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Sharp Partisan Divide in High Court's Sam-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Mar 16
The partisan divide over same-sex marriage among top elected officials remains stark, with Democrats overwhelmingly on record in favor and Republicans mostly silent so far.

Officials Could Refuse to Officiate Marriage Under New Bill

NATIONAL | By Kelly Catalamo | Mar 13
Utah approved a bill on Thursday that would allow government officials to refuse to marry couples, including same-sex couples, for religious reasons, and require a county clerk's office to designate someone to marry all couples if the clerk opts out

Chef Art Smith Hosts Mass Gay Wedding on Miami Beach

FAMILY | By Kelli Kennedy | Feb 22
With a mix of elegance and irreverence, only celebrity chef Art Smith could round up his famous chef buddies, a sea of white orchids and a drag queen DJ to pull off a wedding ceremony Saturday for more than two dozen same-sex couples on Miami Beach.

'OITNB' Star Lea DeLaria Gets Engaged

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
Sorry, ladies! "Orange Is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria has taken time from her busy performances at Lincoln Center's American Songbook series to announce that she and her longtime partner are getting hitched.

Miami Judge Approves Early Start to Florida's Gay Weddings

NATIONAL | By Curt Anderson | Jan 5
A judge ruled Monday that same-sex couples can immediately start getting marriage licenses in Miami-Dade County, getting a jump-start on Florida's entry as the 36th state where gay marriages are legal statewide.

Elton John and Husband to Tie the Knot Once More

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 17
Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title.

Justices to Discuss Louisiana Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Dec 17
The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices' closed-door conference on Jan. 9.

Gay Canvassers Sway Voters on Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By David Crary | Dec 11
For years, backers of same-sex marriage have said more voters would support it if only they could hear directly from gay people with a personal stake in the issue. A new academic study bears out that hunch.

Attorney General: Gay Marriages Should Start Soon in Mississippi

FAMILY | Nov 30
An attorney for two lesbian couples and a gay rights group says marriage licenses should be issued to same-sex couples in Mississippi in about 10 days.

Mississippi Appeals Ruling in Same-Sex Marriage Case

FAMILY | Nov 29
Mississippi's attorney general has taken first steps to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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