Gay Ambassador to Australia Marries in D.C.
August 12 2013 1:23 PM ET

Gay Ambassador to Australia Marries in D.C.

Sunnivie Brydum

John Berry, U.S. ambassador to Australia, married his partner of 17 years, Curtis Yee, on Saturday.

WATCH: Prime Minister Wants to Bring Marriage Equality to Australia In 100 Days
August 12 2013 12:23 PM ET

WATCH: Australian PM Wants Marriage Equality In 100 Days

Sunnivie Brydum

Kevin Rudd, Australia's incumbent prime minister, promised a conscience vote on marriage equality within the first 100 days of his next parliamentary term if he's reelected.

NOM's Antigay Efforts in Iowa Have Them in Hot Water
August 10 2013 1:48 PM ET

NOM's Antigay Efforts in Iowa Have Them in Hot Water

Neal Broverman

The National Organization for Marriage is being investigated for ethics breaches by the state of Iowa.

Pentagon, Social Security Illuminate Same-Sex Spousal Benefits
August 09 2013 5:21 PM ET August 14 2013 5:10 PM ET

Pentagon Will Treat Married Same-Sex Couples Equally

Sunnivie Brydum

The Department of Defense and Social Security offered clarifications on how each federal agency will treat married same-sex couples in light of the Supreme Court's historic ruling striking down section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

Lesbian Couple Takes On Ecuador's Marriage Fight
August 07 2013 5:25 PM ET

Lesbian Couple Takes On Ecuador's Marriage Fight

Michelle Garcia

A lesbian couple applied for a marriage license despite the country's ban on same-sex marriages.

Same-Sex Marriage Begins in Uruguay
August 06 2013 6:20 PM ET

Same-Sex Marriage Begins in Uruguay

Daniel Reynolds

Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Mirando, partners of 14 years, became the first gay couple to register for marriage in the South American country.

Illinois Gov. Urges Wisconsin to Pass Marriage Equality
August 06 2013 4:53 PM ET

Illinois Gov. Urges Wisconsin to Pass Marriage Equality

Daniel Reynolds

Governor Pat Quinn is advocating for solidarity in marriage equality among the Midwestern region.

Pennsylvania Mayor Officiates His County's First Gay Marriage
August 06 2013 1:59 PM ET

Pennsylvania Mayor Officiates His County's First Gay Marriage

Daniel Reynolds

Defying Pennsylvania law, mayor John Fetterman performed the first same-sex marriage in his county.

WATCH: Geeky, Adorable Gay Marriage Proposal at GaymerX Convention
August 05 2013 3:53 PM ET

WATCH: The Greatest Geeky Gay Proposal at GaymerX

Jase Peeples

One attendee at San Francisco’s gay gamer convention enlisted the help of a popular video game voice actress to help him pop the question.

WATCH: Minn. Rep. Sings to Celebrate Marriage Equality
August 03 2013 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: Minn. Rep. Sings to Celebrate Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

The day before his state began performing same-sex marriages, the Minnesota Democrat filmed a special message to his constituents.

John Kerry Confirms Same-Sex Couples Now Eligible for Visas
August 03 2013 7:30 AM ET

John Kerry Confirms Same-Sex Couples Now Eligible for Visas

Sunnivie Brydum

The secretary of state announced that his department will begin treating married same-sex binational couples the same as opposite-sex couples immediately.

Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Decide National Marriage Equality
August 01 2013 5:37 PM ET

Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Decide National Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

An ongoing poll from Reuters reveals that many Americans think the Supreme Court is the right place to settle the national debate on marriage equality.

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