PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon
May 20 2014 1:20 PM ET

PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon

Advocate.com Editors

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.

Judge: Utah Must Recognize 1,300 Same-Sex Couples' Marriages
May 19 2014 6:27 PM ET

Judge: Utah Must Recognize 1,300 Same-Sex Couples' Marriages

Trudy Ring

A federal judge orders the state to recognize the unions of those same-sex couples who married in the brief period when such marriages were legal -- but the state will have a chance to appeal.

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional
May 19 2014 3:23 PM ET

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

Michelle Garcia

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

VA Grants Benefits to Lesbian Widow of Fallen Soldier
May 19 2014 1:12 PM ET

VA Grants Benefits to Lesbian Widow of Fallen Soldier

Michelle Garcia

Nearly two years after her wife died in Afghanistan, an Iraq veteran and National Guard member says the Department of Veterans Affairs will recognize her rights as a widow.

Utah AG Gets His Wish, Adoptions Halted for Same-Sex Couples
May 18 2014 11:50 AM ET

Utah AG Gets Wish, Adoptions Halted for Same-Sex Couples

Lucas Grindley

The fight over marriage equality has immediate consequences for families in Utah.

Op-ed: Married Couples, Healthy Lives
May 17 2014 4:19 AM ET

Op-ed: An Unexpected Benefit of A Decade of Marriage Equality

Kenneth Mayer And Steven Safren

One unexpected benefit of a decade of marriage equality? Improved health.

Ark. Supreme Court Halts Marriage Equality
May 16 2014 6:00 PM ET

Arkansas Supreme Court Halts Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

County clerks are no longer to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Arkansas, as the state's highest court issues a stay of a local judge's ruling.

Ark. Marriage Equality Resumes
May 15 2014 6:00 PM ET

Ark. Marriage Equality Resumes

Sunnivie Brydum

The state judge who struck down Arkansas's statutory and constitutional prohibitions on same-sex marriage clarified his ruling today by voiding all state laws that refer to marriage solely as the union of one man and one woman.

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Delays Idaho Marriage Equality
May 15 2014 5:25 PM ET

Fed. Court Delays Idaho Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Same-sex couples in Idaho will not be able to get married Friday, as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals considers the state's appeal of a ruling establishing marriage equality in the state.

Idaho Begs Appeals Court to Stop 'Unseemly Chaos' of Friday Marriage Equality
May 15 2014 2:54 PM ET

Idaho Begs Court to Stop 'Unseemly Chaos' of Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

After a federal trial judge denied his request, Idaho governor Butch Otter has asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to issue a preemptive stay of a ruling that would allow same-sex couples in Idaho to begin marrying Friday.

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