Lesbian Couple's Suit Asks Wis. High Court to Strike Down Marriage Ban
April 17 2014 2:20 PM ET

Lesbian Couple Asks Wis. High Court to Invalidate Marriage Ban

Trudy Ring

The suit from a Milwaukee couple says the issue is of such importance that the state Supreme Court should have original jurisdiction.

Prop. 8 Defense Attorney 'Evolves' on Marriage
April 17 2014 1:09 PM ET

Prop. 8 Defense Attorney 'Evolves' on Marriage

Sunnivie Brydum

Charles Cooper, the lawyer who unsuccessfully argued that California's same-sex marriage ban was constitutional, now supports marriage equality and is helping plan his stepdaughter's wedding to another woman.

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record
April 16 2014 8:23 PM ET

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record

Trudy Ring

Ingraham has often used inflammatory language in discussing LGBT rights, among many other issues.

New Book: Biden Pushed Obama on Marriage Equality
April 16 2014 6:05 PM ET

New Book: Biden Pushed Obama on Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Vice President Joe Biden's marriage equality endorsement in 2012 was no trial balloon, but it forced the president to take a pro-equality stand, says the new book Forcing the Spring.

Ohio Marriage Ruling Stayed, Except for Plaintiffs
April 16 2014 12:50 PM ET

Ohio Marriage Ruling Stayed, Except for Plaintiffs

Sunnivie Brydum

Federal judge Timothy Black granted a stay on his ruling striking down Ohio's marriage recognition ban, but ordered the state to issue birth certificates listing both married same-sex parents to the four plaintiff couples.

Anglican Priest Defies Church, Marries Partner
April 15 2014 5:18 PM ET

Anglican Priest Defies Church, Marries Partner

Michael O'Loughlin

A Church of England clergy member takes advantage of England's new marriage equality law, in defiance of his denomination's opposition to same-sex unions.

Nevada Republican Party Drops Opposition to Marriage Equality
April 14 2014 8:14 PM ET

Nevada Republican Party Drops Opposition to Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

With little debate, the state party adopted a platform without language opposing same-sex marriage.

ACLU Seeks Recognition for 300 Michigan Marriages
April 14 2014 5:47 PM ET

ACLU Seeks Recognition for 300 Michigan Marriages

Sunnivie Brydum

For less than 24 hours, marriage equality was the law of the land in Michigan. Now the ACLU is suing the state to make sure the same-sex couples who married get the rights they're entitled to.

BREAKING: Judge Strikes Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban
April 14 2014 10:54 AM ET

Judge Strikes Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Federal judge Timothy Black held true to his word and issued a ruling ordering Ohio to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other states.

Virginia Attorney General Compares Marriage Ban to Racism
April 12 2014 3:20 PM ET

Virginia's AG Compares Marriage Ban to Racism

Lucas Grindley

Bans on same-sex couples getting married sound awfully similar to bans on interracial marriage, says Virginia's attorney general.

Elderly N.C. Couples With Severe Medical Issues Demand Marriage Rights
April 11 2014 1:38 PM ET

Elderly N.C. Couples Demand Marriage Rights

Michelle Garcia

Three couples with pressing medical issues appeal to courts to recognize their marriages before it is too late.

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