Judge Timothy Black

Federal judge Timothy Black granted a stay on his ruling striking down Ohio's marriage recognition ban, but ordered the state to issue birth certificates listing both married same-sex parents to the four plaintiff couples.

April 16 2014 1:50 PM

Federal judge Timothy Black held true to his word and issued a ruling ordering Ohio to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other states.

April 14 2014 11:54 AM

Federal judge Timothy Black says he'll strike down Ohio's constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriages but won't mandate that Ohio begin performing such unions.

April 04 2014 2:23 PM

Ohio Rep. John Becker claims a federal judge's rulings in favor of a legally married gay couple and a gay widower demonstrate the judge's 'incompetence' and 'personal bias.'

September 23 2013 1:44 PM

A widower won the right to be named as his husband's spouse on his death certificate

September 04 2013 11:23 AM

James Obergefell and John Arthur will be listed as married on Arthur's death certificate, and can be buried beside one another when Arthur succumbs to ALS.

July 22 2013 7:32 PM