Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church’s embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.
Twenty-six million people changed their Facebook profile photos to celebrate same-sex marriage amid Pride weekend.
Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says his party should change its position on gay marriage.
The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights activists in many parts of the world believe the court ruling will help their cause.
Tourism officials say the nation’s capital has long been a popular destination for same-sex couples. But the capital city may see fewer couples from out of town seeking marriage licenses now that the Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriages nationwide.
The Catholic dioceses in Virginia say the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriages fails to uphold marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
The plaintiff in the Supreme Court same-sex marriage case, Jim Obergefell, married his husband on the BWI Airport tarmac in 2013.
The right of same-sex couples to marry is the biggest of five cases still to be decided by the Supreme Court.
The U.S. ambassador to Australia told Australian marriage equality supporters on Monday that although their nation continues to ban same-sex marriage, it remains more progressive than his own in protecting the rights of gay employees and sportsmen.
Americans are evenly split on whether the Supreme Court should rule that same-sex marriage must be legal nationwide, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.