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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Gov. Jindal vehemently defends religious objections bill

    Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday gave a full-throated defense of a divisive religious objections bill that critics say could sanction discrimination against same-sex couples in Louisiana The Republican governor's comments doubling down in support of the...
  • Gay marriage issue complicates immigration, motherhood

    When Valeria Tanco and Sophy Jesty began dating during post-graduate veterinary training at Cornell University, their relationship faced more than the usual run of hurdles. Tanco is Argentinian, and once her residency ended, she wound up on the west...
  • French court OKs adoption by lesbian partners

    A French court has authorized four lesbian women to adopt children born to their wives abroad through artificial insemination. While France has legalized gay marriage and adoption, only heterosexual couples are allowed to have medically assisted...
  • Cincinnati man becomes a face of gay marriage movement

    Jim Obergefell hadn't thought about becoming one of the most visible figures in the marriage-equality movement. He just wanted to marry the love of his life for 21 years. Obergefell (OH'-bir-guh-fell) remembers watching the news on TV with John Arthur...
  • Widowed with 3 kids, Ohio man joins gay marriage case

    David Michener had planned on raising a family with two dads. He and William Ives, a couple for 18 years, had adopted three children and were bringing them up in Cincinnati when they got married in Delaware in 2013. Barely a month later, Michener was...
  • Speaking up for the dead, their loved ones in marriage case

    A funeral home director has become a voice in court for gay and lesbian clients who can no longer speak for themselves. Robert Grunn, a Cincinnati gay man who's been a licensed funeral director for more than two decades, joined cases now before the U.S....
  • Michigan gay marriage challenge began as adoption case

    April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse initially went to court to win the right to jointly adopt each other's children, not to confront Michigan's ban on gay marriage. Three years later, the Detroit-area nurses sometimes can't buy groceries without supporters...
  • California couple part of Tennessee gay marriage challenge

    Johno Espejo and Matthew Mansell moved from the San Francisco Bay area to Franklin, Tennessee, in 2012 for Mansell's job as a conflicts analyst for an international law firm. Their neighbors were friendly, Mansell says, but the family couldn't go out in...
  • Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond

    Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond
    George Takei wears a fitted white spacesuit, vinyl boots and stoic expression as he stands before a green screen in a Hollywood production facility. He's laser-focused as he faces the cameras, but when he unleashes his lines on a Monday afternoon, it'...
  • Weddings, religion and free speech

    Weddings, religion and free speech
    After a storm of protest from supporters of gay rights and the business community, Indiana and Arkansas have revised their Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. But it still isn’t clear whether bakers, caterers and photographers that have religious...
  • Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash

    Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash
    A Berwyn sausage shop that gained attention by asking for donations for being "nonbigoted" is planning to hold a fundraising party in early May that will benefit a gay-friendly charity. Brendan O'Connor, owner of Big Guys Sausage Stand, at 7021...