Former Senator Makes the Republican Case for Marriage
April 08 2014 2:19 PM ET

Former Senator Makes the Republican Case for Marriage

Michelle Garcia

Former U.S. senator Alan Simpson says everyone deserves the freedom to marry.

WATCH: Adorable Brit Proposes to Boyfriend During Surprise Birthday Party
April 08 2014 12:13 PM ET

WATCH: Adorable Brit Proposes to Boyfriend During Surprise Birthday Party

Jase Peeples

When Jason Rodgers's boyfriend threw him a surprise birthday party he had no idea Rodgers was planning a surprise of his own.

WATCH: LBJ's Daughters Back Marriage Equality, Think He Would Have
April 07 2014 6:11 PM ET

WATCH: LBJ's Daughters Back Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

The late president, a strong supporter of civil rights for African-Americans, was sympathetic to marginalized groups in general, say his daughters.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Photog's 'Freedom to Discriminate' Case
April 07 2014 2:42 PM ET

Supremes Won't Hear Antigay Photographer's Case

Trudy Ring

The court declined to consider the case of a photography business that claimed its refusal to serve a same-sex wedding was not discrimination but a legal exercise of religious freedom.

Marriage Equality Ads to Air in Utah
April 07 2014 11:54 AM ET

Marriage Equality Ads to Air in Utah

Jase Peeples

Utah United for Marriage will begin airing TV ads this week supporting same-sex marriage in the state, including one featuring a large Mormon family.

BREAKING: Judge to Strike Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban
April 04 2014 1:23 PM ET

Judge to Strike Down Ohio's Marriage Recognition Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Federal judge Timothy Black says he'll strike down Ohio's constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriages but won't mandate that Ohio begin performing such unions.

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'
April 04 2014 12:57 PM ET

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'

Trudy Ring

That's one of several ultraconservative stances held by fringe candidate Lorraine Mae Rafferty.

The ACLU Is Helping These 5 Couples Plan (Il)legal Weddings
April 04 2014 5:00 AM ET

The ACLU Is Helping These 5 Couples Plan (Il)legal Weddings

Daniel Reynolds

These five gay and lesbian couples, who are all from states where same-sex marriage is illegal, have won $5,000 to plan their dream wedding in a marriage equality state.

Nebraska Same-Sex Couple Seeking Divorce
April 01 2014 6:56 PM ET

Nebraska Same-Sex Couple Seeking Divorce

Trudy Ring

The problem, though, is that the state doesn't recognize their marriage, performed in Iowa in 2009.

Terminally Ill Lesbian Seeks Marriage Recognition in Indiana
April 01 2014 12:56 PM ET

Terminally Ill Lesbian Seeks Marriage Recognition in Indiana

Trudy Ring

Niki Quasney, who has stage IV cancer, and wife Amy Sandler want the state to immediately recognize their marriage.

Nearly 65K Demand Mozilla CEO Come Out for Marriage Equality
March 31 2014 2:19 PM ET

Nearly 65K Demand Mozilla CEO Come Out for Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Although the company supports marriage equality, some activists still want to know where Mozilla's new CEO stands on the issue.

Virginia Attorney Files Brief Saying Courts Didn't Have Right to Allow Same-Sex Unions
March 30 2014 11:38 AM ET

Virginia Attorney Files Brief Saying Courts Didn't Have Right to Allow Same-Sex Unions

Diane Anderson-Minshall

In the first brief filed after a Virginia judge ruled the state's same-sex marriage ban, one attorney argues that'll lead to marriages between close relatives.

PHOTOS: UK's First Same-sex Weddings Began at Midnight
March 29 2014 12:18 PM ET

PHOTOS: UK's First Same-sex Weddings Began at Midnight

Advocate.com Editors

Share the evident joy of these first same-sex couples as they get married shortly after midnight in Islington.

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