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Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

Friday Sep 12, 2014
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Arizona Man Seeks Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge will hear arguments Friday over whether a same-sex marriage that took place in July is valid in Arizona.

Arizona Man Wins Fight for Death Benefits

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Florida Judge Cancels Hearing on Same-Sex Divorce

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
A South Florida judge who ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case to High Court

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

2 Iowa Women Get Married After 72 Years Together

Monday Sep 8, 2014
More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have gotten married.

Hearing Over Gay Marriage Laws Underway

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
A federal appellate court has heard arguments over Nevada's gay marriage ban, with an attorney against the ban saying it sends a message to same-sex couples that they and their families are inferior.

Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage Cases in Court

By Paul Elias | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year - are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

Monday Sep 8, 2014
Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.