Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Samesex marriage News

Supreme Court puts hold on Virginia same-sex marriages

Without an explanation or a release of the vote totals, the U.S. Supreme Court today has stayed a ruling that would have allowed same-sex couples in Virginia to marry beginning on Thursday morning.

U.S. 6th Circuit prepares to hear six same-sex marriage cases

Cincinnati - The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals is poised to make history next week, becoming the first federal court to hear six marriage equality cases in a single day.

Op-Ed: Supreme Court twiddles thumbs on gay marriage as Obama plays pool

Denver - Sometimes it seems that if Colorado isn’t the center of the universe, at least it is the center of the United States. Take same-sex marriage or marijuana.

Op-Ed: Same-sex marriage spreading like wildfire

Boulder - A leftist Colorado county this week began issuing same-sex marriage licenses. They don’t call it the People’s Republic of Boulder for nothing.

19 same-sex marriages and singer Chaka Kahn highlight LGBT event Special

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto married 19 same-sex couples Sunday morning just prior to a parade that was part of Pittsburgh Pride, the city's annual LGBT event.

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 Episcopal Church welcomes gay marriage legalization

Salt Lake City - The Episcopal Church of Utah has welcomed the legalization of same-sex marriage in the staunchly conservative state, saying it recognizes the dignity of all Utahans.

Gay couples wed in Utah after federal judge overturns ban

Salt Lake City - Elated same-sex couples are being granted marriage licenses in Utah's capital and largest city after a federal judge ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

New Mexico becomes 17th US state to legalize same-sex marriage

Santa Fe - The highest court in the US state of New Mexico has unanimously ruled that denying same-sex couples marriage licenses is a violation of their constitutional rights.

Australian High Court overturns ACT same-sex marriage law

Canberra - Australia's High Court overturned legislation allowing same-sex marriage in the Australian Capital Territory, annulling the marriages and shattering the dreams of dozens of couples who have wed under the law.

WA Labor MP marries same-sex partner on the lawn of Parliament

Canberra - On December 7 at 12:04 a.m., WA Labor politician Stephen Dawson and his now-husband Dennis Liddelow became the first same-sex married couple in Australia.

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."

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.

Op-Ed: How a gay Oklahoma couple legally married in the 'reddest' state

Concho - A gay couple living in what is known as the most conservative state in the US has become the first to legally marry there despite a constitutional amendment banning such unions. How did they do it?

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.

New Jersey judge orders state to begin marrying gay couples

On Friday, Judge Mary Jacobson in Mercer County Superior Court of Trenton, N.J. ordered the state to begin performing same-sex marriages. New Jersey must start marrying same-sex couples by Oct. 21.

US to extend veterans' benefits to married same-sex couples

Washington - The Obama administration has announced that same-sex spouses of military veterans will receive the same benefits as heterosexual married couples.

Pentagon announces same-sex spousal benefits

Washington - The Pentagon announced on Wednesday that it will begin extending benefits to same-sex spouses of military service members starting early next month.

Oxford Dictionary 'redefines' marriage to include gay couples

Opponents of marriage equality often accuse same-sex marriage advocates of attempting to "redefine marriage." Now the world's most trusted English-language dictionary is set to do just that in order to acknowledge the reality of legalized gay marriage.

Gay marriage legal in Britain following Queen's Royal Assent

London - Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales following a parliamentary vote on Tuesday and a royal stamp of approval on Wednesday.

Gay marriage officially legal in England and Wales ratify new law

Same-sex marriage in England and Wales is officially legal. The government bill to make it so was given Royal Assent on July 17 and is now law, with the leaders of the 3 major parties in the county all backing the legislation.

California opponents of same-sex marriage try to end gay weddings

Groups opposed to same-sex marriages in the state of California have asked the state's Supreme Court to have them stopped. They want Proposition 8, the 'gay wedding ban' which passed in California in 2008, to remain in effect.

Op-Ed: Gay marriage will override American religious liberty

The discussion about acceptance of gay marriage will evolve into intolerance and rejection of Christians who hold a traditional marriage view. This could split the U.S. violently as Christian conservatives stand up for their religious liberties.

Op-Ed: Children of same-sex couples and gender identity

With same-sex marriage becoming a legal reality throughout the world, many more children are going to be raised by homosexual (gay and lesbian) parents, or even by transgendered ones. How is this going to affect the child’s masculinity or femininity?

Op-Ed: The Link to Homosexuality and Biology

Scientists have made the link between genetics and homosexuality. Can this finally be the validation that the LGBT community has been waiting for?

Op-Ed: The Same Sex Marriage Debate in New Jersey

The Same Sex Marriage debate from the view of a native New Jersian who's just a little embarrassed by their lack of progression. What does the future hold for New Jersey and the gay marriage debate?

Rhode Island legalizes gay marriage

Providence - Rhode Island became the 10th US state to legalize same-sex marriage after the House passed and the governor signed a bill granting LGBT residents full marriage rights.

Op-Ed: Why would anyone with an ounce of humanity wish to be a Catholic?

The Catholic hierarchy will never be convinced when it comes to gay marriage – or gay anything at all. There’s little or no point in continuing to try. Never the twain shall meet.

France legalizes gay marriage

Paris - France has become the 14th nation to legalize same-sex marriage after the country's Socialist-dominated parliament approved a bill that also allows gay couples to adopt children.

Colombia may follow France legalizing same-sex marriage today Special

Bogot - This morning Juan got ready to meet some of the members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans-gender (LGBT) community in Bogotá, Colombia's capital city.
  1 2 3 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Samesex marriage


Samesex marriage Image

New Mexico Supreme Court justices
New Mexico Supreme Court justices
New Mexico Supreme Court
image:163910:0::0
A pro-equality rally.
A pro-equality rally.
mymodesty
image:132033:1::0
Pastor Sean Harris  Fred Phelps Protests  LGBT Protests
Pastor Sean Harris, Fred Phelps Protests, LGBT Protests
Google Images
image:113786:0::0
Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Australia.  Among those getting married was a state legislator from ...
Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Australia. Among those getting married was a state legislator from Western Australia state, Stephen Dawson, who married his long-time partner Dennis Liddelow.
With permission by Reuters
image:163144:0::0
Untitled
image:193703:1::0
Untitled
sushiesque
image:131547:0::0
Untitled
Freedom to Marry/Facebook
image:130863:1::0
Leo Igwe makes a forceful point
Leo Igwe makes a forceful point
Leo Igwe
image:102418:1::0
National Assembly; Paris  France
National Assembly; Paris, France
Simon Varwell/Flickr Creative Commons
image:147159:0::0
Matthew Lannon before the Rhode Island Senate judiciary committee
Matthew Lannon before the Rhode Island Senate judiciary committee
YouTube
image:144393:0::0
Credit for this photo goes to AFP photographer Gerard Julien.  The number of shares and likes in the...
Credit for this photo goes to AFP photographer Gerard Julien. The number of shares and likes in the photo are in the thousands.
Gerard Julien of AFP
image:129469:0::0
Map of gay marriage in the United States
Map of gay marriage in the United States
Huffington Post
image:149397:0::0
Pastor Sean Harris  Fred Phelps Protests  LGBT Protests
Pastor Sean Harris, Fred Phelps Protests, LGBT Protests
Google Images
image:113787:0::0
Marina Gomberg (L) kisses her partner Elenor Heyborne as they get married in front of the Salt Lake ...
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
With permission by Reuters / Jim Urquhart
image:163988:0::0
Natalie Dicou (L) and her partner Nicole Christensen  and James Goodman (2nd R) and his partner Jeff...
Natalie Dicou (L) and her partner Nicole Christensen, and James Goodman (2nd R) and his partner Jeffrey Gomez (R), wait to get married at the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 20, 2013
With permission by Reuters /
image:163987:0::0
A couple getting married in San Francisco
A couple getting married in San Francisco
Flickr user Pargon
image:177858:0::0
Untitled
image:193702:0::0
Newlyweds Stéphanie Nicot (left) and Elise (screenshot from BFM TV report)
Newlyweds Stéphanie Nicot (left) and Elise (screenshot from BFM TV report)
image:89015:0::0
Pastor Sean Harris  Fred Phelps Protests  LGBT Protests
Pastor Sean Harris, Fred Phelps Protests, LGBT Protests
Google Images
image:113789:2::0
Republican senator Mark Kirk changes his views on same-sex marriage.
Republican senator Mark Kirk changes his views on same-sex marriage.
The Blaze
image:145152:0::0

Latest News
Top News

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers