Dr. Rebecca Brinkman and Margaret Burd have filed suit for the right to wed, arguing that a civil union will deny them key rights and privileges bestowed by marriage equality.
The Aloha State continues its march to becoming the 15th to embrace marriage equality.
The poll, released Friday by Out and Equal after the group commissioned the study from Harris Poll, found that more than two thirds of American adults believe the U.S. is on a surefire path to national marriage equality.
After a few years of sitting out such battles, the church is becoming active in Hawaii, urging members to oppose the legislation pending there.
Retired pastor Gilbert Rossing has two gay sons — he officiated a marriage ceremony for one and would like to do so for the other, if only the state of Oregon would legalize same-sex marriage.
Two same-sex couples in Texas take aim at the laws that keep the state from recognizing their marriages.
As the Hawaii legislature gathers for a special session to consider marriage equality, the antigay National Organization for Marriage begins running TV ads opposing same-sex marriage.