The case garnered attention as Hunt’s lawyers claimed that authorities wouldn’t have gone after her if the situation had involved a male and a female instead of two teenage girls. Read the story.
Nigeria’s Senate on Thursday passed a harsh anti-gay bill banning same-sex marriage and outlawing anyone from forming organizations supporting gay rights, setting prison terms of up to 14 years for offenders. Read more.
Just hours after a federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban on Friday, a county clerk’s office in Utah is issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Read more.
A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it. Read more.
Ugandan lawmakers on Friday passed an anti-gay bill that calls for life imprisonment for certain homosexual acts, drawing criticism from rights campaigners who called it “the worst in the world.” Read more.
Same-sex marriage opponents are vowing the fight is not over despite a New Mexico Supreme Court decision Thursday saying it was unconstitutional to bar same-sex couples from getting marriage licenses. Read more.
NEW DELHI — India’s government asked the country’s Supreme Court on Friday to review a decision in which it upheld a colonial-era law that bans homosexual acts and makes them punishable by up to a decade in prison. Read more.
Miriam Rand and Ono Porter were having lunch when the couple got a call that they’d been waiting for, for three decades: New Mexico’s Supreme Court had just issued a ruling on same-sex marriage. Read more…
Ohio voters are split on the idea of same-sex marriage, but they’re far more likely to support it if know religious institutions won’t be forced to wed gay and lesbian couples, a new poll finds. Read more.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ ban on gay marriage is moving closer to a trial. Read more.
PHILADELPHIA — A United Methodist pastor defrocked for officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding has appealed the decision, a move that offered the latest evidence of a split in the nation’s largest mainline Protestant denomination and came as yet another state legalized gay marriage. Read more.