Letter From Justices Thomas, Alioto Challenges Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Citing 'Ruinous Consequences'In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples had a Constitutionally-protected right to marry. It has been considered a closed issue since then but new comments coming from the bench suggest the struggle for same-sex marriage might not be over.
Pioneering San Francisco LGBT Activist Phyllis Lyon Dies At Age 95One of the pioneering civil rights activists for the LGBT movement, San Francisco resident Phyllis Lyon died of natural causes at age 95 on Thursday, according to posts on social media.
U.S. Judge Who Helped Strike Down California Gay Marriage Ban DiesOne of Judge Stephen Reinhardt's most prominent decisions was writing the 2012 decision striking down California's gay marriage ban.
Edith 'Edie' Windsor, Activist Who Helped End Gay Marriage Ban, Dead At 88Edith Windsor died Tuesday in New York. She was 88.
Lawsuit Against Kentucky Anti-Gay Court Clerk Allowed To ProceedA federal appeals court says a gay couple's lawsuit seeking damages from a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue them a marriage license can proceed.
Texas Court Hears Case That Could Dent Gay Marriage RightThe Texas Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a Houston case that top Republicans hope will provide an opening to chip away at the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.
Fmr. President Sarkozy Loses French Primary To Conservative, Anti-Immigrant Rival FillonFrancois Fillon, unexpectedly beat his world-famous former boss Nicolas Sarkozy in the French conservative presidential primary.
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.