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Vegas Offering All But Marriage to LGBT Tourists

By Michelle Rindels | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they - and their money - are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.

Mennonite Pastor Under Review for Gay Wedding

Thursday Aug 21, 2014
Two Mennonite conferences will review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

Judge: Ind. Gov. Contradicted Himself on Gay Marriage

Thursday Aug 21, 2014
A federal judge has taken Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to task, saying Pence told the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban and then ordered executive agencies to do so following court rulings.

Indiana Told to Honor Other States' Gay Marriages

By Ken Kusmer | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but says the ruling doesn't take effect until the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on the issue.

High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

By Michael Felberbaum | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

Couples: Deny Stay in Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

Monday Aug 18, 2014
Lawyers representing couples who are challenging Arkansas' gay-marriage ban are asking the state Supreme Court to deny the state's request to delay proceedings until the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a similar same-sex marriage case.

Arizona Gay Couple Want Judge to OK Marriage

Saturday Aug 16, 2014
A gay couple from southern Arizona wants a federal judge to immediately order the state to recognize their marriage because one of the men is terminally ill.

Gay Marriages Could Begin by Next Week in Va.

By Michael Felberbaum | Friday Aug 15, 2014
A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.

Gay Marriage Backers Ask Judge for Quick NC Ruling

Friday Aug 15, 2014
Gay marriage advocates want a federal judge to quickly overturn North Carolina's ban on same-sex unions after an appeals court ruling to overturn a similar prohibition in Virginia.

Together 48 Years, Couple Fights NC Marriage Ban

By Michael Biesecker | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
The story of the lead plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex relationships.