The meeting – known as a synod – was called by Pope Francis to discuss hot-button issues such as same-sex unions, divorce and birth control. No formal decisions were reached Monday, but CBS News reports that the tone of initial reports coming out of the two-day meeting indicate a major shift from condemnation to acceptance, including a call to recognize the positive aspects of civil unions and the potential benefits from establishing commitments from the gay community to the church.
Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples Monday after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage — one of the first two states to prohibit same-sex weddings.
A court office in Kansas’ most populous county has issued a marriage license to a gay couple, believed to be the first such license in the state.
A landmark study from the Pew Research found the percentage of unmarried people is at its highest point in American history, and 50 percent of those surveyed felt society is just as well off it people “have priorities other than marriage and children.”
California’s largest fire burning in El Dorado County couldn’t stop a couple from tying the knot.
A federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the state of Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel.
The tennis great proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium…
“Yup, we put the ‘n’ and ‘d’ in ‘husband,'” Harris tweeted
It is vital that justices weigh in about whether state same-sex marriage bans violate the Constitution to settle the matter for a nation that needs an answer, said Kate Kendell, executive director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights. The group is representing the couples alongside private attorneys in Utah.
The Maroon 5 frontman shared a new snapshot of him and his model wife on Instagram…