Topics :: same-sex marriage

Arizona Man Seeks Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge will hear arguments Friday over whether a same-sex marriage that took place in July is valid in Arizona.

Arizona Man Wins Fight for Death Benefits

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

Friday Sep 12, 2014
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Florida Judge Cancels Hearing on Same-Sex Divorce

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
A South Florida judge who ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Supreme Court Adds Same-Sex Marriage to Sept. 29 Agenda

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
The Supreme Court has formally added same-sex marriage cases to the justices' agenda for their closed-door conference on Sept. 29.

Court Hears Arguments Over Gay Marriage's Impact

By Paul Elias | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case to High Court

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage Cases in Court

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year - are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

Monday Sep 8, 2014
Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.