Gay Marriage


Pope defends traditional marriage as Italy debates civil unions

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis issued a stern reminder of the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage on Friday as a fierce debate raged in Italy ahead of a vote that would give legal recognition to homosexual couples.


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., 23 Nov 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.

U.S., Entertainment, Music, 19 Nov 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., 17 Nov 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., 07 Nov 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.

Election 2016, Politics, Iraq, 25 Oct 2015