Washington and Maryland residents can start applying for marriage licenses on Thursday (though they'll have to wait before it's official), which inspired us to imagine where equality might spread next, not counting the cases already pending Supreme Court review.
Florida senator Marco Rubio is getting a fresh look by Republicans searching for their next big thing, and he uses the spotlight in an interview with GQ to condemn same-sex marriage.
Emanuel this week told Chicago media and The Advocate that it's time for Illinois to have marriage equality, prompting a show of homophobia from a right-wing group and support from a Chicago columnist.
Antigay former Navy chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt told cable political news host David Pakman that recent votes for marriage equality would be viewed by God in the same way as votes in biblical times to crucify Jesus Christ.
The Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the National Organization for Marriage provided nearly 65% of the financing for the unsuccessful efforts to defeat marriage equality initiatives in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington State.