Jewish leaders objected strongly to a comparison between gay couples and neo-Nazis used by a leader of an anti-marriage equality group.
A group of people brutally attacked three gay men dressed in drag in downtown Portland, Ore., on Halloween.
Retired pastor Gilbert Rossing has two gay sons — he officiated a marriage ceremony for one and would like to do so for the other, if only the state of Oregon would legalize same-sex marriage.
The Trail Blazers were joined by Portland's men and women's soccer team in supporting a push to put marriage equality on the Oregon ballot in 2014.
The decision allows Oregon authorities to recognize and extend benefits to same-sex couples who were legally married in other states and countries.