Oregon Marriage Ban In Court — Without Any Defense
April 21 2014 2:17 PM ET

No One Is Defending Oregon's Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal judge will hear two cases Wednesday that aim to strike down Oregon's anti-marriage equality law, but no party has stepped in to defend the voter-approved constitutional amendment.

Ark. Marriage Ruling Likely in Two Weeks
April 17 2014 6:21 PM ET

Ark. Marriage Ruling Likely in Two Weeks

Trudy Ring

So says Judge Chris Piazza, who heard arguments today in a case challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Okla. Marks Second Marriage Challenge at Appeals Court
April 17 2014 4:41 PM ET

Okla. Marks Second Marriage Challenge at Appeals Court

Sunnivie Brydum

A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments today in the challenge to Oklahoma's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage.

April 17 2014 3:27 PM ET

Prop. 8's June Grooms: Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo Finally Get Their Ceremony

On the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that overturned the discriminatory Prop.

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.

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