My face hurts from watching this video.
My face hurts from watching this video.
Since July, 174 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples. But according to the judge, such actions violate the state marriage law. Update: NOM responds, asks governor to invalidate licenses.
The Pentagon won’t confirm the recognition being granted to same-sex couples at Kirtland Air Force Base. “We can’t have one base recognizing them and the rest of the [Department of Defense] not doing so,” an LGBT advocate says.
“[C]ontinued enforcement of the Title 38 provisions pending further judicial review is unwarranted,” Attorney General Eric Holder says.
“I took a position [to support marriage equality] … because I concluded in my conscience—through an informed conscience, a Christian conscience—that it was the right thing to do,” says the prime minister, who faces re-election September 7.
She will be the first Supreme Court member to conduct a same-sex wedding ceremony.
“Title 38 is unconstitutional under rational basis scrutiny.”
“[T]his is just going to prompt more litigation,” one LGBT legal advocate says.
“This ruling also assures legally married same-sex couples that they can move freely throughout the country knowing that their federal filing status will not change,” Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says.
Title 38 of the U.S. Code bars equal treatment for same-sex spouses — although lawsuits and legislation are pending that would change that. “We can’t tolerate this type of discrimination,” Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki backs her bill to change the law.
Prohibitions on same-sex couples marrying in the state “are unconstitutional and unenforceable,” Judge Alan Malott ruled Monday.
Plus Jesse Tyler Ferguson, a horse-drawn carriage, and Legos.
New Jersey governor to sign bill banning so-called “conversion therapy.” “We hope that his realization, that there is nothing wrong with our LGBT youth … will lead to a further evolution,” an advocate says of Christie’s prior veto of a marriage equality bill.
From Jason Collins and Anderson Cooper to the rise of all-digital TV series, showrunner and star Brad Bell, exec. producer Jane Espenson, and costar Sean Hemeon discuss how their small-scaled show has made an enormous impact.
For a same-sex couple legally married in Massachusetts, who live in Texas and “meet all other factors of entitlement,” the Social Security Administration told employees Friday, “Hold the claim.”
Let’s revel in the first gay wedding on TV after DOMA was struck down.
Another adorable win for Pennsylvania’s same-sex couples.
Uruguay’s equal marriage bill came into effect today.
The Social Security Equality Act was introduced Friday by Rep. Linda Sánchez.
More than 12,000 people have signed a petition by a former student to give “Mr. B” his job back.
The state’s ban on recognizing same-sex couples’ marriages cannot be enforced against John Arthur and James Obergefell through August 19.
Mike DeWine, the state’s attorney general, will continue to defend the law as the case goes forward, but his office has no plans to appeal Monday’s temporary order.
The gay rights activist and playwright married his longtime partner David Webster despite having just had surgery.
The telenovela “Amores Verdaderos,” or “True Love” lives up to its name.
The San Diego County clerk had filed a request asking the state’s supreme court to order him to stop marrying same-sex couples immediately. A further briefing schedule in the case has been set for other requests made in Friday’s filing.
Married on July 11 in Maryland, John Arthur is in hospice care and “certain to die soon.” He and his husband have sued to ensure their marriage is recognized by Ohio officials at Arthur’s death.
Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virginia wants a constitutional amendment to end the debate. He joins 39 Republicans in the uphill effort.
Queen Elizabeth gave her blessing to a bill legalizing same-sex unions in England and Wales.
This is the most bittersweet video you’ll watch today.
The supporters of Proposition 8 ask for a court order “requiring [state officials] to enforce state law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.”