Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in Louisiana, Missouri
February 12 2014 6:22 PM ET

Equal Marriage Recognition Suits Filed in La., Mo.

Sunnivie Brydum

LGBT organizations are taking aim at discriminatory marriage laws in two traditionally conservative states.

Judge Hears Arguments on Lifting Texas Marriage Ban; No Ruling Yet
February 12 2014 4:50 PM ET

Judge Hears Arguments on Lifting Texas Marriage Ban; No Ruling Yet

Trudy Ring

The couples challenging the ban want it suspended while they await a trial in the case.

Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
February 12 2014 1:42 PM ET

Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal judge declared that Kentucky's refusal to recognize legal out-of-state same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, but stopped short of establishing marriage equality in the state.

Indy Antimarriage Amendment Advances, But It Could Be a Setback
February 11 2014 7:49 PM ET

Indy Antimarriage Amendment Advances, But It Could Be a Setback

Trudy Ring

A Senate committee advanced an anti–marriage equality constitutional amendment that differs from one approved three years ago — possibly delaying a public vote on it.

Ala. 'Ten Commandments' Judge: Marriage Equality Will Destroy Constitution
February 11 2014 6:45 PM ET

Ala. 'Ten Commandments' Judge: Marriage Equality Will Destroy Constitution

Trudy Ring

Roy Moore, who once gained fame but lost his judicial position over a Ten Commandments monument, wants to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage — an idea that's gone nowhere before.

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church
February 11 2014 2:07 PM ET

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

Michael O'Loughlin

The Catholic archbishop of Dublin laments cultural homophobia ahead of a 2015 referendum on marriage equality in Ireland.

Nevada Drops Defense of Marriage Ban
February 11 2014 1:29 PM ET

Nevada Drops Defense of Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

The state's attorney general and governor announced today that the 'legal landscape has changed' and the 2002 anti-gay marriage amendment is 'no longer defensible in court.'

DOJ Makes Same-Sex Spousal Benefits Official
February 10 2014 5:13 PM ET

DOJ Makes Same-Sex Spousal Benefits Official

Sunnivie Brydum

Attorney General Eric Holder today formalized the new policy, which will see the U.S. Department of Justice grant broad recognition to legally married same-sex couples.

Ruling on Virginia's Marriage Ban Expected 'Soon'
February 04 2014 4:51 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protests Flank Virginia's First Marriage Hearing 

Sunnivie Brydum

Flanked by pro- and anti-equality protestors, the first of two cases hoping to strike down Virginia's ban on marriage equality was heard at the federal courthouse today in Norfolk, Va.

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