A Supreme Court decision striking down the federal ban on gay marriage would bring dramatic changes to the financial lives of the country’s 120,000 married same-sex couples.
Archive for December, 2012
Why should [Edith] Windsor have to pay, literally, for losing her soulmate—even though, by 2009, New York courts had recognized that “foreign same-sex marriages” should be recognized in the state as valid?
After years of saying no at the ballot box, American voters for the first time said yes to same-sex marriage this fall in Washington, Maryland and Maine.
The Supreme Court will tackle the contentious issue of same-sex marriage, agreeing to hear two constitutional challenges to state and federal laws dealing with the recognition of gay and lesbian couples to legally wed.
Boise is now the second Idaho city to adopt an ordinance outlawing discrimination against a person because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Thursday about a new effort by oppressive governments to “re-Sovietize” much of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
A former supervisor of the Marine Corps brig that housed an Army private charged with sending U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website denied Wednesday that he was making light of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s homosexuality when he referred to the soldier’s underwear as “panties” in a staff memo.
A group that opposes gay marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to take up a challenge to Nevada’s ban on same sex unions.
Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law in southern Oaxaca state that bans same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, paving the way for same-sex couples to marry in that state and possibly in the rest of Mexico.