Topics :: same-sex marriage

Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day in Court

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

Texas Judge Finds Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
A Texas state district judge ruled Tuesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, just after a U.S. Federal District Court Judge ruled against the same ban in February.

Republican Activists Push Party on Gay Marriage

By Michelle Rindels | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions.

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.

Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

Matt Bomer Reveals Marriage to Longtime Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Though Matt Bomer came out to the public just two years ago, the actor announced in this month issue of Details magazine that he married his partner Simon Halls three years ago.

Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to be Filed

By Kate Brumback | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A gay rights group on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Report: Legal Gay Marriage Could Boost Va. Economy

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A report by a think tank at UCLA says legalizing gay marriage in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years.

Ruling Sought in Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Case

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Gay and lesbian couples challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court for a pretrial ruling in their favor.

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.