After days of legal wrangling, same-sex couples began marrying Thursday evening in Nevada.
After an order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, most county clerks have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
In the wake of imminent marriage equality in Nevada, state senator Kevin Atkinson asked his partner of nearly seven years to become his husband.
The state's Supreme Court, at the request of Attorney General Alan Wilson, has blocked issuance of such licenses.
Florida's governor and attorney general pledge to fight marriage equality despite U.S. Supreme Court recent refusal to review same-sex marriage appeals.
The state's top officials announced today that they won't defend West Virginia's ban on marriage equality, while two West Virginia counties are ready to issue licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
The Ninth Circuit flatly rejected arguments that legal same-sex marriage will prompt opposite-sex couples to fall into 'sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll.'
The party isn't strong enough in its opposition to marriage equality to suit Mike Huckabee, who once sought its presidential nomination. Meanwhile, another right-winger likens marriage equality to slavery.
As marriage equality remains uneven across the U.S., transgender citizens' unique marriage challenges in states like Mississippi continue to surface.