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Va. Registrar Praised for Letter on Same-Sex Births

Civil liberties lawyers are applauding Virginia’s registrar of vital records for outlining new procedures to ensure the children of same-sex married couples are properly recorded by hospitals.


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Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.


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U.S. to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in 7 New States

The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states.


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Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.


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Virginia Gov.: Married Gay Couples Now Can Adopt

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.


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Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples in Limbo

Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn’t say no.


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Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.


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Va. Governor Orders Same-Sex Marriage Compliance

Virginia’s governor has signed an order directing state agencies to comply with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state.


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A Recap of Virginia’s Gay Marriage Case

Same-sex marriages began in Virginia on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the state’s ban on such unions.


Some same-sexcouples in Virginia wasted no time getting hitched Monday after the Supreme Court’s decision to clear the way for five states to legalize gay marriage. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Same-Sex Couples Waste No Time Marrying in Va. After Supreme Court Decision

Some same-sex Virginia couples wasted no time getting hitched Monday afternoon after the Supreme Court’s decision to clear the way for five states to legalize gay marriage.