Same Sex Marriage

People shout slogans as they celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriage. The US Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay marriage is a nationwide right, a landmark decision in one of the most keenly awaited announcements in decades and sparking scenes of jubilation. The nation's highest court, in a narrow 5-4 decision, said the US Constitution requires all states to carry out and recognize marriage between people of the same sex. AFP PHOTO/ MLADEN ANTONOV        (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Gay Marriage Nationwide

Speaking a few minutes later at the White House, Obama praised the decision as “justice that arrives like a thunderbolt.”

CBS Seattle–06/26/2015

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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

File photo of a gay pride flag. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

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

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