By Laurence Kotlikoff
Even if a same-sex couple is married in a state where same-sex marriage is legal, if they live in a state where it's not, and one spouse tries to collect spousal or survivor benefits, he or she will not be…
By Sarah McHaney, Crispin Lopez
After a 13-year career in the NBA, Jason Collins, the first openly gay professional basketball player, is retiring. Eighteen months ago Collins came out as gay through a first person article published in Sports Illustrated. In the first line he…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the Supreme Court.
Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. Appeals being filed Friday urge the justices to review last week's lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws in…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court says same-sex marriages can go ahead in Kansas.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, a federal appeals court upheld a ban on same-sex marriage in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. That decision makes it more likely that the issue will return to the Supreme Court. Also, The Wall Street…
By Nora Daly
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The judge ordered the state to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Nov. 11.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press
DENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage.
By Carey Reed
The United States federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming, Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Saturday.
WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.
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