March 29 2014 6:49 AM ET

First Same-Sex Marriages Take Place in UK Today

Gay couples in England and Wales now have the right to wed, giving them all the same legal benefits as straight unions

Federal Government Will Recognize 300 Michigan Marriages
March 28 2014 10:56 AM ET

Federal Government Will Recognize 300 Michigan Marriages

Michelle Garcia

The federal government announced it would recognize the marriages of those in Michigan who ran to get married after a district court ruling.

Lawsuit Seeks Halt to Joint Tax Filings by Mo. Same-Sex Couples
March 27 2014 5:58 PM ET

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Joint Taxes by Mo. Same-Sex Couples

Trudy Ring

The Missouri Baptist Convention and other marriage equality opponents want to keep same-sex couples from filing joint tax returns.

Puerto Rican Lesbian Couple Sues for Marriage Recognition
March 27 2014 3:49 PM ET

Puerto Rican Lesbian Couple Sues for Marriage Recognition

Sunnivie Brydum

A lesbian attorney and her partner of 14 years are taking aim at Puerto Rico's refusal to recognize the couple's 2004 Massachusetts marriage.

WATCH: Mich. Suspends Rights of Married Same-Sex Couples
March 27 2014 12:56 PM ET

WATCH: Mich. Suspends Rights of Gay Married Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

Michigan governor Rick Snyder confirmed that the more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in the hours when they were allowed are legal, but the couples won't have access to benefits.

Miss. Couple Creates First Record of Same-Sex Marriage
March 25 2014 3:33 PM ET

Miss. Couple Creates First Record of Same-Sex Marriage

Trudy Ring

The couple's registration of their New York marriage license doesn't mean Mississippi will recognize their union, but it's part of a push for marriage equality in Southern states.

Large Christian Charity Embraces Gay Employees ... If They're Married
March 25 2014 3:32 PM ET

Large Christian Charity Embraces Gay Employees ... If They're Married

Michael O'Loughlin

World Vision USA is updating its code of conduct to reflect changing marriage norms.

Michigan: Gov. Snyder Avoids Concrete Answers on Marriage
March 25 2014 1:04 PM ET

Michigan: Gov. Snyder Avoids Concrete Answers on Marriage

Michelle Garcia

Though there are several marriages in limbo in Michigan after a federal court issued a stay on marriage licenses, the governor's office has been quietly avoiding the matter.

Michigan: Hundreds Wed in 24 Hours
March 24 2014 2:32 PM ET

Michigan: Hundreds Wed in 24 Hours

Michelle Garcia

Couples from across the state flocked to obtain marriage licenses before a temporary stay could be issued the following day.

WATCH: Finally, First Couple Married in Michigan
March 22 2014 10:25 AM ET June 04 2014 2:28 PM ET

WATCH: Finally, First Couple Married in Michigan

Lucas Grindley

After a long line of couples were married Saturday morning in Michigan, a federal appeals court stepped in and brought it to a halt.

WATCH: Mich. Moms Learn They've Defeated Marriage Ban
March 21 2014 6:23 PM ET

WATCH: Mich. Moms Learn They've Defeated Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

See the moment April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse learned that the state of Michigan must recognize their marriage and subsequently, their family.

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