Defense of Marriage Act

Faith Kassan, left, 46, and Jennifer Ehrman, 43, feed each other chocolate during their marriage ceremony on July 1 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Professor: ‘Judges Can Read The Tea Leaves’ On Gay Marriage

One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it’s too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

05/26/2014

Obama's administration has aggressively utilized social networking to convey its message, and Obama said workplace discrimination is "offensive." (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Obama Writes Post Urging Equal Treatment Of Gays, Congressional Action

Obama also said that Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.

11/04/2013

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IRS: Legally Married Gay Couples Can File Joint Tax Returns

Married same-sex couples will be treated the same as opposite -sex couples for tax purposes, the Obama administration announced Thursday — whether they come out ahead or not.

08/29/2013

Two men hold hands during their wedding. (Photo by LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Professor: ‘The Supreme Court Will Grant Same-Sex Marriage In All 50 States’

Thousands of people saw a glimmer hope when the Supreme Court ruled that exclusionary language in the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. The ruling did not eradicate many of the issues facing same-sex couples seeking equal rights and treatment, however.

08/23/2013

Revelers march in the New York Gay Pride Parade on June 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Private Employers Scrambling To Make Sure Employee Benefit Plans Comply With Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.

07/05/2013

People line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in anticipation of two key rulings on gay marriage. (Photo credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Supreme Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

06/26/2013

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States.

06/26/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Roberts: ‘Political Leaders Falling All Over Themselves To Endorse’ Gay Marriage

In a landmark debate over gay marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative but often a decisive vote, is expressing concern that a federal law that prevents married gay couples from receiving benefits afforded straight married Americans might conflict with state laws.

03/27/2013

Gay Marriage Debate Hits Supreme Court

Supreme Court Indicates It May Rule in Favor of Federal Benefits For Gay Couples

The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to married people.

03/27/2013

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly said he doesn’t “feel that strongly” about gay marriage either way, and said that politicians are using the issue to pander to popular politics. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Rumble 2012)

O’Reilly Accuses Clinton, Obama Of ‘Sleazy’ Political Pandering: ‘They Don’t Care About Gays’

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly said he doesn’t “feel that strongly” about gay marriage either way, and said that politicians are using the issue to pander to popular politics.

03/27/2013

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