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Justice Dept. Applies Same-Sex Rights To Itself

In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department, announcing Saturday that same-sex spouses cannot be compelled to testify against each other, should be eligible to file for bankruptcy jointly and are entitled to the same rights and privileges as federal prison inmates in opposite-sex marriages.

02/08/2014

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)

Court Hearing Set Over Gay Marriage Ban In Va.

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Virginia’s ban on gay marriage should be struck down, which is the position the state’s newly elected Democratic attorney general has endorsed in a move that angered many Republican lawmakers.

02/04/2014

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Class-action OK’d for Va. Gay Marriage Challenge

A federal judge in Virginia has certified as a class action a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay marriage.

01/31/2014

Hong Kong billionaire at a 50th anniversary party in October, 2013. (Getty Images)

Hong Kong Lesbian Appeals To Tycoon Dad Over Dowry Offer

Gigi Chao is asking her father to accept her for who she is.

01/29/2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the state will side with plaintiffs seeking to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage. (Getty Images)

Virginia AG Says State Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says he will not defend the gay marriage ban against federal lawsuits that challenge it.

01/23/2014

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US Judge Strikes Down Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban, ruling that it violates the U.S. Constitution.

01/14/2014

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Dem Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney To Marry Partner

Freshman congressman Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his longtime partner, who proposed over Christmas.

01/14/2014

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Va. Democrats Pledge Push for Gay-Friendly Laws

Democratic lawmakers have pledged to try and make gay marriage legal in Virginia.

01/13/2014

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Utah Asks Supreme Court to Block Same-Sex Unions

Utah is asking the Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages in the state, at least temporarily.

12/31/2013

Va. Governor Bob McDonnell

Judge Removes Gov. McDonnell From Gay Marriage Suit

A judge has removed Virginia’s governor from a lawsuit challenging the state’s same-sex marriage ban but is allowing the case to continue with two other defendants.

12/23/2013

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