Voters in Maine on Tuesday dealt another defeat to gay-rights advocates after voting to repeal a new state law allowing same-sex marriage.
Americans broadly support giving gay and lesbian couples the same rights as people in heterosexual marriages, but using the term "marriage" still draws opposition, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on same-sex marriage.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
California's Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a highly anticipated legal challenge to Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
By PBS NewsHour
Voters in California have passed a constitutional amendment to outlaw gay marriage, throwing into question the legality of matrimonial bonds for thousands of same-sex couples who already exchanged vows.
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