PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon

PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon

A U.S. District Court judge ruled Monday that Oregon same-sex couples have the right to marry. So couples quickly decided to make it official.

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

Judge Michael McShane ruled Monday that same-sex couples in Oregon should have the right to marry.

Judge: NOM Has No Standing To Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

Judge: NOM Can't Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

A federal judge says the National Organization for Marriage does not have the standing to defend Oregon's marriage ban in court.

NOM Can't Find Anyone Willing to Defend Oregon's Marriage Ban

NOM Can't Find Anyone to Defend Ore. Marriage Ban

The antigay National Organization for Marriage wants to keep its members' names secret but still defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage publicly in federal court. A judge will consider that request Wednesday.

Ore. Bar Owner Accused of Antitrans Discrimination Running for Office

Ore. Man Accused of Antitrans Discrimination Bias Running for Office

Former business owner Chris Penner is looking to unseat the commissioner of the state's labor bureau, which found Penner guilty of antitrans discrimination in 2012 and ordered him to pay $400,000, although Penner has thus far refused to pay the fine.

WATCH: Oregon's First Ad to Defeat 'Turn Away the Gay' Initiative

WATCH: Oregon Aims to Defeat 'Turn Away the Gays' Law

Antigay activists are hoping to place an initiative on the ballot that would allow businesses and individuals to refuse to serve any individual or participate in any event connected to the recognition of a same-sex relationship.

Gay Oregon Judge Plays 'Devil's Advocate' in Marriage Case

Gay Ore. Judge Plays 'Devil's Advocate' in Marriage Case

In the absence of a formal legal defense supporting Oregon's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a gay federal judge asked probing questions during Wednesday's hearing.

Oregon Marriage Ban Goes to Court Today, Without NOM's Defense

Oregon Marriage Law Gets Its Day in Court, Without NOM

Oregon's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage will be challenged in federal court today in Eugene, without any legal representative arguing in its favor.

NOM Wants to Defend Oregon's Marriage Ban

NOM Wants to Defend Oregon's Marriage Ban

The antigay National Organization for Marriage has filed a motion to step in and defend Oregon's same-sex marriage ban in federal court Wednesday.

Ore. Bar Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Trans Patrons Shuts Its Doors

Ore. Bar, Found Guilty of Antitrans Discrimination, Closes

Citing the 2007 Oregon Equality Act, a group of trans women and cross-dressers filed a discrimination complaint against a local bar owner. After the owner failed to pay a $400,000 fine, the bar has closed.

Oregon Marriage Ban In Court — Without Any Defense

No One Is Defending Oregon's Marriage Ban

A federal judge will hear two cases Wednesday that aim to strike down Oregon's anti-marriage equality law, but no party has stepped in to defend the voter-approved constitutional amendment.

Ore. Trans Student Sues Christian University Over On-Campus Housing Denial

Ore. Trans Student Sues School Over Housing Denial

A trans student faces limited options in the wake of his school's recent housing decision.

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'

That's one of several ultraconservative stances held by fringe candidate Lorraine Mae Rafferty.

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