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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Tax laws, state benefits opened to same-sex couples in Virginia

    Virginia tax laws are changing, partners of some Virginia state employees will be able to get health insurance and orders are snapping out across state government to make sure that state agencies and facilities treat same-sex married couples the same...
  • Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision

    Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision
    NEWPORT NEWS — A day after same-sex couples in Virginia were allowed to marry, Ashley Dixon was in no hurry to get to the courthouse. "I'm excited, I'm very excited," said Dixon, who has been in a relationship for six years. "One day, me and my...
  • Methodist pastors who officiated same-sex wedding won't face church trials

    PHILADELPHIA The Methodist pastors who jointly officiated a same-sex wedding last year in Philadelphia will not face church trials and the potential loss of their credentials. But the decision is far from a green light for other clergy to break the...
  • Timeline of Virginia's same-sex marriage case

    July 1, 2013: Tim Bostic, an English professor, and Tony London, a real estate agent, seek a marriage license from the Norfolk Circuit Court. But the clerk's office rejects their marriage license application on the basis that they are a same-sex couple....
  • Gay marriages to resume in Wisconsin as Supreme Court rejects appeals

    MADISON, Wis. Without explanation, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals from Wisconsin and four other states seeking to preserve their same-sex marriage bans, setting up an immediate and historic return for those unions here but leaving...
  • Why no gay marriage cases? U.S. top court, Kennedy hard to predict

    Why no gay marriage cases? U.S. top court, Kennedy hard to predict
    WASHINGTON - Last summer, when asked how the U.S. Supreme Court might resolve the same-sex marriage dilemma, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized the potentially important yet unknown views of swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy. The court's senior...
  • What high court action on gay marriage means for Florida

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear same-sex marriage appeals from five states means that in Florida, the final word on the subject will likely come from the federal appeals court or the state supreme court....
  • GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick

    GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick
    Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture. But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says. "He's always...
  • The quiet revolution in same-sex marriage

    The quiet revolution in same-sex marriage
    " … I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." That romantic sentiment from the novel "The Fault in Our Stars" is the trajectory many supporters anticipated for the legalization of same-sex marriage: Slowly,...
  • Peninsula same-sex couples rush to courthouse for marriage licenses

    Peninsula same-sex couples rush to courthouse for marriage licenses
    Janice Dixon and Angel Athas were in the middle of moving into a new home when the two women heard the news that they now could get married in Virginia. The Newport News couple didn't even bother to change clothes. "We literally ran down here,"...
  • Same-sex marriage now legal in Virginia

     Same-sex marriage now legal in Virginia
    Same-sex marriage is now taking place in Virginia for the first time in the state’s more than 400-year history, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the issue. In a surprise move, the high court simply passed on hearing the...