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.

Roberta Kaplan: Let Miss. Same-Sex Couples Wed Next Week
December 04 2014 7:54 PM ET

Miss. Marriage Ban Headed to Appeals Court

Marriage equality litigation out of Mississippi will be heard by the same three-judge panel that will consider similar bans in Texas and Louisiana.

WATCH: Meet the Trans Christian Woman Fighting for Mississippi Equality

WATCH: This Trans Christian Is Fighting for Miss. Equality

In a possible first for trans visibility in a televised public education campaign, Blossom Brown shares her story with HRC's 'All God's Children' series.

WATCH: Latest Marriage Wins Aren't as Simple as They Seem

WATCH: Latest Marriage Wins Aren't as Simple as They Seem

Last week saw two victories in Southern states, but there may be bumps in the road before the cases get much further.

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