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Federal Judge Stays Alabama Gay Marriage Ruling for 2 Weeks

NATIONAL | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

FAMILY | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Alabama Appeals Decision Blocking Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Jan 26
The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage.

Elton John and Husband to Tie the Knot Once More

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 17
Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title.

Book Captures Legislative Effort of Marriage Fight

BOOKS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 13
A third major book on the marriage equality fight has hit bookstores this year, but unlike the previous two, which focused on California's efforts to undo Proposition 8, this one looks at behind the scenes efforts.

Kansas Now Issuing Gender-Neutral Marriage Forms

FAMILY | By Heather Hollingsworth | Dec 12
Kansas has begun issuing gender-neutral marriage forms amid ongoing litigation over its same-sex marriage ban.

Gay Canvassers Sway Voters on Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By David Crary | Dec 11
For years, backers of same-sex marriage have said more voters would support it if only they could hear directly from gay people with a personal stake in the issue. A new academic study bears out that hunch.

Florida AG Pam Bondi Continues to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

POLITICS | By Jason Parsley | Nov 29
In the past few weeks Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has submitted a flurry of briefs in order to stop same-sex marriages from starting in the state. This was, of course, expected from her.

Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Another Prominent Republican Comes Out for Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By Julie Carr Smith | Nov 15
A Republican justice on the Ohio Supreme Court says the legal obstacles facing his lesbian daughter, her partner and their two children have made him view the state's protections for same-sex couples and their families as inadequate.

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