Gay Marriage

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Elena Kagan speaks onstage at the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit on October 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

09/22/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

32 States Ask Supreme Court To Settle Gay Marriage Issue Once And For All

A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

09/05/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.

08/20/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriages in Va. Could Begin Thursday, Unless U.S. Supreme Court Intervenes

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/18/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ruling Means Gay Va. Couples Could Begin Marrying By Next Week

A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/13/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘We Need To Abolish The IRS’

The lineup of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates courting Iowa conservatives Saturday agreed on two things: America is on the wrong track and they could move it in the right direction.

08/11/2014

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Gay Couples Want Va.’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted Before Supreme Court Ruling

The plaintiffs in a court case challenging Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban want a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to occur before the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on the issue.

08/05/2014

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Stay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage Ban

A county court clerk in northern Virginia is seeking to delay a federal appeals court ruling striking down the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/01/2014

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Federal Court: Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

An appeals courts’ decision to strike down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

07/29/2014

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Va. Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By U.S. Court

A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

07/28/2014

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