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.
A Russian speaking London man has “a few to Apple as a company about why its Russian Siri is so homophobic” after inquiries about gay marriage were dismissed and criticized by the personal assistant feature in an online video.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved a new definition of marriage that includes gay marriage. The denomination is now the largest Protestant group to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings churchwide.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.
Despite Texas’ statewide ban on gay marriage, county officials in Austin married a same-sex couple on Thursday under a one-time court order issued for medical reasons.
Justice Clarence Thomas is criticizing his Supreme Court colleagues for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says gay marriage is akin to alcohol and profanity, options the Republican weighing a 2016 presidential bid says are appealing to others, but not to him.
Those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.