Supreme Court Inches Closer to Marriage Decision
December 18 2014 4:35 PM ET

Supreme Court Inches Closer to Marriage Decision

Trudy Ring

In January, the justices will weigh whether to take up the Louisiana case, but Idaho's governor says his state offers the best vehicle for a marriage equality decision.

Tennessee Desperate to Keep Marriage Case Out of Court
December 17 2014 1:25 PM ET

Tennessee Desperate to Keep Marriage Case Out of Court

Matt Baume

Tennessee officials want the U.S. Supreme Court to keep an antigay ruling in place, upholding the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Nashville Trans Woman Found Shot to Death
November 18 2014 2:25 PM ET

Nashville Trans Woman Found Shot to Death

Mitch Kellaway

Police are investigating how Gizzy Fowler came to be in the driveway of a stranger's Nashville residence, where she was found murdered outside her car.

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Marriage Bans in 4 States
November 06 2014 5:03 PM ET November 06 2014 10:46 PM ET

Four Marriage Bans Upheld; Next Stop Supreme Court?

Sunnivie Brydum

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals found bans on same-sex marriage in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan to be perfectly lawful.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Marriage Decision: 'No Need For Us to Rush'
September 17 2014 2:52 PM ET

Ginsburg on Marriage Decision: 'No Need For Us to Rush'

Sunnivie Brydum

The Supreme Court justice's latest remarks seem to contradict her own earlier prediction that the court will not duck the issue of marriage equality.

WATCH: Antigay Billboard Sparks Controversy in Tenn.
September 17 2014 1:03 PM ET

WATCH: Antigay Tenn. Billboard Isn't Going Anywhere

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

A Vietnam veteran and a group of his friends pooled funds to purchase a billboard condemning the 'abomination' of homosexuality on Portland, Tennessee's Highway 52.

Nashville Mayor Joins Marriage Equality Coalition
August 22 2014 6:54 PM ET

Nashville Mayor Joins Marriage Equality Coalition

Trudy Ring

The mayor of Music City becomes the first Tennessee member of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.

Tenn.'s 'Don't Say Gay' Lawmaker Loses Primary
August 08 2014 7:02 PM ET

Tenn.'s 'Don't Say Gay' Lawmaker Loses Primary

Trudy Ring

State senator Stacey Campfield, who had become an embarrassment to the Republican Party with his extremely antigay views, went down to defeat Thursday.

Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality
August 06 2014 6:59 PM ET

Appellate Judge: Sky Hasn't Fallen Due to Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

That statement came from one of three judges who today heard appeals in marriage equality cases from four states.

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples
April 29 2014 12:24 PM ET

Tenn. Wedding Venue Changes Tune, Will Allow Gay Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

After consulting with the statewide equality organization, Mint Springs Farm near Nashville, Tenn., decided that it will allow same-sex couples to host weddings and commitment ceremonies on its grounds.

Gay Iraq Vets Turned Away From Tenn. Wedding Venue
April 28 2014 3:20 PM ET

WATCH: Iraq Vets Turned Away From Tenn. Wedding Venue

Sunnivie Brydum

Anthony Wilfert and Brian Blas thought they'd found the perfect place to hold their commitment ceremony, until they received an email claiming Tennessee's prohibition on same-sex marriage made the couple ineligible for booking.

Appeals Court Unmarries Three Gay Couples in Tenn.
April 28 2014 1:20 PM ET

Appeals Court Unmarries Three Gay Couples in Tenn.

Sunnivie Brydum

By granting the Tennessee attorney general's request for a stay, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals voided the recently recognized legal marriages of three same-sex couples.

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