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Supreme Court strikes down federal benefits rule against gay couples

In a historic victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to...

Supreme Court gay marriage decision due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States. The...

Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage won’t be last word

Whatever the U.S. Supreme Court decides this month, gay marriage appears destined to face several more years of legal debate and at least one...

Focus on gay rights shifts back to Obama

President Barack Obama may have made a slow start on gay rights issues, but by the end of his first term his record was...

Supremes take a look at second gay rights issue

In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme Court is turning to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents legally married...

The couple in the middle of the Supreme Court fight on...

Big change is coming to the lives of the lesbian couple at the center of the fight for same-sex marriage in California no matter...

Obama to Supremes: Overturn gay marriage ban

The Obama administration wants the Supreme Court to overturn California's gay marriage ban, outlining a broad legal argument that could ultimately be applied to...

Gay activists: Nice talk Mr. President, now where’s the action?

President Barack Obama's emphatic gay-rights advocacy in his inaugural address thrilled many activists. Yet almost immediately came the questions and exhortations as to what...

Federal appeals court declares anti-gay marriage law unconstitutional

An appeals court in New York ruled on Thursday that a law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is...

Focus on campaign issues: Same sex marriage

The issue: On one aspect of whether same-sex couples should have the right to marry, both sides agree: The issue defines what kind of nation...