WATCH: After 46 Years Together, Grandfathers Tie the Knot
January 12 2014 3:06 PM ET

WATCH: After 46 Years Together, Grandfathers Tie the Knot

Sunnivie Brydum

Lewis Duckett and Billy Jones spent 46 years together, raised a son, welcomed a granddaughter and finally, last summer, got married.

New Mexico Clerk Who Launched Marriage Equality Donates Leftover Funds
January 12 2014 2:16 PM ET

New Mexico Clerk Who Launched Marriage Equality Donates Leftover Funds

Sunnivie Brydum

Doña Ana county clerk Lynn Ellins issued the first marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the state last August, and is now donating to a statewide marriage equality organization the leftover funds he raised to help pay his legal fees.

Indiana House to Hold Hearing on Marriage Equality Ban
January 11 2014 3:34 PM ET

Indiana House to Hold Hearing on Marriage Equality Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

The proposed constitutional amendment would ban not only same-sex marriage, but any 'substantially similar' legal status providing recognition to couples not comprised of one man and one woman.

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Gets to the Heart of Marriage Equality in Utah
January 11 2014 2:49 PM ET

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Defends His Moms' Utah Marriage

Sunnivie Brydum

Riley Hackford-Peer has a loving family comprised of two moms, himself, and his little brother, and he wants Utah's governor to know that his family deserves equal protection.

Will Colo. Recognize Gay Marriages in Tax Returns?
January 11 2014 8:00 AM ET

Will Colo. Recognize Gay Marriages in Tax Returns?

Sunnivie Brydum

Gay Denver Democrat Sen. Pat Steadman plans to introduce legislation that would allow legally married gay and lesbian Coloradans to file joint state tax returns.

WATCH: Touching Marriage Equality Anthem from 96-Year-Old Actress
January 11 2014 7:00 AM ET

WATCH: 96-Year-Old Actress' Marriage Equality Anthem

Sunnivie Brydum

Marsha Hunt, a 96-year-old former Hollywood actress, wrote 'Here's to All Who Love' in support of marriage equality.

Bill Could Force Fed Government to Recognize State Marriage Laws
January 10 2014 3:36 PM ET

Bill Could Force Fed Government to Recognize State Marriage Laws

Michelle Garcia

A bill proposed by a Texas congressman would prevent the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in states where such unions are not legal.

Federal Government Will Recognize Utah Same-Sex Marriages
January 10 2014 12:41 PM ET

Feds Will Recognize Utah's Same-Sex Marriages

Sunnivie Brydum

It's still unclear whether the state will honor the 1,360 same-sex unions that took place in the 17 days when they were legal.

NOM Leader: 'Same-Sex Marriage Bullies' Oppressing Christians
January 09 2014 6:24 PM ET

NOM Leader: 'Same-Sex Marriage Bullies' Oppressing Christians

Trudy Ring

Right-wing roundup: Brian Brown says gays are the bullies, while Peter LaBarbera says children of same-sex couples learn 'perversion.'

BREAKING: Gov. Says Gay, Lesbian Utahns Are Not Married
January 08 2014 2:27 PM ET January 08 2014 7:18 PM ET

Gov. Says Gay, Lesbian Utahns Are Not Married

Sunnivie Brydum

The office of Utah's governor announced today the state will not recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages that took place before a federal injunction brought such marriages to a halt Monday.

California Caterer Refuses to Serve Gay Wedding Over 'Christian Beliefs'
January 08 2014 5:00 AM ET

Caterer Refuses to Serve Gay Wedding Over 'Christian Beliefs'

Daniel Reynolds

Although marriage equality has been restored in California, the denial of wedding services to same-sex couples may still be legal.

N.M. Gov. Won't Push Anti–Marriage Equality Measure
January 07 2014 7:17 PM ET

N.M. Gov. Won't Push Anti–Marriage Equality Measure

Trudy Ring

Marriage equality is 'now the law of the land,' says Gov. Susana Martinez, who earlier had advocated a popular vote on the matter.

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