Topics :: U.S. Supreme Court

Marriage Equality Victories Mount; Supremes Seem Destined to Revisit Issue

By Justin Snow | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
The brisk pace at which challenges to same-sex marriage bans have worked their way through the courts could place the issue before the Supreme Court sooner than anyone anticipated.

Confusion Resonates For Same-Sex Utah Couples

By Brady McCombs | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
Michael Mathie proposed to his partner Tyler McCraley on Christmas and obtained a marriage license the next day. They made plans for a wedding but couldn’t carry through with it because the Supreme Court put same-sex marriage on hold

Justice Sotomayor to Helm Times Square Ball Drop

Monday Dec 30, 2013
The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help-U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

SCOTUS Won’t Hear Va. Appeal Over Sodomy Law

Monday Oct 7, 2013
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal of a lower court ruling striking down Virginia’s anti-sodomy law.

Justice Scalia: ’I Haven’t Expressed My View on Gay Marriage’

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he hasn’t expressed his views on marriage equality even though he voted against the strike down of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Justice Ginsberg to Officiate at Same-Sex Wedding

By Brett Zongker | Saturday Aug 31, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will officiate at a same-sex wedding this weekend in what is believed to be a first for a member of the nation’s highest court.

Judge: VA Can’t Deny Benefits to Lesbian Army Vet

Friday Aug 30, 2013
A judge in Los Angeles ruled Thursday that a lesbian Army veteran and her spouse should be entitled to disability benefits given the recent Supreme Court ruling that struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act.

The Top 5 LGBT Court Cases

By Lisa Keen | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Before the SCOTUS rulings on DOMA and Prop 8, the highest court in the land had handed down decisions that impacted our lives and relationships for better and for worse. Here are five of the most important.

The Anti-Gay Right’s Response to SCOTUS Rulings: Vague, Threatening

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
As jubilant crowds cheered and applauded this morning’s rulings, anti-gay leaders voiced their displeasure -- sometimes in borderline threatening language.

DOMA Case Could Result in Tax Reform for Gay Families

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Jun 16, 2013
Same-sex couples across the country could benefit at tax time should the U.S. Supreme Court allow the federal government to recognize their marriages and other legal unions.