Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships [CHRONOLOGY OF COVERAGE]

CHRONOLOGY OF COVERAGE NOV. 26, 2014 Federal Judges Kristine Baker and Carlton Reeves strike down same sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, respectively, but both orders are placed on hold so states can consider appeals. MORE NOV. 25, 2014 Adam Liptak Sidebar column; fact that same-sex marriage will be banned in up to 15 states, at most, should Supreme Court take up question this term of... »


The highest human rights court in Europe has told European LGBTs that they have no human right to same-sex marriage, in a case that also shows how complicated sexual and marital norms have become in this new transsexual world. The case arose after a man in Finland, who was married with a child, decided he wanted to live as a woman. After a sex-change operation, he attempted to change his governmen... »

We must promote marriage, not just defend it

By: John Hayward The Defense of Marriage Act took a big hit at the Supreme Court this week. We really should be promoting marriage, not just defending it. But traditional marriage has been on the defensive for a long time, and it’s not just because of the same-sex marriage crusade. Marriage began looking weak long before anyone thought gay marriage had a chance of obtaining widespread legal sancti... »

Supreme Court Rules on Same-Sex Marriage

2hrs After The Supreme Court Gutted The Voting Rights Act, Texas AG Suppresses Minority Voters The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a federal law that restricts the definition of marriage to opposite-sex couples in a major victory for the gay rights movement. The ruling, on a 5-4 vote, means that legally married gay men and women are entitled to claim the same federal benefits that are ... »