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New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.

Malta to Legalize Civil Unions

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Maltese lawmakers are expected to pass a bill Monday that will legalize civil unions, allowing same-sex couples to have the same rights as straight married couples, including the ability to adopt children, in the predominately Catholic country.

ACLU Sues Michigan, Wants Gay Marriages Recognized

By Ed White | Monday Apr 14, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March.

Is Italy on its Way to Legalize Gay Marriage?

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a town must recognize the marriage of a same-sex couple who tied the knot in the United States - a number of LGBT rights activists consider the decision the first step for Italy to finally recognize gay marriage.

Hearing Set for Case on Indiana Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Apr 10, 2014
A federal judge is set to hear arguments from a same-sex couple hoping to have their marriage recognized in Indiana.

Judges Hearing Utah Gay Marriage Case Appear Divided

By Nicholas Riccardi | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
A three-judge panel appeared sharply divided during a hearing over whether to uphold a lower court’s ruling that struck down Utah’s ban on gay marriage.

Wyoming Activists Monitor Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
A federal court hearing this week on a challenge to Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage will have ramifications for Wyoming and other western states.

Suit Cites Urgency to Overturn NC Gay Marriage Ban

By Emery P. Dalesio | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a new legal assault on North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

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.

Full Court Review Sought on Michigan Gay Marriage

Sunday Apr 6, 2014
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (SHOO’-tee) wants an entire federal appeals court to take a look at a decision overturning the state’s ban on gay marriage.