State officials can still appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of extending a hold on a pro-equality ruling; otherwise, marriages begin January 6.
Portman, the first Republican U.S. senator to endorse marriage equality, says he'll run for reelection to the Senate instead.
Freedom to Marry's national campaign director reflects on the behind-the-scenes strategy that won marriage nearly nationwide.
Updated February 23: Get up to speed on the flurry of legal moves that keep trying to bring marriage equality to Texas.
Last week saw two victories in Southern states, but there may be bumps in the road before the cases get much further.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a petition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to leave the decision for marriage equality to voters.
A federal judge overturned Mississippi's marriage ban this week, in a ruling heavily influenced by DOMA-busting lawyer Robbie Kaplan.
Texas attorney general (and governor-elect) Greg Abbott makes his feelings about gay and lesbian couples' requests to marry immediately known in his latest legal filing.