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Mexican President Proposes Legalizing Gay Marriage

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday proposed legalizing gay marriage, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar same-sex couples from wedding.

Italy Joins Rest of Europe in Giving Rights to Gay Couples

Italy has joined the rest of Europe in giving some legal rights to gay couples.

Colombia's High Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage

Colombia's highest court has cleared the way for same-sex couples to marry in the conservative Roman Catholic nation.

Kentucky Lawmakers Pass Bill for 1 Marriage License Form

NATIONAL | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 2
Kentucky lawmakers gave their final blessing Friday to legislation creating one marriage license form for gay and straight couples in an effort to defuse the state's controversy over gay marriage.

Hundreds Expected at Gay Wedding Expo in Utah

NATIONAL | By Brady McCombs | Mar 6
Hundreds of people are expected Sunday at a wedding expo in Salt Lake City aimed at connecting same-sex couples with businesses who won't refuse to work on gay weddings.

Judge's Order Strikes Down Nebraska Ban on Gay Marriage

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction striking down Nebraska's now-negated ban on gay marriage and civil unions.

Lawmakers, Magistrate Want to Defend NC Gay Marriage Exemption

NATIONAL | By Gary D. Robertson | Feb 5
North Carolina legislators and a magistrate who won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples are asking a federal court to let them defend a religious exemption law challenged as discriminatory.

Nebraska's Moot Gay Marriage Ban Could Go to Voters Again

Nebraska's defunct same-sex marriage ban could once again go before voters under a measure that seeks to remove it from the state constitution.

Kentucky to Pay $1.1 Million to Lawyers in Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge awarded a team of Kentucky attorneys more than $1 million for their role in the landmark United States Supreme Court case that struck down bans on same-sex marriage.

Legal Confusion As Estonian Gay Partnership Law Enters Force

A law allowing gay partnerships took effect in Estonia on Friday, but same-sex couples are being advised to hold off on getting hitched until a series of legal issues have been worked out.

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