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Red states face a ‘delicate path’ on gay marriage

Red states face a ‘delicate path’ on gay marriage

Hours after federal judges struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, activist Evan Wolfson and his colleagues reached out to gay rights groups in the deeply conservative…

Same sex couple ready to marry legally in Hawaii

Same sex couple ready to marry legally in Hawaii

Some same-sex couples plan to get married as soon as they’re able to do so legally in Hawaii on Monday. A ceremony for six couples at the Sheraton Waikiki is…

Gays win marriage tax benefits

Gays win marriage tax benefits

All legally wed gay couples, no matter which state they live in, are entitled to the same U.S. federal tax benefits as married heterosexual couples, the Obama administration said on…

Pentagon set to extend benefits to same-sex couples

The Pentagon on Wednesday announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed military personnel and civilian employees, in response to the Supreme Court ruling in June forcing…

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to…

Where 2016 GOP Presidential hopefuls stand on immigration, gay marriage

Major developments on immigration reform and gay marriage offer an early preview of potential lines of division among a group of Republicans who are viewed as potential White House candidates…

Conflicting decisions from a historic Supreme Court term

Conflicting decisions from a historic Supreme Court term

A historic Supreme Court term ended with a flourish of major rulings that marked a bitter defeat for racial minorities and a groundbreaking victory for gay rights, all in the…

Supreme Court ruling will help gay military spouses

Supreme Court ruling will help gay military spouses

For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the Supreme Court’s decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb,…

Lots to still work out on gay marriage issues

Lots to still work out on gay marriage issues

Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don’t remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot…

Gay rights supporters and gay couples salute Supreme Court ruling

Gay rights supporters and gay couples salute Supreme Court ruling

Supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers, wept openly and chanted “DOMA is Dead” outside the Supreme Court as word reached them that the justices had struck down the federal…

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