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Stories with subject: Couples
  • Attorney compares Kansas sperm donor's plight, gay marriage 
    Updated: Nov-29-15 6:02 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas sperm donor's battle to avoid being declared the legal father of a same-sex couple's child has some similarities to the fight for gay marriage, the man's attorney argued in court filings.

  • Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 5:22 pm

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.

  • Couple celebrating 68th anniversary pays same $8 hotel rate 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 2:23 pm

    GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Ever wonder what you could do to get a room in a AAA four-diamond hotel, in downtown Greenville, for less than $10 a night?

  • Venue owners appeal fine for denying lesbian couple wedding 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 12:46 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Owners of a wedding venue who were fined $13,000 for violating the state's anti-discrimination law argued Monday that they should be legally allowed to follow their Christian faith.

  • Rush for gay couples to marry in Montana declines 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 5:47 pm

    GREAT FALLS, Montana - The initial rush for gay couples to marry in Montana has declined after 436 couples married during the first year since the state's marriage ban ended, but couples say they're happy with the changes that have made their lives easier.

  • Portugal allows same-sex adoption, artificial insemination 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 8:43 am

    LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's Parliament has approved laws allowing same-sex couples to legally adopt children and permitting lesbians to obtain medically assisted fertilization.

  • Film shows interracial pair's battle for the right to marry 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 3:52 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Vintage cars lined the Virginia drag racing track where men and women wearing high-waisted pants and long skirts waited eagerly for popcorn at the concession stand and children darted in and out of the crowd. But as soon as the movie director yelled "cut," the actors relaxed, chatted and pulled on coats to stay warm in between shots on a cold, rainy afternoon.

  • The Latest: Pastor IDs victims in fiery Maryland crash story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-09-15 5:05 pm

    HYATTSVILLE, Maryland - The latest on a fiery crash involving a pickup truck and a church van that killed five people (all times local):

  • Michigan women central to US gay marriage case adopt kids story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 5:16 pm

    PONTIAC, Michigan - Two Detroit-area nurses jointly adopted five children on Thursday, closing a case that started when they challenged Michigan's restrictions on adoption and helped pave the way for the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing gay marriage.

  • Colombia high court rules for adoptions by same-sex couples 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 8:09 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - In a historic decision, Colombia's constitutional court opened the door Wednesday for same-sex couples to legally adopt children in the conservative South American nation.

  • Ohio to pay $1.3 million in gay marriage attorneys' fees 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 7:40 pm

    CINCINNATI - The state will pay $1.3 million in attorneys' fees and expenses to the law firm that handled the challenges of Ohio's gay marriage ban, a judge ruled Monday.

  • 100+ Catholic couples celebrate decades of marriage at event 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 5:57 am

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - More than 100 Catholic couples celebrated going the distance in marriage at an event in Lexington.