Bauer and Michael Tarm | Friday Sep 5, 2014
A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

Coahuila First Mexican State to Legalize Gay Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
On Monday, September 1, Coahuila became the first Mexican state to approve gay marriage through its legislature.

Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Wisconsin, Indiana Set to Defend Gay Marriage Bans

By Michael Tarm and Todd Richmond | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago as attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana sought to reinstate bans on gay weddings ruled unconstitutional two months earlier.