Alaska officials keep fighting marriage equality, Nevada's governor stands against antigay forces, and decisions may be imminent in Mississippi and Arkansas.
A history of questionable attitudes toward gay and lesbian couples has culminated in a desperate last-ditch attempt by attorney Monte Stewart to keep marriage from starting in Idaho.
In the wake of imminent marriage equality in Nevada, state senator Kevin Atkinson asked his partner of nearly seven years to become his husband.
The Ninth Circuit flatly rejected arguments that legal same-sex marriage will prompt opposite-sex couples to fall into 'sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll.'
Because state officials will not appeal Tuesday's ruling striking down Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage, couples in that state can soon begin to marry, the Supreme Court announced.
Tuesday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit could have implications in three more states.
Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.
In less than a week, three judges will hear oral arguments in multiple major marriage cases, and a study of their past rulings shows cause for optimism.