“It is important always to oppose homophobia… it has no place in Australian society.”
In a 2006 interview, Pitt stated, “Angie and I will consider tying the knot when everyone else in the country who wants to be married is legally able.” Same-sex marriage is currently illegal in 31 states.
The Senate passes motion calling for politicians to boycott the event.
“She is the love of my life, and I will die with her.” Judges at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear their case, and others from Indiana and Wisconsin, on Tuesday morning.
Unnamed MP quietly books out room for event.
Absent further action, same-sex couples will be able to marry in Virginia starting next week.
“[P]roviding those two girls dresses for a sanctified marriage would break God’s law,” the shop owner said.
Cases challenging bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee likely will come down to Judge Jeffrey Sutton’s vote. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, on which Sutton sits, heard the cases Wednesday.
She voted against the government on the issue.
Even on a federal level, legal difficulties remain for couples living in states that don’t recognize same-sex couples’ marriages. One year after the Supreme Court struck down DOMA, Obama administration readies push to tie up loose ends.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee on Aug. 6.
Ruling comes after a week of marriages — and confusion.
A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage Friday. Many couples didn’t waste any time before getting married.
The judge held off on issuing an injunction stopping enforcement of the ban until at least June 16. [Update: Some counties are marrying couples immediately, but the state’s attorney general is trying to stop that and the judge will consider that request in a hearing Monday afternoon.]
“A stay is urgently needed,” opponents of same-sex couples’ marriage rights argue to Justice Anthony Kennedy.
State officials have said they will not appeal the ruling. Judge’s order is effective immediately.
Natalya and Asya have been together for more than a decade and are raising a child together. After leaving Russia, they celebrated a milestone that would have been impossible in their homeland — they got married.
The marriage license was issued a day after Judge Chris Piazza ruled a decade-old ban is unconstitutional. Kristin Seaton and Jennifer Rambo of Fort Smith were the first couple to be married Saturday morning.
Jo Becker’s book, Forcing the Spring, is a dangerous draft of history.
Statewide LGBT group teams up with Roberta Kaplan, who defended Edith Windsor in her challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, to fight Ohio’s same-sex marriage ban.
The American Foundation for Equal Rights paid the lawyers who successfully ended California’s Proposition 8 about $6.4 million for their work. “When you look at the way it played out, I just don’t personally believe there’s any question whatsoever that it was a very smart use of funds,” AFER’s head says — but not everyone agrees.
Coloradans Rebecca Brinkman and Margaret Burd have been together for more than 30 years — but can’t marry. They watched Thursday’s oral arguments in the case over Utah’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be considering the constitutionality of Utah’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages on Thursday. Hours before the arguments, an acknowledgement from Utah’s lawyer about same-sex parenting critic.
The Bristol Post saw its circulation fall “by thousands” after putting the city’s first gay marriage on its front page.
In celebration of the legalisation of gay marriage in England and Wales, Sandi and Debbie Toksvig renewed their vows at the Southbank Centre in London this morning.
Today, same-sex marriages became legal in England and Wales. I asked people celebrating at the Southbank Centre in London what this means to them.
With a trial court ruling on hold, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says that the same-sex couples who married over the weekend have legal marriages but that the state will not recognize them currently.
“It’s clear we have a long road to travel to change hearts and minds and laws all over the world,” he said during the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles.