Everything You Need to Know Now About Marriage Equality in Utah
October 02 2014 6:00 AM ET

Everything We Know Now About Marriage Equality in Utah

Matt Baume

Updated October 6: Marriage has been permanently legalized in Utah, and couples are now free to wed. The next steps in nearby states remain murky.

Suit Seeks Equity in Social Security Survivor Benefits
October 02 2014 4:00 AM ET

Suit Seeks Equity in Social Security Survivor Benefits

Trudy Ring

Attorneys for Deborah Tevyaw say the Social Security Administration has wrongly denied survivor benefits to her and others who have been in same-sex marriages.

Holder's Final Vow to Supreme Court: Uphold Marriage Equality
October 01 2014 3:31 PM ET

What Is Eric Holder's Final Vow Before Supreme Court?

Matt Baume

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says that he expects the Department of Justice to stand behind gay and lesbian couples seeking the freedom to marry before the Supreme Court.

STUDY: Number of Married Same-Sex Couples Up by 50 Percent in Three Years
September 30 2014 3:58 PM ET

STUDY: Number of Married Same-Sex Couples Up by 50 Percent

Trudy Ring

By the end of 2013, there were an estimated 130,000 married same-sex couples in the U.S., a 50 percent increase from three years earlier, says a new Williams Institute study.

Bachmann Backtracks on 'Not an Issue' Remark on Marriage Equality
September 29 2014 4:00 PM ET

Bachmann Backtracks Claim That Marriage Equality's 'Not an Issue'

Trudy Ring

The right-wing congresswoman also said the subject is 'boring' — but she then added that she meant it's boring that the media only asks Republicans about the issue.

African-American Judge Compares Marriage Discrimination to Racism
September 29 2014 2:07 PM ET

WATCH: Judge Rules Marriage Ban Like 'Separate But Equal'

Matt Baume

In a major decision, a Louisiana judge has compared marriage bans to the state's old unconstitutional 'separate but equal' laws.

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart
September 27 2014 2:17 PM ET

Couple Denied Health Insurance For 6 Years Files Complaint Against Walmart

Michelle Garcia

A married couple dealing with cancer must also battle Walmart for health insurance benefits.

WATCH: Freedom to Marry Tells Supreme Court 'It's Time'
September 26 2014 4:09 PM ET

WATCH: Freedom to Marry Tells Supreme Court 'It's Time'

Sunnivie Brydum

The nationwide advocacy group has a message for the justices on the U.S. Supreme Court.

WATCH: Missouri's First Same-Sex Marriage Case In Court Today
September 25 2014 11:32 AM ET

WATCH: Missouri's Marriage Ban Heads to Court Today

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

A state judge will hear oral arguments for and against Missouri's constitutional amendment prohibiting the recognition of legal same-sex marriages in a court in Jackson County today.

S.C. Mayor Becomes 500th Mayor to Support Marriage Equality
September 24 2014 11:46 AM ET

S.C. Mayor Becomes 500th Mayor to Support Marriage Equality

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Columbia, S.C.'s mayor became the 500th mayor to sign on with Freedom to Marry, a bipartisan organization asking for the end of marriage discrimination.

Couple's Wedding Ceremony Interrupted by Slurs From Hidden Onlooker
September 23 2014 5:44 PM ET

Couple's Wedding Ceremony Interrupted by Slurs From Hidden Onlooker

Michelle Garcia

As a couple exchanged vows before 30 of their close friends and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, someone in a nearby building shouted homophobic words at them.

Louisiana Judge Strikes Down State's Marriage Ban
September 23 2014 3:10 PM ET

Louisiana Judge Strikes Down State's Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

A state judge arrived at the exact opposite conclusion of a U.S. district judge regarding the constitutionality of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage.

The Race to Save Iowa's Marriage Equality
September 23 2014 12:02 PM ET

The Race to Save Iowa's Marriage Equality

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Democratic state senator and gubernatorial challenger Jack Hatch has warned Iowans that incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad will jeopardize marriage equality.

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