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