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DOJ Recommends Supreme Court Honor Baker's Case

In the first week of September, the Department of Justice filed an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court to side with the baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple. An amicus ...

Chile Introduces Same-Sex Marriage Bill

For the last two months, our blog has taken a look at LGBT rights issues both at home and abroad, with the general understanding that things were not necessarily improving worldwide. In many ...

Gay Marriage Bans Could Have Serious Effect on Mental Health

In a report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association, it was revealed that 72 nations worldwide still prosecute their citizens for homosexuality. Of these ...

Texas Rules Against Public Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

In the 2015 landmark decision Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and to ...

Judge Refuses to Give Lesbians a Divorce

A judge in the Franklin County, Ohio area has reportedly refused to give a lesbian couple a divorce. According to reports, the women wed in Toronto in 2007 and filed for dissolution of marriage ...

Opposers of Gay Marriage Want California Ban Upheld

Those opposing gay marriage are reportedly asking the Supreme Court to uphold a California ban on same-sex marriage. According to reports, the issue is the ban that was struck down by two lower courts ...

Same-Sex Divorce Considered in Rhode Island

Same-sex marriage is currently not legal in Rhode Island, but a new bill may make same-sex divorce legal there. According to reports, the state has a new bill that would allow this to occur for ...

Gay Couple Granted Divorce in Ohio

An Ohio judge has reportedly granted a divorce for a gay couple who were married in New York last year. According to reports, the men went through a short hearing which led to them being granted the ...

Lesbian Couple Seeking Divorce

The first lesbian couple that wed in Los Angeles County, California is reportedly now seeking a divorce. According to reports, the two married in June 2008, but had been a couple for about 18 years at ...

Washington Weeks Away from Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

Washington State is just weeks away from being the seventh state to legalize gay marriage. One state senator has been working for over 15 years to get this legislature enacted. Senator Ed Murray, who ...

Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Bill

The Washington State Senate has reportedly approved a same-sex marriage measure that would legalize it in the state. According to reports, the Senate committee has voted to approve it which means that ...

Singer Ending Domestic Union

Singer k.d. lang is reportedly ending her domestic union with her partner Jamie Price. According to reports, she has filed to dissolve the union in California. Domestic partnerships allow same-sex ...

Divorce for Same-Sex Couples

The Washington City Council is reportedly working to make it easier for same-sex couples who married in the District of Columbia to get divorced. According to reports, some couples are being denied ...

Same-Sex Marriage in California

For two years, same-sex couples in California were able to obtain legal marriages. From June 2008 until November 2010, a new law removed certain language from the state's constitution which ...

Same-Sex Couple Fighting for Child Custody

A same-sex couple in the Houston, Texas area is reportedly appealing a judge's ruling in regard to a child custody case. According to reports, the judge ruled on a case where a man is currently ...

Presidential Candidate Signs Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge

Texas Governor Rick Perry, who is a presidential candidate, recently spoke out about being anti-gay marriage. He reportedly commented that he is for the federal marriage amendment that defines ...

County to Increase Benefits for Same Sex Partners

While reviewing next year's budget, the city manager for a city in Texas discussed the possibility of including benefits for same sex partners. The inclusion of domestic partnership benefits would ...

New York Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

New York has passed a bill that will now legalize same-sex marriage in the state. According to reports, state senators voted 33-29 for the approval of marriage equality legislation. Now, same-sex ...

Maryland Considering Same-Sex Divorce

Maryland courts are reportedly considering same-sex divorce at this time. According to reports, a case is going to the Maryland Special Court of Appeals in order to determine how these proceedings may ...

Woman Attempts to Hide during Child Custody Battle

Lisa Miller has lived a strange and now criminal life. Her life story has become public recently as law enforcement agencies work together to track her down. Miller, who once lived with partner Janet ...

Wyoming Can Grant Same-Sex Couple Divorce

The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that the state can grant a same-sex couple a divorce when they are married in another state or in Canada. According to reports, the state Supreme Court decided to ...

Man Petitions for Review of Gay Divorce Case

A man in the Dallas, Texas area is reportedly petitioning the state Supreme Court in order to have them review a gay divorce case. He was originally allowed to divorce in Texas, despite them not ...

Same Sex Couples may Recieve Benefits in City of Easton

Next year could bring benefits for same-sex partners in the city of Easton if new legislation is approved by the city council. The Easton City Council is scheduled to review the new legislation that ...

Gay Marriage Vote on Hold

In Maryland, the House vote on gay marriage is reportedly on hold because of at least one delegate. According to reports, one Maryland delegate has reportedly that she is held up on a bill to legalize ...

Maryland Senate Initially Approves Gay Marriage

The Maryland Senate has reportedly advanced legislation that will move forward with allowing same-sex marriage. Measures have reportedly been defeated that sought to allow religious agencies to refuse ...
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