PHOTOS: St. Louis Defies State's Marriage Ban
June 26 2014 8:23 PM ET

PHOTOS: St. Louis Defies State's Marriage Ban

Trudy Ring

Four same-sex couples wed in the St. Louis mayor's office Wednesday, setting up a challenge to the state's ban on such unions.

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws
May 12 2014 3:56 PM ET

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws

Michelle Garcia

Michael Sam's historic recruitment may help boost efforts to gain LGBT rights in Missouri.

Michael Sam Drafted to St. Louis Rams
May 10 2014 7:56 PM ET

Finally, A First For The NFL

Sunnivie Brydum

The SEC Defensive Player of the Year becomes the first openly gay man to be drafted into any of the four major American sports.

Mo. School District Outs Trans Student to Classmates' Parents
May 06 2014 4:52 PM ET

Mo. School Outs Trans Student to Classmates' Parents

Parker Marie Molloy

A Missouri school district issued a letter to parents last week, informing them of another student's transgender status and asking fellow students to avoid bullying. But did the district violate federal law in the process?

Lawsuit Seeks Halt to Joint Tax Filings by Mo. Same-Sex Couples
March 27 2014 6:58 PM ET

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Joint Taxes by Mo. Same-Sex Couples

Trudy Ring

The Missouri Baptist Convention and other marriage equality opponents want to keep same-sex couples from filing joint tax returns.

Mo. Baptist College Rejects Gay Student's Readmission Application
March 21 2014 1:23 PM ET

Gay Student Rejected from Mo. College for 'Misuse of God's Gifts'

Sunnivie Brydum

Hannibal-LaGrange University initially accepted Chase Martinson's application for readmission — but then administrators discovered he was gay.

Mo. Gov Wants Marriage Ban Repealed
February 14 2014 9:28 PM ET

Mo. Gov Wants Marriage Ban Repealed

Trudy Ring

But Gov. Jay Nixon says the move should come from voters, not the courts, in response to a lawsuit filed this week.

Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in Louisiana, Missouri
February 12 2014 7:22 PM ET

Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in La., Mo.

Sunnivie Brydum

LGBT organizations are taking aim at discriminatory marriage laws in two traditionally conservative states.

Mo. Rep. Seeks to Impeach Gov. for Authorizing Gay Tax Returns
November 20 2013 2:38 PM ET

Mo. Rep. Seeks to Impeach Gov. for Authorizing Gay Tax Returns

Daniel Reynolds

State representative Nick Marshall is calling for the impeachment of Missouri governor Jay Nixon, after the latter's decision last week to allow married gay and lesbian couples to file state tax returns jointly.

Mo. Will Let Gay Couples File Joint State Taxes
November 15 2013 8:27 PM ET

Mo. Will Let Gay Couples File Joint State Taxes

Trudy Ring

The Show-Me State's governor has issued an executive order to the effect, drawing criticism from conservative lawmakers.

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