The Supreme Court's Middle Option: A Nine-State Solution
March 22 2013 11:16 AM ET

The Supreme Court’s Middle Option: A Nine-State Solution

Kerry Eleveld

Although liberal legal experts don’t foresee a disaster, they’re also not counting on marriage equality coming to all 50 states.

Supreme Court Case Lawyer Says It's All About Edie
March 21 2013 4:00 AM ET

It’s All About Edie

Kerry Eleveld

The story of Edith Windsor motivates the lawyer who will argue next week before the Supreme Court that the Defense of Marriage Act should be struck down.

Debunked Antigay Parenting Study Commissioned to Sway Supreme Court
March 11 2013 12:55 PM ET

Documents Show Debunked Study Was Targeted at High Court

Sunnivie Brydum

Documents recently released by the University of Texas show that a widely discredited study on family structures by associate professor Mark Regnerus was funded by a right-wing antigay group and intended to provide evidence that gay and lesbian parents are inadequate in order to present that argument to the Supreme Court.

WATCH: A Simple Explanation of the Supreme Court's Possible Marriage Decisions
March 05 2013 2:31 PM ET

WATCH: A Simple Explanation of Supreme Court's Possible Marriage Decisions

Daniel Villarreal

'For and Against' commentator Jim Morrison explains the roads ahead for marriage equality in the Supreme Court.

Latest to Lobby Supreme Court Include Clint Eastwood, Psych Group, But Will Obama?
February 28 2013 3:08 PM ET November 14 2013 8:14 PM ET

Obama Asks Supreme Court to Invalidate Prop. 8

Sunnivie Brydum

The Obama administration filed a friend of the court brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn California's Prop. 8.

75 Prominent Republicans Say Marriage Is Constitutional Right
February 26 2013 11:47 AM ET

75 Prominent Republicans: Marriage Is Constitutional Right

Michelle Garcia

Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality.

Obama Administration to Supreme Court: Kill DOMA
February 22 2013 9:06 PM ET

Obama Administration to Supreme Court: Kill DOMA

Neal Broverman

A lawyer for the administration says an important part of the 1996 law is simply not constitutional.

Bill Could Add More Benefits for Same-Sex Military Partners
February 14 2013 6:58 PM ET

Bill Could Add More Benefits for Same-Sex Military Partners

Michelle Garcia

A new bill with 40 co-sponsors in the House could add some more benefits to military LGBT partners and families.

Sec. Panetta Announces Benefits for Same-Sex Military Spouses and Partners
February 11 2013 1:28 PM ET

Panetta Announces Benefits for Same-Sex Military Partners

Michelle Garcia

The Defense of Marriage Act still prevents some benefits from being extended to same-sex military families and couples.

Breaking: Military to Extend Some Benefits to Gay Partners
February 05 2013 3:13 PM ET November 14 2013 8:05 PM ET

Military to Extend Some Benefits to Gay Partners

Michelle Garcia

Leon Panetta's last week as Defense secretary will see the extension of some partner benefits to gay military personnel.

Scalia: You Don't Know My Stance on Marriage Equality
January 29 2013 2:10 PM ET

Scalia: You Don't Know My Stance on Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

Conservative Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia claims he has never publicly asserted his personal feelings on gay rights.

Law Professor Challenges Supreme Court's Jurisdiction Over DOMA
January 25 2013 2:19 PM ET

Law Professor Challenges Supreme Court's Jurisdiction Over DOMA

Trudy Ring

Because the Obama administration is no longer defending the antigay law, the Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction over it, says Vicki C. Jackson. Moreover, Republican congressional leaders have no authority to defend it, she says.

Prop 8 Supporters Submit Official Brief to Supreme Court
January 22 2013 5:58 PM ET

Prop 8 Supporters Submit Official Brief to Supreme Court

Michelle Garcia

Proponents of California's ban on same-sex marriage officially submitted their brief to the Supreme Court, urging the court to uphold the vote that constitutionally banned marriage in 2008.

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