PHOTOS: Brazilian Couples Get Married En Masse
December 09 2013 1:37 PM ET

PHOTOS: Brazilian Couples Get Married En Masse

Advocate.com Editors

130 gay and lesbian couples flocked to a Rio de Janeiro courthouse to get married in a record-setting ceremony.

Gay Teacher Fired After Obtaining Marriage License
December 08 2013 3:31 PM ET

Gay Teacher Fired After Obtaining Marriage License

Sunnivie Brydum

A 12-year-teaching veteran was fired from a Catholic high school in Pennsylvania immediately after he applied for a marriage license with his same-sex partner in neighboring New Jersey Friday.

Washington's Weddings Were 17 Percent Gay Last Year
December 07 2013 9:00 AM ET

Washington's Weddings Were 17 Percent Gay Last Year

Sunnivie Brydum

More than 7,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot in the Evergreen state since marriage equality took effect last December.

Colo. Bakery's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake Is Discrimination, Judge Rules
December 07 2013 8:00 AM ET

Colo. Bakery's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake Is Discrimination

Sunnivie Brydum

A civil court judge in Denver determined that Jack Phillips violated Colorado's antidiscrimination law when he refused to bake a cake for the wedding of a gay couple last summer.

WATCH: Glenn Beck Has Gay Friends, So He's Not Intolerant
December 06 2013 3:44 PM ET

WATCH: Glenn Beck Has Gay Friends, So He's Not Intolerant

Sunnivie Brydum

The former Fox News pundit trotted out the classic explanation when recounting how he convinced his daughter that he is a tolerant person.

Illinois Family Institute Compares Marriage Equality to Junk Food
December 06 2013 2:21 PM ET

Illinois Family Institute Compares Marriage Equality to Junk Food

Nicholas Cimarusti

The Illinois Family Institute, an anti-LGBT Christian organization, issued a fake nutritional label that tries (and fails) to be clever in its opposition to marriage equality. This is not the first written disaster from the organization.

WATCH: Colo. Baker Who Refused Gay Wedding Cake Appears In Court
December 05 2013 1:33 PM ET

WATCH: Colo. Baker Charged with Antigay Discrimination

Sunnivie Brydum

The bakery owner contends that baking cakes is a form of expression that is protected under the First Amendment. The gay couple who were denied contend it's against the state's nondiscrimination laws to refuse to serve them.

Same-Sex Couples to Marry Saturday in Australian Capital
December 03 2013 4:49 PM ET

Same-Sex Couples to Marry Saturday in Australian Capital

Sunnivie Brydum

Australia's Capital Territory passed marriage equality legislation in October, and the nation's High Court declined to issue a ruling before the law takes effect Saturday.

WATCH: Hawaii Celebrates Marriage Equality
December 03 2013 3:05 PM ET

WATCH: Hawaii Celebrates Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

The first day of marriage equality in the state saw nearly 50 same-sex couples wed.

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Hawaii
December 02 2013 3:10 PM ET

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Hawaii

Trudy Ring

Six couples took their vows just after midnight today as the state's marriage equality law went into effect.

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