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Census Finds More Than a Half Million LGBT Weddings This Decade

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
More than a half a million LGBT Americans have married their same-sex partner since marriage equality first allowed them to marry, reports the United States Census Bureau this week.

Ex-French President Slams Same-Sex Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
The former president of France is making international headlines this week after saying same-sex marriage "humiliates families" during his first TV interview since announcing his return to politics on Friday.

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Monday Sep 22, 2014
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

Poll: Support for Gay Marriage May Be Leveling Off

By Rachel Zoll | Monday Sep 22, 2014
A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians.

Montana Gay Couple Denied Communion After Marriage

Saturday Sep 20, 2014
A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year ago.

WV Federal Judge Delays Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Thursday Sep 18, 2014
A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Stay Issued in Indiana Gay Marriage Ban Case

Monday Sep 15, 2014
Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whether gay marriage bans are constitutional.

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.