Same Sex Marriage
Friends of Religious Freedom disagreed with the language of a proposed ballot initiative allowing business owners to refuse service to customers whose lifestyle was not in agreement with the owner’s beliefs.
They say the state’s ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation.
Students at a Seattle-area Catholic school are gaining national attention for their protest over the forced departure of a gay vice principal.
Although it’s still illegal for same-sex couples to marry in Oregon, the state is now recognizing the marriages of those who tie the knot in another state or country.
The Alaska State Personnel Board is considering including same-sex partners of state employees in the definition of “immediate family” for purposes of leave.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — More than 2,400 gay and lesbian couples have gotten married in Washington state since the state’s voter-approved same-sex marriage law took effect last December, according to numbers released Thursday by the […]
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.