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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Despite federal ruling, Alabama chief justice tells judges to refuse gay marriage licenses

    Despite federal ruling, Alabama chief justice tells judges to refuse gay marriage licenses
    Alabama appeared set within hours to become the 37th state where gays can legally wed, prompting one couple to pitch a tent outside a courthouse even as the state's chief justice made an 11th hour bid to keep the weddings on hold Monday. Alabama Chief...
  • Alabama gay marriages could begin next week after court lifts stay

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an effort to delay same-sex marriages in Alabama, clearing the way for gay and lesbian couples to wed next week, though a last-minute appeal could create additional delays. The Atlanta-based 11th U.S....
  • Woman who successfully challenged Indiana's gay marriage ban amid cancer fight dies

    A terminally ill woman whose desire to have her same-sex marriage recognized by Indiana before she died helped galvanize efforts to overturn the state's gay marriage ban has lost her battle with cancer. Niki Quasney died Thursday, gay rights advocacy...
  • Rep. Alan Nunnelee dies at age 56

    Rep. Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss., the stalwart social conservative who spearheaded efforts to ban same-sex marriage in the Magnolia State, died Friday from complications from brain cancer, his spokeswoman confirmed to CQ Roll Call. He was 56. "Congressman...
  • South Florida Republican leaders to break bread with controversial tea party leader

    South Florida Republican leaders to break bread with controversial tea party leader
    The top Republican Party leaders from three South Florida counties are joining forces Saturday with a tea party activist known for incendiary comments she has directed at other Republican leaders. The party chairmen from Broward, Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Couples gather for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale

    Couples gather for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale
    "It is my joy to pronounce you legally married in the state of Florida." With those words, the Rev. Durrell Watkins, senior minister of the Sunshine Cathedral, closed a ceremony joining 100 gay and straight couples in a mass gay-marriage celebration...
  • In Little Saigon, evolving views on gay rights

    In Little Saigon, evolving views on gay rights
    The rose oolong tea steamed on the table as regulars at the Little Saigon cafe debated politics, border disputes and the recent terrorist attacks in Paris — a running conversation in French and Vietnamese. Then a man who had been listening to...
  • In clash of values with West, Slovakia hold referendum on curbing gay rights

    A big billboard of Pope Francis hangs over the center of Slovakia's capital, urging citizens to vote "Yes" in a referendum on restricting gay rights. The vote this weekend in this predominantly Roman Catholic nation — which follows a similar one...
  • Lance Bass of *NSYNC seals the deal: Same-sex marriage hits Broward

    Lance Bass of *NSYNC seals the deal: Same-sex marriage hits Broward
    Broward has never seen a bi-wedding ceremony like this. Gay and straight, 100 couples officially said "I do" together today, ushering in a new era of love, South Florida-style. Last month, the courts lifted a state ban on same-sex marriage. Soon...
  • Should religion give businesses an excuse to not serve gay couples?

    Should religion give businesses an excuse to not serve gay couples?
    There is strong support for gay marriage in the United States, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, but there is even stronger support for allowing businesses to deny services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. Americans favor same-sex...
  • Looking Out: Log Cabin Republicans launch Maryland chapter

    Looking Out: Log Cabin Republicans launch Maryland chapter
    The nation's largest organization for conservative-minded members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has launched a new chapter in Maryland. The formation of the Log Cabin Republicans of Maryland comes on the heels of Gov. Larry...