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.
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.
A federal judge in Virginia has certified as a class action a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay marriage.
Gigi Chao is asking her father to accept her for who she is.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says he will not defend the gay marriage ban against federal lawsuits that challenge it.
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban, ruling that it violates the U.S. Constitution.
Freshman congressman Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his longtime partner, who proposed over Christmas.
Democratic lawmakers have pledged to try and make gay marriage legal in Virginia.
Utah is asking the Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages in the state, at least temporarily.
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.