The future of gay marriage depends on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected Friday or more likely Monday, and as the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and opposing conservatives anxiously await the ruling, there are 5 things everyone might want to know beforehand.
As America awaits the Supreme Court decision on whether to make same-sex marriage the law of the land in the United States, here is a list of other countries around the world where it already is.
Public support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights has come a long way since California narrowly passed the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in 2008.
Those expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.
With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans, courthouse officials are getting ready for different scenarios and steadfast foes are working on their strategies to keep up the opposition.
Mexico’s supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages.
Jim Obergefell of Cincinnati is the plaintiff in Obergefell v Hodges and said he is very hopeful of getting good news from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage
The lesbian couple that sued to overturn a gay marriage ban were put to the front of the line Tuesday when Guam became the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage.
Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court.
Guam is becoming the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage after Guam’s attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex-marriage applications.