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40 Gay Couples Apply to be Married in SD in 1st Month

NATIONAL | By Kevin Burbach | Jul 29
Forty gay couples in South Dakota applied to be married during the first month following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized such unions across the country, according to data provided by the state Department of Health.

Ohioan Again Seeks Same-Sex Divorce; 1st Request was Undone

NATIONAL | By Kantele Franko | Jul 21
A woman whose request for a same-sex divorce in Ohio was mistakenly granted and then denied by a judge is seeking a redo months later, after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling on gay marriage.

Plaintiff in Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling has Book Deal

NATIONAL | By Hillel Italie | Jul 21
The lead plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that made gay marriage a nationwide right has a book deal.

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Raises Issues for Kansas, Missouri

Kansas and Missouri legislators face debates next year over religious objections proposals and expanding their state's anti-discrimination laws to protect gays and lesbians.

Biden Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage, Says More to be Done

NATIONAL | By Michael Balsamo | Jul 10
As he praised a recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said more still needs to be done to protect LGBT Americans.

US to Make Marriage Benefits Available to Gay Couples

NATIONAL | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 9
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the government will make federal marriage benefits available to same-sex couples following a Supreme Court decision last month that legalized same-sex marriage.

More Alabama Counties Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses

Additional Alabama counties on Monday said they were now willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as some opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage nationwide fades away.

Gay Couple Quickly Granted Marriage License After Lawsuit

A gay couple has received a marriage license after filing a federal lawsuit against a North Texas county clerk who previously cited her religious opposition to gay marriage in denying the license.

Cuomo Officiates at Gay Couple's Wedding

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Jun 29
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday made use of some newly granted powers to officiate at his first wedding, that of a same-sex couple who wed outside a Greenwich Village bar where police harassment of patrons sparked three days of riots in 1969.

Q&A: What the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling Means

NATIONAL | By Brady McCombs | Jun 26
The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was finally settled Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can get married anywhere in the country.

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