Topics :: Marriage equality

Census Finds More Than a Half Million LGBT Weddings This Decade

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
More than a half a million LGBT Americans have married their same-sex partner since marriage equality first allowed them to marry, reports the United States Census Bureau this week.

Betsy Johnson Celebrates Brides, Marriage Freedom

By Leanne Italie | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson's runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few "Real Housewives" and the 72-year-old designer's TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!

Oregon Senate Candidates Spar Over Support for Marriage Equality

By Justin Snow | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A debate over LGBT-rights erupted between the Republican and Democratic candidates in Oregon's U.S. Senate race this week - over who is more supportive of GLBT equality.

Fla. Officials Appealing Marriage Ban Rulings

Saturday Sep 13, 2014
Florida officials are appealing several court rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage.

Ariz. Man: Late Husband 'Would Have Loved to Have Been Here' for Legal Victory

By Jacques Billeaud | Saturday Sep 13, 2014
"George would have loved to have been here today," the late man's husband said, following an Arizona court victory for marriage equality.

Orange County Clerk of Courts To Accept County Domestic Partnership Affidavits

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Eddie Fernández, Orange County Clerk of Courts, announced that his office will begin accepting Orange County domestic partnership affidavits, effective immediately.

Justice Department Official, Defender of Marriage Equality, Leaving Post

Thursday Sep 4, 2014
The third-ranking official at the Justice Department is leaving his job this month. Associate Attorney General Tony West plans to leave the department Sept. 15.

Former Utah Gov.: No Run in 2016; Marriage Equality Nationwide Inevitable

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman says he's ruling out another run for the White House in 2016, and also told reporters that he believes same-sex marriage will eventually be recognized across the country.

Louisiana Ruling Breaks Marriage Equality Winning Streak

By Kevin McGill | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
It was a rare loss for gay-marriage supporters - one that even the judge who issued the ruling acknowledged won't be the final word.

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Marriage Equality Rulings

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a verdict today that reaffirmed earlier court findings in Indiana and Wisconsin, where voter-approved anti-gay ballot initiatives restricting marriage rights were struck down as unconstitutional.