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Gay marriage News

Wyoming becomes 32nd state to legalize same-sex marriage

Cheyenne - LGBT marriage equality has arrived in the 'Equality State.' Wyoming on Tuesday became the 32nd US state to legalize same-sex marriage, joining six other mostly conservative states which have done so this month.

Defiant Rome mayor welcomes gay marriage in the Vatican's shadow

Rome - The issue of gay marriage in Italy has been brought to the forefront by Rome's feisty mayor, Ignazio Marino, who registered 16 gay marriages that had been officiated abroad.

Op-Ed: Vegas bets on same-sex marriage

Las Vegas - It appeared at the weekend that Nevada’s bet on same-sex marriage was a winner after all. Wedding bells had begun ringing in chapels looking for business after a brief halt ordered by one U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Gay and straight marriages show similar longevity

A recent study revealed that the break-up rate for gay couples was comparable to the break-up rate for heterosexual couples.

Supreme Court denies cert in same-sex marriage cases

Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert in same-sex marriage cases, refusing a final ruling on the issue, but allowing same-sex couples to get married in 5 more states with more to join soon. Same-sex marriage will now be legal in the majority of states.

U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals mulling gay marriage ban

The U.S. 6th Court of Appeals is deciding gay marriage bans on the books in four states. The three-judge panel has the chance to overturn the bans and likely send the case on to the Supreme court in 2015, and history suggests they will do so.

Santorum claims gay marriage leads to more single mothers

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa) spent much of June spreading his anti-gay marriage message, claiming gay marriage led to fewer marriages and single motherhood. He also claimed anti-gay marriage business owners are being sent to re-education camps.

Op-Ed: Texas logic on gay marriage would also ban marriage of minorities

Austin - Texas attorney general Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee for governor this fall, says that the state's ban on gay marriage should be upheld because gay couples are allegedly not as conducive to "stable" families and child-rearing.

Colorado same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Denver - Three Colorado counties are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

Federal judge rules Kentucky gay couples have right to marry

Louisville - A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage was an unconstitutional violation of LGBT people's rights.

NPR confronts Hillary Clinton over former gay marriage opposition

In an interview with NPR's Terry Gross, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton finds herself confronted with a part of her past she might rather forget, namely her former opposition to gay marriage.

Gay couple has wedding feast comped

Milwaukee - One couple got a pleasant surprise after their newly legal nuptials. They found out that their restaurant had provided their wedding dinner free of charge to them.

Same-sex couples rush to marry in Wisconsin after judge's ruling

Milwaukee - Hundreds of same-sex couples rushed to marry in Wisconsin's largest cities over the weekend after a federal judge ruled the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning gay marriage unconstitutional.

Utah ordered to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages

Salt Lake City - A federal judge on Monday ordered Utah officials to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages performed in the staunchly Mormon state late last year and early this year before the U.S. Supreme Court issued an emergency stay halting such unions.

Pennsylvania judge reverses ban on gay marriage

In the past few days, Idaho and Oregon have made same-sex marriage legal. Now Pennsylvania has joined them and gay couples are rejoicing.

Idaho judge reverses same-sex marriage ban

Boise - A judge in Boise, Idaho has overturned an ban on gay marriage which has been in effect since 2006. Couples may be able to get married this Friday.

Gay marriage arrives in Bible Belt as Arkansas judge strikes ban

Eureka Springs - At least 15 marriage licenses were issued to same-sex couples in Arkansas after a county judge in the Bible Belt state ruled its decade-old voter-approved constitutional amendment banning such unions unconstitutional.

‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin backs gay marriage

Sportsman “Stone Cold” Steve Austin — the world’s most bankable wrestler in the history of the sport — has given his public support for same-sex marriage.

Same-sex couples in England can now register for gay marriage

Same-sex couples in England and Wales can legally become married from March 29, but as from Thursday gay couples can register to be wed.

Scotland legalizes gay marriage

Edinburgh - Scotland has become the world's 17th nation to achieve LGBT marriage equality after its parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.

Politician suspended for saying floods caused by gay marriage

Henley On Thames - A Politician in the United Kingdom has been suspended for stating in an interview that the recent flooding in the country was 'divine retribution for legalisation of Gay Marriage.'

Utah won't recognize same-sex marriages it licensed

Salt Lake City - The office of Utah's Republican governor announced on Wednesday that the state will not recognize the unions of more than 1,300 same-sex couples who wed during the brief period the state was forced to lift a ban on gay marriage.

Utah takes fight against same-sex marriage to US Supreme Court

Washington - Utah has taken its fight against LGBT marriage equality to the highest court in the nation, asking Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to suspend a lower court's ruling permitting same-sex couples to legally wed in the staunchly conservative state.

Utah lawyers seek higher court to stop gay marriage

Denver - U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby shook the world by declaring Utah's gay marriage ban unconstitutional last Friday. On Monday, he denied the state of Utah's request to temporarily suspend his ruling as the appeals process plays out.

Croatians vote against LGBT marriage equality

Zagreb - Same-sex marriage will be banned under Croatia's constitution as nearly two-thirds of voters in Sunday's national election approved a referendum defining marriage as "a union between a woman and a man."

Lesbian couple the first same-sex marriage in Illinois history

A lesbian couple, Patricia Ewert and Vernita Gray, have become the first same-sex couple in Illinois to marry. The state isn't set to become the 16th U.S. state to allow gay marriage until June 1 but a judge allowed their case as Gray is dying of cancer.

Illinois legalizes gay marriage

Chicago - Illinois has become the 16th US state to achieve LGBT marriage equality after the state's Democrat governor signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Wednesday.

Bishop plans to perform exorcism in response to gay marriage

Springfield - A Roman Catholic bishop says he plans to conduct an exorcism ritual when a same-sex marriage bill is expected to be signed next week in Illinois by Governor Pat Quinn.

Hawaii legalizes gay marriage

Honolulu - Hawaii became the 15th US state to achieve LGBT marriage equality as Governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Wednesday.

Same-sex marriages begin in NJ after Christie drops challenge

Newark - New Jersey's Republican governor dropped the state's legal challenge against gay marriage as same-sex couples began marrying in the Garden State just after midnight on Monday.
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Supporters of same-sex marriage hold signs as the hearing was going on inside the Supreme Court
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Travis Gray and Dirk Andrews were one of the first gay couples to wed in Wyoming.
Travis Gray and Dirk Andrews were one of the first gay couples to wed in Wyoming.
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New Yorkers showed their support of the recent gay marriage law
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Pro- same-sex marriage demonstrators in Denver.
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Six of the eight couples who will file their application this week
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Map of gay marriage in the United States
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Nevada Assemblyman Kelvin Atkinson, D-North Las Vegas
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Marina Gomberg (L) kisses her partner Elenor Heyborne as they get married in front of the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 20, 2013. A federal judge struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional
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Demonstration against California Proposition 8 in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013, the day oral arguments were heard in Hollingsworth v. Perry. Now, rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans are Constitutional according to denial of cert.
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Ignazio Marino, the mayor of Rome, Italy officially recognizes the marriage of same-sex couples at a ceremony held last Saturday.
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Map of the progress of gay marriage in the United States
Map of the progress of gay marriage in the United States
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People gather in front of the Supreme Court as arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage were heard for the first time.
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Gay marriage supporters celebrating the SCOTUS decision on DOMA, Prop 8 in Washington
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Gay marriage protester outside the Minnesota Senate chamber.
Gay marriage protester outside the Minnesota Senate chamber.
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FEMEN activists protest against Vatican s stance on gay marriage in Rome on March 12  2013
FEMEN activists protest against Vatican's stance on gay marriage in Rome on March 12, 2013
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Marchers at Gay Pride Paris 2012
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