California Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Weddings
July 15 2013 4:57 PM ET

California Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Weddings

Sunnivie Brydum

Official proponents of California's Proposition 8 had filed an emergency petition asking the state's highest court to halt the issuing of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The court denied that request Monday afternoon.

WATCH: Terminally Ill Ohio Gay Man and Partner Fly to Maryland to Marry
July 15 2013 3:24 PM ET

WATCH: Terminally Ill Gay Man Marries in Maryland Airport

Sunnivie Brydum

The Cincinnati Enquirer captures the touching story of Jim Obergefell and his husband John Arthur, who was diagnosed with ALS, but still managed to travel to Maryland to formalize their 20-year-partnership in marriage. 

U.K. House of Lords Give Final Approval to Marriage Equality
July 15 2013 11:07 AM ET

U.K. Lords Say 'I Do' Support Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

The legislation now heads back to the House of Commons for final approval, before going to the Queen for her signature.

Man Proposes to Boyfriend on Change.org Petition
July 12 2013 6:48 PM ET

Man Proposes to Boyfriend on Change.org Petition

Daniel Reynolds

Following the repeal of Proposition 8, a California man proposed to his boyfriend through the online petition website.

Prop. 8 Backers Beg California Supreme Court to Deny Wedding Licenses
July 12 2013 2:56 PM ET

Prop. 8 Backers Try Again to Block Wedding Licenses

Daniel Reynolds

In its latest effort to prevent same-sex marriage in California, ProtectMarriage has asked the state's Supreme Court to deny wedding licenses.

Penn. AG Won't Defend State's Marriage Ban
July 11 2013 11:42 AM ET September 12 2013 4:26 PM ET

Penn. AG Won't Defend State's Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she "cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's version of DOMA. I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional."

N.C. Readies Marriage Ban Challenge
July 10 2013 5:40 PM ET

N.C. Readies Marriage Ban Challenge

Michelle Garcia

Six couples have joined a legal challenge to the state's laws that discriminate against gay couples and families

Poll: New Jersey Wants Marriage
July 10 2013 3:18 PM ET

Poll: New Jersey Wants Marriage

Michelle Garcia

A new poll shows a majority of New Jersey residents would support a marriage equality bill in their state.

President Obama and First Lady Used in Marriage Equality Radio Ad
July 09 2013 4:33 PM ET

President Obama and First Lady Used in Marriage Equality Radio Ad

Jase Peeples

Illinois Unites for Marriage Equality is running an ad on black radio stations featuring pro-gay marriage sound bites from both the president and First Lady Michelle Obama.

ACLU Sues for Marriage Equality in Pennsylvania
July 09 2013 1:56 PM ET

ACLU Sues for Marriage Equality in Pennsylvania

Jase Peeples

"Whether it's through litigation, the legislature, or the ballot box, we will continue to work to broaden the number of states where same-sex couples can marry," said ACLU spokeswoman Leslie Cooper.

WATCH: San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Celebrates Prop. 8's Death With Lesbian Couple Who Killed It
July 08 2013 3:05 PM ET

WATCH: S.F. Gay Men's Chorus Celebrates Prop. 8's Death

Sunnivie Brydum

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus performed an a cappella rendition of 'San Francisco' just moments after Prop. 8 plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier were married.

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