Topics :: same-sex marriage

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

Judge Set To Issue Key Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Monday Apr 14, 2014
A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in states that allow same-sex marriage.

Judge to Ohio: Recognize Out-of-State Gay Marriage

Monday Apr 14, 2014
A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay rights supporters.

Malta to Legalize Civil Unions

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Maltese lawmakers are expected to pass a bill Monday that will legalize civil unions, allowing same-sex couples to have the same rights as straight married couples, including the ability to adopt children, in the predominately Catholic country.

ACLU Sues Michigan, Wants Gay Marriages Recognized

By Ed White | Monday Apr 14, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March.

Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

Friday Apr 11, 2014
Virginia’s attorney general has told an appellate court reviewing a judge’s ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional that homosexuals have just as much right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples.

Wyoming Asks Judge To Dismiss Gay Marriages Suit

By Ben Neary | Friday Apr 11, 2014
The state of Wyoming has asked a district judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay couples and a gay-rights advocacy group seeking to force the state to recognize gay marriage.

Divorce Equality May Come to the Keystone State

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Pennsylvania lawmaker has proposed legislation to allow same-sex couples residing in the Keystone state who were legally married in other states to untie the knot at home.

Hearing Set for Case on Indiana Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Apr 10, 2014
A federal judge is set to hear arguments from a same-sex couple hoping to have their marriage recognized in Indiana.