Eight men who appeared in video purporting to show gay marriage ceremony have sentences reduced from three to one year.
Eight people sentenced to three years in jail after joining an illegal gay wedding ceremony are seen behind the bars in Cairo, Egypt, on November 1, 2014. The men were found guilty of “inciting debauchery” over a video that appeared to show them celebrating a gay marriage in Cairo. Show More Summary
The group of eight men arrested in Egypt for appearing in a video back in September purportedly featuring a gay marriage have had their jail sentences reduced from 3 years each to one year each by an Egyptian appeals court....
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A petition posted on the Obama administration's "We the People" page in late November calling for the federal government to legalize gay marriage nationwide has failed.
via Chris Johnson Twitter. The Salt Lake Tribune has named the three Utah couples at the center of the successful challenge to the state's gay marriage ban as the paper's "Utahns of the Year" Wrote the Tribune's editor Terry Orme:.....
Robin Roberts, who was the interviewer during President Obama's "evolution" on gay marriage back in 2012, revealed to Meredith Vieira earlier this week a rather embarrassing moment that occurred during the historic announcement. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... Roberts herself came...
The U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will consider legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide as early as January. Supreme Court justices are to meet privately Jan. 9 to debate whether to review five marriage equality appeals, according to an update Tuesday of the court’s online docket. If the justices take on one of the five [...]
Via the Miami Herald: U.S. Judge Robert L. Hinkle has given Florida officials named in the federal gay marriage case until Monday to repond to a clerk's motion for clarification whether she must marry one same-sex couple or all same-sex couples who come to her office Jan. Show More Summary
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - A tiny county in the northern Florida Panhandle, facing the prospect of court-ordered gay marriage going into effect next month, filed an emergency motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to clarify whether it must marry all gay couples. Show More Summary
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The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to add same-sex marriage cases to the agenda this term. Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court’s agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June. The justices could decide as early as Jan. Show More Summary
Via the Idaho Statesman: Idaho must pay more than $400,000 to the team of lawyers who successfully fought to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge ruled. In her decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale awarded an amount that is about 10 percent less than what the six lawyers requested. Show More Summary
All four Tampa Bay-area county clerks say they will turn away same-sex marriage license applicants. Pinellas Clerk of Court Ken Burke expects same-sex couples will show up to his office Jan. 6 to seek a marriage license. At this point, they will leave empty-handed, and so will couples who try in Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando counties. Show More Summary
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on the state's same-sex marriage ban, agreed on Monday to ask a federal judge to clarify where gay couples may begin to tie the knot next month. Show More Summary
"I am confident that the Supreme Court will uphold the states’ rights to define marriage. Even as Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, he did so because it infringed upon the states’ authority over marriage. Show More Summary
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AFER's Matt Baume reports on marriage equality updates in Florida, SCOTUS considering to take up the Louisiana case next month, anti-gay politicians in Hawaii still fighting gay marriage, and NOM's continued woes. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
Music legend Elton John and long- time partner David Furnish were married on Sunday. The ceremony converted their civil partnership after Britain passed a law allowing gay marriage earlier this year. John is one of Britain’s most prominent musicians and flamboyant gay celebrities. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request on Friday from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to extend a stay preventing gay marriages in the state, The Miami Herald reports. Florida can thus begin recognizing same-sex marriages on Jan....Show More Summary