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NEBRASKA: Federal Judge Denies Motion To Stay Marriage Case Pending SCOTUS

33 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Lincoln Journal-Star: A federal judge on Tuesday denied the state's motion to stay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriages and set a Feb. 19 hearing on a motion that would force the state to allow them while the case is pending. Show More Summary

Alabama’s Chief Justice Urges Governor To Defy Ruling Overturning Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore wants Governor Robert Bentley, who is also against marriage equality, to break the law. In a letter today…to Gov. Robert Bentley, a staunch supporter of the marriage ban, Moore cites a passage from the Gospel of Mark and notes that “the laws of this state have always recognized [...]

Nebraska marriage case to move forward as federal judge denies motion to stay

A hearing on the motion for a preliminary injunction allowing same-sex couples to marry will be held in February. The post Nebraska marriage case to move forward as federal judge denies motion to stay appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Challenge To Nebraska's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Moves Forward As Judge Denies Stay of Lawsuit

3 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A federal judge has denied Nebraska's request to stay a lawsuit brought against it by seven same-sex couples seeking to overturn the Cornhusker State's ban on same-sex marriage. Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Bataillon found that the U.S. Supreme...

Mormon leaders (sort of) come out in favor of LGBT rights, demand religious freedom

The church has not reversed its stance on same-sex marriage, but called for an anti-discrimination measure to pass

Forget SCOTUS, gay marriage still a 'litmus test' issue for GOP social conservatives

Some Republican strategists have been selling themselves on the myth that if the Supreme Court settles the issue of same-sex marriage nationwide this summer, Republican presidential candidates will get off the hook of having to answer marriage equality questions on the campaign trail. They can simply say, "It's settled law," goes the thinking. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Again Rules Against Alabama's Ban on Gay Marriage

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a decision that cited her previous ruling striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage, District Judge Callie V.S. Granade ruled in favor of another same-sex couple, James Strawser and John Humphrey, once again declaring the state's ban on same-sex...

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Has The Same-Sex Marriage Sadz

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment. I ask you to continue to uphold and support the Alabama Constitution with respect to marriage, both for the welfare of this state and for our posterity. Show More Summary

Lesbian Couple That Defeated Alabama's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Have $40,000 In Legal Bills, Seek Crowdfunding Help

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand, the Mobile, Alabama couple that sued the state to recognize their 2008 wedding in California as legitimate and legal is seeking help to pay for the $40,000 in legal fees they have accumulated fighting the...

ALABAMA: Another Win For Marriage

10 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Read the ruling.UPDATE: The plaintiffs didn't even have a lawyer. Has that ever happened before? U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. "Ginny" Granade, who on Friday declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, ruled on Monday in favor of James Strawser and John Humphrey in a separate case. Show More Summary

READ IT HERE: Opening brief filed in Puerto Rico marriage case in First Circuit

10 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Same-sex couples file their opening brief in the First Circuit Court of Appeals The post READ IT HERE: Opening brief filed in Puerto Rico marriage case in First Circuit appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Same-sex couple seeking marriage license in Alabama wins federal case

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Stayed until February 9. The post Same-sex couple seeking marriage license in Alabama wins federal case appeared first on Equality On Trial.

8th Circuit Court of Appeals Expedites Missouri Same-Sex Marriage Case, Won't Lift Stay of Federal Judge's Ruling

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

While we wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the four cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has expedited its review of a federal judge's ruling that struck...

Gay Alabama legislator threatens to expose colleagues’ infidelities if they preach “family values”

One state rep. is targeting lawmakers who oppose same-sex marriage but don't live up to their own moral standards

Lesbian Lawmaker Threatens To Out Adulterous Officials Opposed To Marriage Equality

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

As an out lesbian, Alabama State Rep. Paticia Todd was probably not the most popular in the state legislature. She’s even less so now. In the wake of a federal court ruling last week striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, Todd has decided to pull out all the stops to defend the ruling. […]

Same-Sex Marriage: Alabama Appeals Ban On Their Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Decision And Marriages On Hold

Same-sex marriage has contentious issue for many years in America, and it has been a hot topic for at least the past two years. In 2014, several states began to vote and repeal their ban on same-sex marriage, prompting outrage and increased marriage licenses. Show More Summary

Gay Alabama lawmaker: I’ll ‘out’ adulterous officials fighting same-sex marriage

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Alabama’s first openly gay legislator has threatened to expose state officials’ illicit affairs after some of them fought back against the legalization of marriage equality in her state, reported. “Don’t start throwing bricks at my window when yours is already cracked...

How Different Are Same-Sex Couples from Different-Sex Couples?

A look at some demographic information about same-sex and different-sex marriages.

Gay Lawmaker Threatens to Expose Affairs

Alabama State Rep. Patricia Todd (D) warned her colleagues there would be consequences if they continues to oppose same-sex marriage, the Times Daily reports. Said Todd: “I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about ‘family values’ when [...] The post Gay Lawmaker Threatens to Expose Affairs appeared first on Political Wire.

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