July 18, 2013 Following the Supreme Court decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, House Republicans have decided not to be part of a court challenge to a law that bars same-sex couples from getting veterans benefits.
June 30, 2013 Proponents of California's Proposition 8 had asked that marriages be suspended while they decide whether to ask the court to reconsider its ruling about that initiative. Meanwhile, gay pride celebrations were happening in cities across the U.S.
June 29, 2013 There was a long line of couples Saturday at city hall and many more are expected on Sunday. It's the first weekend since the Supreme Court's ruling on Proposition 8.
June 27, 2013 Who will be presiding over the same-sex marriages that are expected to start up again, perhaps next month? An 80-year-old retired woman, among others.
June 27, 2013 The United States joins 13 other countries where same-sex marriage is legal.
June 26, 2013 The dual victories the Supreme Court handed to same-sex-marriage supporters Thursday mean Washington will no longer be the focus of the fight. The next gay-rights battles will be over state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage.
June 26, 2013 With the Supreme Court declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, the next move will likely be executive action by President Obama to equalize federal marriage benefits.
June 25, 2013 According to Chief Justice John Roberts, the court will finish its work for the term on Wednesday. So, that's when we'll hear about its decisions on two high-profile cases involving gay rights.
June 24, 2013 The court's term is set to end this week. But the justices still haven't issued rulings on cases involving same-sex marriage and voting rights.
May 2, 2013 When the veteran NBA player Jason Collins came out, an old narrative about black antigay sentiment was resurrected. But is it true?
April 24, 2013 Opponents of the new law threw bottles, cans and metal bars. Police responded with tear gas. President Francois Hollande has appealed for calm.
April 23, 2013 France will join 13 other nations that have legalized gay marriage within their borders. In three others, including the U.S., same-sex marriage is legal in some jurisdictions. The new French law also legalizes adoptions by same-sex couples.
April 17, 2013 New Zealand lawmakers approve same-sex marriage law; despite opposition from some religious and social organizations, gay and lesbian couples will also be able to jointly adopt children.
April 1, 2013 In a weekend interview, Rep. Matt Salmon, a Republican of Arizona, told a local news station that his openly gay son has not changed his position on same-sex marriage.