Suit Challenges Mississippi's Ban on Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

Suit Challenges Mississippi's Ban on Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

Mississippi is the last state with such a ban.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Smacks Down States Resisting Marriage Equality

WATCH: Maddow Smacks Down States Resisting Marriage

Rachel Maddow breaks down the state of equality for the leaders and county clerks in southern states still resisting the inevitable.

WATCH: Mississippi Clerk Refuses to Wed Gay Couples, Quits After 24 Years

Miss. Clerk of 24 Years Quits, Refusing to Wed Gay Couples

Linda Barnette just can't get with the gay 'lifestyle.'

PHOTOS: Wedding Bells (Finally) Ring in the South

PHOTOS: Wedding Bells (Finally) Ring in the South

As same-sex couples tie the knot in Mississippi and Louisiana, Alabama residents are still facing legal uncertainty about their ability to marry someone of the same sex.

Murderer of Mississippi Trans Teen Mercedes Williamson May Face Hate Crime Charges

Trans Teen's Murderer May Face Hate Crime Charges

A grand jury in Mercedes Williamson's home state of Mississippi may be given the option to indict her suspected killer on hate-crime charges.

After Brutal Beating of Gay Man in Miss., Suspect Outs Himself

After Brutal Beating of Gay Man in Miss., Suspect Outs Himself

Whatever the cause, no one is disputing how savagely Devin Norman was beaten.

Reports: Fifth Circuit May Strike Down Marriage Bans in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi

Reports: Fifth Circuit May Strike Down Marriage Bans

Initial reports from today's hearing at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans suggest marriage equality supporters could be in for good news.

How Will Fifth Circuit Judges Treat Tomorrow's Marriage Equality Cases?

How Will Fifth Circuit Judges Treat Friday's Marriage Cases?

Expect a tough grilling when three marriage cases reach the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday.

WATCH: Miss. Pastor Trots Out Horse to Protest Marriage Equality

WATCH: Miss. Pastor Trots Out Horse to Protest Equality

A Baptist pastor in Jackson Miss., dressed his horse in a wedding gown and stood outside the federal courthouse with antigay signs to demonstrate what he believes will follow legal same-sex marriage.

Everything You Need to Know Now About Marriage Equality in Mississippi

Everything You Need to Know About Mississippi Marriage 

Updated December 10: After an initial win, a Mississippi marriage case will have oral argument in early January.

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