Gay Marriage Headlines

Mon, Nov 23 2015

Arkansas judge approves names of same-sex partners on birth certificates

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. The state of Arkansas must record the names of both partners in a same-sex marriage on the birth certificates of their children, a judge ruled on Monday.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 23 Nov 2015

Thu, Nov 19 2015

Huckabee sued for playing 'Eye of the Tiger' at Kim Davis rally


CHICAGO The co-writer of 1980s hit "Eye of the Tiger" has filed a federal lawsuit against Republican Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign for playing the song at a rally for Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to sign gay marriage licenses.

Tue, Nov 17 2015

Oklahoma's top court expands custodial rights for same-sex couples


TULSA, Okla. The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that custodial rights to children of same-sex couples in a union before gay marriage was legalized in the United States can be granted.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 17 Nov 2015

Sat, Nov 7 2015

Same-sex couples deemed Mormon apostates in renewed exclusion of gays


SALT LAKE CITY The Mormon Church has deemed married same-sex couples to be apostates of the faith and their children ineligible for baptism in a reaffirmation of opposition to gay marriage months after endorsing fair housing and employment on the basis of sexual orientation. | Video

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 07 Nov 2015

Sun, Oct 25 2015

Sanders contrasts his record with Clinton's at Iowa dinner


DES MOINES, Iowa U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders contrasted his record with that of Hillary Clinton on key issues, including his early support for same-sex marriages and consistent opposition to the Iraq war, during a Democratic fundraising dinner in Iowa on Saturday.

Thu, Oct 8 2015

Bob Dylan and the supremes - Ginsburg and Scalia, that is

ZURICH On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song.

Sun, Oct 4 2015

Pope opens synod; calls for welcoming Church but no gay marriage


VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Sunday reaffirmed Catholic opposition to gay marriage as he opened a three-week gathering of bishops from around the world but said the Church had to show love and understanding towards all. | Video

Fri, Oct 2 2015

'Sense of regret' in Vatican over pope meeting with gay marriage opponent


VATICAN CITY Pope Francis' meeting last week with an American woman at the center of a row over gay marriage was not something he had sought and should not be seen as an endorsement of her views, the Vatican said on Friday.

U.S., Pope, Subjects, Gay Marriage 02 Oct 2015

Twitter sentiment on pope sours over meeting with gay marriage opponent

NEW YORK Sentiment toward Pope Francis turned sour on social media over his meeting with a Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses, data compiled by Thomson Reuters showed.

Fri, Sep 18 2015

Films chronicle gay rights from Stonewall to U.S. Supreme Court


TORONTO The fight for gay rights was sparked by demonstrations against a heavy-handed police raid on a New York nightclub in 1969, and registered a coda this year with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage is legal across the country.