A federal judge agreed to expand a pending lawsuit that aims to mandate Ohio's health department, coroners, and funeral directors to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages as legal on a partner's death certificate.
Ohio Rep. John Becker claims a federal judge's rulings in favor of a legally married gay couple and a gay widower demonstrate the judge's 'incompetence' and 'personal bias.'
The Marriage Matters Ohio campaign kicked off today in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus.
A widower won the right to be named as his husband's spouse on his death certificate
James Obergefell and John Arthur will be listed as married on Arthur's death certificate, and can be buried beside one another when Arthur succumbs to ALS.
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.