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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Looking Out: Maryland leaders lodge same-sex marriage support with Supreme Court

    Looking Out: Maryland leaders lodge same-sex marriage support with Supreme Court
    Hundreds of thousands of people -- including all of Maryland's Congressional Democrats and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake -- have officially lodged their support for same-sex marriage before the U.S. Supreme Court. The court is set to hear...
  • Groups ask judge to order gay-marriage licenses in Alabama

    A group of civil rights organizations filed a motion Friday asking a federal judge to order Alabama probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and to expand a suit challenging the state's gay-marriage ban. The motion filed to U.S....
  • Officials could refuse to perform marriages under new bill

    A proposal that would allow Utah government employees to refuse to marry same-sex couples passed its first hurdle Friday. The bill, which was unanimously approved by a Senate committee, would allow officials to opt out of marrying same-sex couples only...
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban
    A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general's office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The American Civil Liberties Union of...
  • High court rejects California dispute over disclosing donors

    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from same-sex marriage opponents in California who want to keep the identities of their campaign donors secret. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling against ProtectMarriage.com, the National...
  • Cook County same-sex marriage marks 1 year

    Retired Markham firefighter John Donovan, 60, and retired high-rise manager Frank Michaels, 63, handpicked June 22 as the day they would marry last year. Despite the fact that the couple had been committed for 13 years when Cook County legalized same-...
  • It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans

    It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans
    Saturday, on the eve of the California Republican Party’s historic vote formally welcoming gay Republicans into the fold, a dapper 75-year-old named Fred Schein described his challenges. “It’s very lonely being a gay Republican,”...
  • State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

     State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party
    In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally recognize a gay GOP group. The move, which drew the condemnation of some socially conservative GOP members, grants a charter to the Log Cabin...
  • Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party

    Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party
    In a historic move, the California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized a gay GOP group. The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past,...
  • Time for government to butt out of marriage

    Time for government to butt out of marriage
    This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter...
  • Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples

    Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples
    Most legally married same-sex couples will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks leave to care for an ailing spouse regardless of whether the state in which they live recognizes their marriage under a rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Labor. The...