- Gay partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 firms Updated: Dec-08-13 3:22 pm
- Pa. Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding Updated: Dec-07-13 9:53 pm
- First Australian gay weddings held in capital city Updated: Dec-07-13 7:29 pm
- Family feud over Pa. estate gets ugly in court Updated: Dec-07-13 11:24 am
- Mass. congressional hopefuls making final pitches Updated: Dec-07-13 10:18 am
- Judge orders Colo. cake-maker to serve gay couples Updated: Dec-06-13 6:38 pm
- Chile presidential candidates square off in debate Updated: Dec-06-13 1:28 pm
- Gay weddings 17 percent of Washington marriages Updated: Dec-05-13 5:37 pm
- National Guard sites to take same-sex benefit form Updated: Dec-05-13 4:22 pm
- Judge hears arguments on Utah's gay marriage ban Updated: Dec-05-13 3:07 am
- Judge weighs merits of Utah's gay marriage ban Updated: Dec-04-13 7:10 pm
- Catania forms exploratory committee for DC mayor Updated: Dec-04-13 6:26 pm
- Okla. Guard: Benefit change causes little turmoil Updated: Dec-04-13 6:16 pm
- 2 same-sex couples sue BNSF over health benefits Updated: Dec-03-13 8:30 pm
- Mayors speak out against amendment on gay marriage Updated: Dec-03-13 6:13 pm
- Judge rejects Mississippi woman's divorce request... Updated: Dec-03-13 2:18 pm
- Gay weddings become reality in Hawaii with new law Updated: Dec-02-13 11:01 pm
- Pa. court clerk defends gay-marriage licenses Updated: Dec-02-13 5:11 pm
- Miss. judge refuses to grant gay couple's divorce Updated: Dec-02-13 4:32 pm
- Douglas Co. eyes benefits for same-sex couples Updated: Dec-02-13 12:44 pm
- Gay weddings become reality in Hawaii with new law Updated: Dec-02-13 9:55 am
- Pastor, his fiance among 1st to legally wed in HI Updated: Dec-02-13 12:08 am
- Croatians vote against same-sex marriage Updated: Dec-01-13 3:41 pm
- Gay rights fight comes to Texas, despite ban Updated: Dec-01-13 10:28 am
- Plaintiffs in gay marriage suit say minds changing Updated: Nov-30-13 12:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.
PHILADELPHIA - A gay teacher at a suburban Philadelphia Catholic high school was fired Friday after he applied for a New Jersey marriage license.
CANBERRA, Australia - Gay and lesbian couples from around Australia joined in fragile marriages in Canberra on Saturday under the nation's beleaguered same-sex union laws that face a challenge in the courts within a week.
PITTSBURGH - A family feud over a Swissvale steamfitter's sizable estate has evolved from an ugly, private affair to a sordid, tabloid-worthy tale playing out in the public realm across three courts.
BOSTON - Voters in the 5th Congressional District are heading to the polls this week to decide the latest in a string of special elections in Massachusetts.
DENVER - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday.
SANTIAGO, Chile - Michelle Bachelet defended promises of deep social changes while her conservative rival Evelyn Matthei said reducing poverty and crime are more important than Bachelet's call for free education during a debate ahead of the presidential elections.
SEATTLE - Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana National Guard personnel seeking benefits for same-sex spouses will have an easier time filing the requests, despite a state refusal to let its workers process the paperwork because of Louisiana's ban on gay marriage.
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge says he'll do his best to rule by early next year on a legal challenge to a same-sex marriage ban in Utah, after an attorney called for an end to the prohibition by arguing that the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough.
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge should strike down Utah's same-sex marriage ban because the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough, an attorney for three gay couples challenging the 2004 voter-passed law argued Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - D.C. Councilmember David Catania formed an exploratory committee for a mayoral bid Wednesday, saying he's unimpressed by the large field of candidates and wants to find out if he can do more to improve public education from the city's highest office.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Nearly a month after a directive by Gov. Mary Fallin changed the way the Oklahoma National Guard handles marriage benefits, Guard officials say the change has caused little disruption.
SEATTLE - Two workers sued one of the nation's largest rail companies Tuesday, saying their same-sex spouses have repeatedly been denied health benefits even though voters in Washington state legalized gay marriage last year.
INDIANAPOLIS - A bipartisan group of Indiana mayors, including those of some of the state's largest cities, announced their opposition Tuesday to placing Indiana's ban on gay marriage in the state constitution.
12-03-13 - A Mississippi woman's bid to have the state recognize her California marriage to another woman so that Mississippi could then grant a divorce was rejected Monday, with a judge telling her Mississippi's constitution and statutes prevented him from doing anything.
HONOLULU - Retired professors Rod Powell and Bob Eddinger have been partners in life since they met at the University of Hawaii in 1977. On Monday, they joined in marriage on the first day their home state allowed same-sex couples to form such unions.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A suburban Philadelphia court clerk who defied Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage by signing licenses for scores of gay couples urged the state's highest court Monday to overturn an order that required him to stop.
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Mississippi judge on Monday refused to grant a divorce to a lesbian couple who got married in California, saying the marriage wasn't recognized under state law, according to the woman who filed and her lawyer.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.
HONOLULU - Same-sex couples are taking advantage of Hawaii's newfound aloha for gay weddings.
HONOLULU - The pastor of the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu and his fiance will be among the first gay couples to wed when gay marriage becomes legal in Hawaii on Monday.
ZAGREB, Croatia - A majority of Croatians voted in a referendum Sunday to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for the Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union's newest nation.
AUSTIN, Texas - One couple wants to get married, while the other just wants theirs recognized. A third couple wants a divorce, while the fourth wants theirs finalized. If all win their lawsuits, they could overturn the Texas ban on same-sex marriage.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Carol Schall was helping her teenage daughter renew her passport when a postal worker filling out the paperwork learned that Schall's same-sex partner was the girl's birth mother.