Arizona: Federal Judge Says Government Must Recognize Widower's Marriage
September 12 2014 3:42 PM ET

Arizona: Federal Judge Says Government Must Recognize Widower's Marriage

Michelle Garcia

Fred McQuire sought federal benefits via his marriage to George Martinez, who recently died of cancer.

Indiana Must Recognize Another Lesbian Couple's Marriage
September 12 2014 3:20 PM ET

Indiana Must Recognize Another Lesbian Couple's Marriage

Trudy Ring

The state agreed to recognize the marriage of a terminally ill woman and her wife; it has already recognized the union of two women in a similar situation.

Wis. Same-Sex Couple Granted Adoption Rights, Marriage Recognition
September 12 2014 3:11 PM ET

Wis. Moms Celebrate Historic Adoption Victory

Mitch Kellaway

With Wisconsin's equal marriage ban declared unconstitutional, parental rights have been able to forge ahead.

States Adopt Opposite Stances in Marriage Petitions to Supreme Court
September 11 2014 1:31 PM ET

States Square Off For Supreme Court's Marriage Review

Matt Baume

In trying to appeal to the Supreme Court justices, attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana disagree on what constitutes a strength or a weakness in their cases.

Op-ed: Who Pops the Question — Top or Bottom?
September 11 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Who Pops the Question — Top or Bottom?

Frank Lowe

Gay couples have the freedom to reject gender roles, notes our correspondent.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Consider Taking Five Marriage Cases This Year
September 10 2014 5:11 PM ET

Supreme Court to Consider Five Marriage Cases 

Michelle Garcia

The court will decide whether to hear the cases around marriage bans in Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin.

WATCH: Ore. Republican's Campaign Ad Makes Gay History
September 10 2014 3:58 PM ET

WATCH: This Ore. Republican Just Made Gay Ad History

Sunnivie Brydum

The first congressional candidate to feature a same-sex couple in her campaign might surprise you — because she's a Republican.

House Committee Won't Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Vets
September 10 2014 3:40 PM ET

House Committee Won't Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Vets

Trudy Ring

The legislation would have allowed veterans' same-sex spouses access to benefits, even if they do not live in a marriage equality state.

Healey, Kerrigan Win Statewide Primary Bids in Massachusetts
September 10 2014 2:23 PM ET

Healey, Kerrigan Win Statewide Primary Bids in Massachusetts

Michelle Garcia

Two out candidates vying for statewide seats won their primary challenges Tuesday night.

Ninth Circuit Judges Hint at Favorable Ruling Coming Soon
September 10 2014 12:02 PM ET

Ninth Circuit Judges Hint at Favorable Ruling Coming Soon

Matt Baume

Judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals appeared sympathetic to those challenging marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada.

Op-ed: The Very Personal Side of Challenging Marriage Laws
September 10 2014 6:20 AM ET

A Very Personal Side of Challenging Marriage Laws

James Esseks

Some of the people who are making marriage a reality through legal challenges are doing so by sharing their toughest moments with the world.

New Evangelical Group Supports Marriage Equality
September 09 2014 3:31 PM ET

Evangelicals Support Marriage Equality?

Trudy Ring

Evangelicals for Marriage Equality says evangelical Christians can support marriage equality in the civil sphere regardless of their churches' beliefs on the issue.

What If the Supreme Court Doesn't Take a Marriage Case?
September 09 2014 2:06 PM ET

What If the Supreme Court Doesn't Take a Marriage Case?

Matt Baume

Even if the Supreme Court justices don't take up any of the same-sex marriage case before them, marriage equality could be on its way to 65 million Americans.

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