Same Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Extends Gay Marriage NationwideSpeaking a few minutes later at the White House, Obama praised the decision as "justice that arrives like a thunderbolt."
Florist In Gay Rights Storm: 'I'm A Little Grain Of Sand'The 70-year-old grandmother who owns a flower shop in Washington state and became a national figure for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding says she was surprised her actions gained such notoriety.
85K Raised For Washington Florist Who Refused Gay CoupleA florist in Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit filed by the state has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign.
Gov. Inslee Halts State-Funded Travel To IndianaWashington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs.
Alaska Bills Address Sexual Orientation DiscriminationTwo Alaska state representatives plan to reintroduce separate bills that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation.
Montana Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Licenses GrantedU.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Montana's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ruling In Idaho An emergency stay was issues in Idaho, putting any same-sex weddings on hold
Court: Gay Marriage Legal In Idaho And NevadaOne day after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 states, a federal court struck down the two states' bans on gay marriage, ruling they violated equal protection rights.
Most Domestic Partnerships To Become Marriages Matt Fleming has considered himself a married man ever since he and his partner, Casey Jackson, had a 2007 commitment ceremony in Spokane that was attended by 400 people. On Monday, the state makes it official.
Lawsuit Challenges Montana's Gay Marriage BanFour gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain On Hold In IdahoIdaho same-sex couples can't get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho's ban.
Ruling Expected Monday On Oregon Gay-Marriage Ban A federal judge was expected to make Oregon the latest state to allow gay marriage after state officials refused to defend its constitutional ban in court, and gay couples were poised to tie the knot right after the ruling.