Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court to Review Their Victory
August 30 2014 6:00 AM ET

Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court to Review Their Victory

Matt Baume

It's rare that the winning parties in a case will ask for a review of their victories, but that's exactly what's happening in the three leading states with marriage equality cases.

Virginia Could Be Marriage Equality State Next Week
August 13 2014 1:29 PM ET

Virginia Could Be Marriage Equality State Next Week

Trudy Ring

An appeals court has refused to delay its decision striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban — but the Supreme Court could still intervene.

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Three Marriage Cases Next Session
August 04 2014 4:03 PM ET

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Marriage Cases Next Session

Sunnivie Brydum

As two more marriage equality cases are appealed to the Supreme Court, activists on all sides of the issue are locked in a 'will they, won't they, wait and see' moment.

South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight
July 29 2014 4:29 PM ET

S.C.'s Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Sunnivie Brydum

The Republican attorney general said his office sees no reason to change its strategy after a federal court with jurisdiction over South Carolina struck down a similar ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia.

Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
July 28 2014 12:57 PM ET

Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Michelle Garcia

Judges ruled 2-1 that barring marriage rights to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.

Appeals Court Seems Likely to Strike Down Va. Marriage Ban
May 13 2014 4:54 PM ET

Appeals Court 'Ready' to Strike Down Va. Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Those inside the federal courthouse for the Fourth District Court of Appeals today report that two of three judges appeared ready to strike down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Op-ed: Why Virginia Is the Next Stop on the Road to Marriage Equality
May 13 2014 3:13 AM ET

Op-ed: Virginia Is Next on the Road to Marriage Equality

James Esseks

Attorneys will argue in court Tuesday that Virginia must establish marriage equality. Here are the couples who are showing the state why its laws must change.

Virginia Attorney General Compares Marriage Ban to Racism
April 12 2014 3:20 PM ET

Virginia's AG Compares Marriage Ban to Racism

Lucas Grindley

Bans on same-sex couples getting married sound awfully similar to bans on interracial marriage, says Virginia's attorney general.

Virginia's House of Delegates Repeals Sodomy Ban
March 07 2014 1:52 PM ET

Sorry Ken, Virginia's House OK With Sodomy

Daniel Reynolds

The bill, which revises the state's longstanding 'Crimes Against Nature' statute, was passed unanimously and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out
February 22 2014 1:04 PM ET

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

Trudy Ring

Mark Sickles says 'the current moment in Virginia,' where a ban on same-sex marriage was recently struck down, motivated his announcement.

Va. Crafts Policy For Trans High School Athletes
February 20 2014 2:57 PM ET

Va. Crafts Policy for Trans HS Athletes

Parker Marie Molloy

The governing board of the Virginia association overseeing high school athletics recently adopted a policy that would allow trans participation in athletics, but the stipulations could make it tough for some students to take advantage.

BREAKING: Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
February 13 2014 11:30 PM ET

Ruling Is In: Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Sunnivie Brydum

The ruling was accompanied by a stay, meaning same-sex couples can not yet begin marrying in Virginia.

Ruling on Virginia's Marriage Ban Expected 'Soon'
February 04 2014 4:51 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protests Flank Virginia's First Marriage Hearing 

Sunnivie Brydum

Flanked by pro- and anti-equality protestors, the first of two cases hoping to strike down Virginia's ban on marriage equality was heard at the federal courthouse today in Norfolk, Va.

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