WATCH: Marriage Equality Is an 'Extra Right,' Says Right-Wing Activist
March 10 2014 7:44 PM ET

WATCH: Marriage Equality Is an 'Extra Right,' Says Right-Wing Activist

Trudy Ring

Ben Carson, a rising conservative star, says gay people deserve equal rights but not 'extra rights' — the right to marry a same-sex partner being among the latter.

Op-ed: Pope Francis: One Year In, Door Slightly Ajar for LGBT People
March 10 2014 1:23 PM ET

Pope Francis: One Year In, Door Slightly Ajar for LGBTs

Michael O'Loughlin

Progress for LGBT people in the religious sphere will not mirror advances at the ballot box or in the courts, but Pope Francis is showing how it's possible.

Where Can You Get Married in Illinois?
March 07 2014 12:07 PM ET

Where Can You Get Married in Illinois?

Trudy Ring

At least five counties are joining Cook and Champaign in accepting license applications from same-sex couples, but more are waiting for June 1, the marriage equality law's original effective date.

Wyoming Couples Sue for Marriage Equality
March 06 2014 4:46 PM ET

Wyoming Couples Sue for Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Four couples and the statewide group Wyoming Equality filed the suit in a state court Wednesday.

WATCH: Colo. Gov. Comes Out for Marriage Equality
March 05 2014 1:34 PM ET

WATCH: Colo. Gov. Comes Out for Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

John Hickenlooper, the Democratic governor of Colorado, came out for marriage equality in a low-key statement tied to an LGBT group's press release.

Ill. AG Says Marriage Equality Can Begin Statewide
March 05 2014 12:33 PM ET

Ill. AG Says Marriage Equality Can Begin Statewide

Sunnivie Brydum

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says given the constitutional issues, there's no justification to wait to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples until the state's marriage equality law takes effect June 1.

Kentucky's Attorney General Won't Appeal Equal Marriage Ruling, But Governor Will
March 04 2014 12:15 PM ET March 04 2014 4:01 PM ET

Ky. AG Won't Appeal Equal Marriage Ruling, But Gov. Will

Sunnivie Brydum

The federal judge who struck down the state's marriage ban 'got it right,' says Kentucky's Democratic attorney general. The state's governor, also a Democrat, disagrees.

Same-Sex Military Spouses File Brief Supporting Marriage Equality
March 03 2014 8:39 PM ET

Same-Sex Military Spouses File Brief Supporting Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Two groups dedicated to serving the LGBT men and women in uniform and their families filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth District today, arguing that the federal court should declare a fundamental right to marriage in all 50 states.

Poll: Majority Supports Marriage Equality
March 03 2014 3:46 PM ET

Yet Another Big Poll: Majority Supports Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

In a new poll, most Americans say same-sex couples should have the legal right to marry.

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