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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda

    Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda
    Back in December, we outlined some of the legislative priorities that prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy groups in Maryland had identified for the 2015 legislative session. As we pointed out last month, Maryland has same-sex...
  • Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wed

    Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wed
    Defying Texas' longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin immediately after being granted a marriage license on Thursday under a one-time court order because one of the women has cancer. Texas' attorney general immediately appealed...
  • Florist who rejected same-sex wedding job broke Washington law, judge rules

    A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding, citing religious reasons, violated consumer protection laws, a judge ruled Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed in 2013 by Washington Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson, centered on Arlene&...
  • Judge: Washington florist who refused gay wedding broke law

    Judge: Washington florist who refused gay wedding broke law
    A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to a gay couple for their wedding violated state consumer protection and anti-discrimination law, a judge ruled Wednesday. Benton County Superior Court Judge Alex Ekstrom rejected arguments...
  • Abe lays down constitutional barrier to gay marriage in Japan

    TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has fought to alter Japan's constitution on matters of security, is less eager to oppose its principles when it comes to same-sex marriage. Changing the charter to allow gay marriage would require "extremely...
  • Cook County says over 6,500 same-sex couples married

    The Cook County clerk's office is reporting more than 6,500 same-sex couples married in Illinois' most populous county over the first year it issued licenses. Cook County Clerk David Orr released a report with that and other statistics on the one-year...
  • Pediatrician wouldn't care for baby with 2 moms

    DETROIT Sitting in the pediatrician's office with their 6-day-old daughter, the two moms couldn't wait to meet the doctor they had picked out months before. The Roseville, Mich., pediatrician one of many they had interviewed seemed the perfect fit: She...
  • GOP-led Indiana Senate panel advances religious freedom bill

    GOP-led Indiana Senate panel advances religious freedom bill
    Republicans on an Indiana Senate committee didn't wait for the Democratic members to arrive Wednesday before pushing through a contentious proposal supporters say would ensure people and businesses could refuse services for same-sex weddings because of...
  • Some Ala. counties refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses

    Gays and lesbians can marry in a majority of Alabama counties, but at least one-fourth of probate judges are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, or have shut down marriage license operations altogether out of uncertainty over what...
  • Ala. Supreme Court to consider request to stop gay weddings

    The Alabama Supreme Court has agreed to consider an emergency request by two conservative groups seeking to stop the same-sex weddings that have been underway in Alabama since Monday. Gays and lesbians have been getting married in parts of Alabama...
  • Hundreds of gay rights supporters rally at Kansas Statehouse

    Hundreds of people chanted and held signs Saturday at the Kansas Statehouse in a Valentine's Day protest against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's decision to end legal protections against discrimination for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered...