Missouri Judge Orders State to Recognize Outside Same-Sex Marriages
October 03 2014 4:43 PM ET

Missouri Judge Orders State to Recognize Outside Same-Sex Marriages

Michelle Garcia

A judge's ruling on marriage equality may affect at least 5,400 same-sex couples across the state of Missouri.

Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision
October 03 2014 1:20 PM ET

Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision

Matt Baume

When asked about plans to take up a marriage case, the Supreme Court justice became as coy and cute as he possibly could muster.

Couple Gets Second Chance at Wedding After First Marred by Antigay Slurs
October 03 2014 12:53 PM ET

Couple Gets Second Chance at Wedding After First Marred by Antigay Slurs

Michelle Garcia

Residents and business owners are rallying around a gay couple whose wedding was disrupted by a homophobic onlooker.

 Does This Face Mean Rand Paul Could Evolve on Marriage Equality?
October 03 2014 12:19 PM ET

Does This Face Mean Rand Paul Could Evolve on Marriage?

Lucas Grindley

The potential 2016 candidate for president is trying to strike an inclusive tone.

What to Expect Now That Supreme Court Delayed Marriage Decision
October 02 2014 4:50 PM ET

What to Expect Now That Supreme Court Delayed Marriage Decision

Matt Baume

Marriage lawsuits are conspicuously absent from Supreme Court's list of approved cases. Here's what happens next.

Everything You Need to Know Now About Marriage Equality in Utah
October 02 2014 5:00 AM ET

Everything We Know Now About Marriage Equality in Utah

Matt Baume

Updated October 6: Marriage has been permanently legalized in Utah, and couples are now free to wed. The next steps in nearby states remain murky.

Suit Seeks Equity in Social Security Survivor Benefits
October 02 2014 3:00 AM ET

Suit Seeks Equity in Social Security Survivor Benefits

Trudy Ring

Attorneys for Deborah Tevyaw say the Social Security Administration has wrongly denied survivor benefits to her and others who have been in same-sex marriages.

Holder's Final Vow to Supreme Court: Uphold Marriage Equality
October 01 2014 2:31 PM ET

What Is Eric Holder's Final Vow Before Supreme Court?

Matt Baume

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says that he expects the Department of Justice to stand behind gay and lesbian couples seeking the freedom to marry before the Supreme Court.

STUDY: Number of Married Same-Sex Couples Up by 50 Percent in Three Years
September 30 2014 2:58 PM ET

STUDY: Number of Married Same-Sex Couples Up by 50 Percent

Trudy Ring

By the end of 2013, there were an estimated 130,000 married same-sex couples in the U.S., a 50 percent increase from three years earlier, says a new Williams Institute study.

Bachmann Backtracks on 'Not an Issue' Remark on Marriage Equality
September 29 2014 3:00 PM ET

Bachmann Backtracks Claim That Marriage Equality's 'Not an Issue'

Trudy Ring

The right-wing congresswoman also said the subject is 'boring' — but she then added that she meant it's boring that the media only asks Republicans about the issue.

African-American Judge Compares Marriage Discrimination to Racism
September 29 2014 1:07 PM ET

WATCH: Judge Rules Marriage Ban Like 'Separate But Equal'

Matt Baume

In a major decision, a Louisiana judge has compared marriage bans to the state's old unconstitutional 'separate but equal' laws.

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart
September 27 2014 1:17 PM ET

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart

Michelle Garcia

A married couple dealing with cancer must also battle Walmart for health insurance benefits.

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