The Best Quotes From Roberta Kaplan's Mississippi Marriage Hearing
November 18 2014 3:04 PM ET

Best Quotes From Miss. Marriage Hearing

Matt Baume

The lawyer who defeated DOMA returned to court last week to argue against Mississippi's marriage ban. We've collected some of her best points here.

Op-ed: Giving LGBT Families in Mississippi a Legal Hand
November 17 2014 4:08 AM ET

Op-ed: Giving LGBT Families in Mississippi a Legal Hand

Denise Brogan-Kator

Even marriage equality will not end the struggles that numerous families face daily.

Roberta Kaplan Is 'Aretha Franklin' of Marriage Arguments in Mississippi
November 13 2014 4:09 PM ET

Kaplan Is 'Aretha Franklin' of Marriage Arguments in Miss.

Matt Baume

The lawyer who brought down DOMA delivered a strong attack Wednesday on one of the country's last remaining marriage bans.

DOMA-Busting Lawyer Explains Why Mississippi Is Her Next Big Case
November 10 2014 7:00 AM ET

Why This DOMA-Busting Lawyer Is Taking on Mississippi

Matt Baume

Roberta Kaplan took down the Defense of Marriage Act. Now she's turned her attention to one of the most antigay states in the nation.

WATCH: New Mississippi Marriage Case is a Big Deal
October 27 2014 6:04 PM ET

Why the New Mississippi Marriage Case Is a Big Deal

Matt Baume

When marriage equality mastermind Roberta Kaplan files a new lawsuit, it's a big deal.

Alaska Appeals As Marriage Equality Heads Down South?
October 23 2014 2:23 PM ET

Alaska Appeals As Marriage Equality Heads South?

Trudy Ring

Alaska officials keep fighting marriage equality, Nevada's governor stands against antigay forces, and decisions may be imminent in Mississippi and Arkansas.

Southern Governor Fights Same-Sex Marriage — And Lesbian Divorce
September 19 2014 12:33 PM ET

Southern Gov. Fights Same-Sex Marriage — And Lesbian Divorce

Matt Baume

Governor Phil Bryant has aligned himself with the antigay Alliance Defending Freedom in opposing the state's sole challenge to its marriage ban.

Op-ed: These Lesbians Will Break Your Heart
September 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: These Lesbians Will Break Your Heart

Michelle Cheever

While Ilene Chaiken's earlier series depicted the lives of lesbians in glamorous L.A., her latest project is her realest yet.

N.C., Miss. Cities to Offer Same-Sex Spousal Benefits
September 08 2014 4:51 PM ET

N.C., Miss. Cities to Offer Same-Sex Spousal Benefits

Trudy Ring

Winston-Salem becomes the first N.C. city to recognize same-sex marriage for employee benefits purposes, while Starkville, Miss., is the first in the state with domestic-partner benefits.

First Miss. Mayor Announces Support for Marriage Equality
July 17 2014 6:21 PM ET

First Miss. Mayor Announces Support for Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

David Garcia, mayor of the Gulf Coast city of Waveland, takes a stand for equal marriage rights.

Despite 'Religious Freedom' Law, Miss. Businesses Promise 'We Don't Discriminate'
April 14 2014 2:36 PM ET

Miss. Businesses Take a Stand for LGBT Customers

Sunnivie Brydum

Responding to Mississippi's passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, businesses statewide are standing up for equality and pledging not to discriminate against anyone who wants to purchase goods

Miss. Gov. Signs 'License to Discriminate' Into Law
April 03 2014 6:07 PM ET

Miss. Gov. Signs 'License to Discriminate' Into Law

Sunnivie Brydum

Opponents warn that the new law will allow widespread discrimination against LGBT people and others by those claiming serving such people or groups violates their 'religious freedom.'

Miss. 'License to Discriminate' Bill Heads to Governor
April 02 2014 11:17 AM ET

Miss. 'License to Discriminate' Bill Heads to Governor

Sunnivie Brydum

Mississippi's own version of the Arizona "license to discriminate" bill is ready for the governor's signature. Will this governor opt for a different outcome?

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