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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.

04/11/2015

File photo of same-sex wedding cake toppers. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

85K Raised For Washington Florist Who Refused Gay Couple

A 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.

CBS Seattle–04/05/2015

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Gov. Inslee Halts State-Funded Travel To Indiana

Washington 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.

CBS Seattle–03/31/2015

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Alaska Bills Address Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Two Alaska state representatives plan to reintroduce separate bills that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

U.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. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Montana Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Licenses Granted

U.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.

11/19/2014

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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

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Court: Gay Marriage Legal In Idaho And Nevada

One 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.

10/07/2014

Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen embrace after receiving the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 AM PST to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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.

06/29/2014

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Challenges Montana’s Gay Marriage Ban

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

05/21/2014

Idaho 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. (Getty Images)

Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain On Hold In Idaho

Idaho 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.

05/20/2014

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