The nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide wedding flowers to a same-sex couple.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to allow the same-sex spouse of a member of the military to be buried in a U.S. national cemetery.
Actor Jim Nabors says marrying his longtime male partner doesn’t change anything about their relationship — he just wanted it to be formally acknowledged. Admitting his sexuality publicly for the first time, the 82-year old said he chose Washington for his wedding because he didn’t want to travel too far from his Hawaii home.
Social Outreach Seattle says it is moving forward with a plan to bring rainbow crosswalks to Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, December 9, the first day they could marry after the state’s gay marriage law took effect.
Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
Ten same-sex couples were selected in a lottery on Monday to receive some of the first licenses issued under the new Washington state law allowing gay marriage.
To celebrate Seattle’s first same sex marriages, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre is hosting a FREE reception on Sunday, December 9 with entertainment, fun and wedding cake!