The state of Tennessee must recognize the legal marriages of three same-sex couples who wed in other jurisdictions, a federal judge ruled today. read more
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Tennessee must recognize the legal same-sex marriages of three couples who wed in other states, a federal judge in Nashville ruled on Friday in a limited decision that echoed a similar case in neighboring Kentucky.
The state of Tennessee must recognize the legal marriages of three same-sex couples who wed in other jurisdictions, a federal judge ruled today. Featured Image: read more
Buzzfeed reports: A federal judge in Tennessee Friday ordered state officials to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples during the consideration of their lawsuit challenging the validity of the state’s ban on recognizing such marriages. Show More Summary
Tennessee must recognize marriages of three same-sex couples who are challenging the state's non-recognition provisions. The post Federal judge rules Tennessee must recognize same-sex marriages of plaintiffs involved in federal challenge, at least temporarily appeared first on Equality On Trial.
HUGE news from my state of birth: WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Tennessee Friday ordered state officials to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples during the consideration of their lawsuit challenging the validity of the state’s ban on...
A gay activist legal group is challenging the Arizona’s constitutional marriage amendment defining the institution as a union between one man and one woman. Lambda Legal filed the complaint Thursday on behalf of same-sex couples claiming the law violates the state Constitution. Show More Summary
According to most polls, a majority of Americans now support marriage equality. But it turns out that's not the only good news to be gleaned: The national trend using all surveys asking opinions on same-sex marriage also suggests that the majority of Americans now supports same-sex marriage. In fact, in the past year, the change in support has increased more rapidly than ever. [...]Show More Summary
Via press release from Indiana Equality: This morning, four lawfully married same-sex couples filed a challenge to Indiana’s marriage law on the basis that the state’s unwillingness to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed elsewhere violates the U.S. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Thirteen people filed a lawsuit on Friday urging a federal judge to overturn an Indiana law that bans gay marriage or recognition of same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, arguing that it violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution.
Another lawsuit filed in Indiana. The post Lambda Legal challenges Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Asks Jim Stingl at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The "tame cover" is one that says: "For love & money: Same-sex marriage is big business and Wisconsin is losing out on millions."One customer complained and the store put a black covering...Show More Summary
Probably spurred by the two marriage equality lawsuits filed there this month, an Indiana bakery yesterday announced it had refused to sell a cake for a "same-sex ceremony." From the Facebook page of One Eleven Cakery: As artist we must find the inspiration to create something special for our clients. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK -- Growing acceptance and legalization of same-sex marriages in the United States and around the world will fuel the travel and hospitality industries and boost spending by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender consumers, experts say. Seventeen U.S. Show More Summary
In January, four Arizona gay couples filed a class action suit against the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Yesterday a second lawsuit was filed in federal court by Lambda Legal. The complaint was filed on behalf of seven Arizona couples,...Show More Summary
The ACLU is now stepping in to help same-sex marriage couple have their marriages recognized by the state of Florida. Yup, you knew this would happen once the DOMA was gutted. A lawsuit has been filed by the ACLU against the state of Florida, in an effort to strong-arm Floridians into acknowledging the gay marriages from other states. Show More Summary
MIAMI (Reuters) - Eight Florida gay couples backed by a gay rights group have filed a lawsuit to force the state to recognize same-sex marriages from other states, saying their exclusion violates the right to equal protection under the U.S. Constitutio...
New York bishop halts church trials that 'produce no winners,' while opponents say avoiding church discipline increases likelihood of schism. The trial of a United Methodist Church (UMC) minister who performed a same-sex marriage ceremony has been halted by a bishop before it began. Show More Summary