Gay Marriage

Kentucky County Clerk Who Denied Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Switches To RepublicanUntil Saturday, Kim Davis had been a lifelong Democrat but now she has changed her political affiliation to Republican.
Jailed Kentucky Clerk Who Denied Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Released To Hero's ReceptionThe Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples was released Tuesday after five days behind bars, emerging to a tumultuous reception from thousands of cross-waving supporters.
Gay Couples Issued Marriage Licenses After Defiant Kentucky Clerk Sent To JailAt least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out.
Kentucky Clerk Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is A 3-Time DivorceeKim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.
Kentucky County Clerk Who Defied U.S. Supreme Court On Same-Sex Marriage To Face Federal JudgeA county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.
Texas Judge Says He'll Marry Gay Couples If He Can Shame Them FirstA Texas judge believes he may have found a clever way to wed gay couples without sacrificing his anti same-sex marriage stance.
American Samoa Questions Gay Marriage Validity As Native American Tribes Continue BanAmerican Samoa is the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage.
Episcopalians To Allow Same-Sex Marriage After Overwhelming Vote By Church LeadershipThe Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.
Texas' AG: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Over Religious ObjectionsTexas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.
Techies Strut Their High Tech #Pride At #SFPride ParadeTech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.
Rainbow Over Grateful Dead Concert Evokes Visions Of Jerry Garcia, Gay Pride During Epic WeekendDuring an epic week in America that saw same sex couple gain equal rights to marriage on the eve of Pride weekend, and an epic week in music as the Grateful Dead play their final concerts with a show Saturday night and again Sunday at Levi's Stadium, fans couldn't help but embrace a rainbow over the concert as a sign of the late Jerry Garcia looking down on them, and celebrating pride.
California Newspaper Saturday Editions Go Big With Same-Sex Marriage But Red Bluff Paper's Front Page Ignores HistoryMost California newspapers, as well as those around the nation, played the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage high on their Saturday edition front pages -- not so in Red Bluff.