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Nevada Same-Sex Marriage Hearing

San Francisco Federal Appeals Court to consider cases from other states, too


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Court Delays Nevada Gay Marriage Appeal

A federal appeals court has postponed oral arguments on the challenge toNevada’s gay marriage ban just hours after it had set the hearing for April 9.


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Feds Recognize Same-Sex Couples In Utah

Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.


File photo of a lesbian couple exchanging rings during their wedding. (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay In Utah: Hostility, Acceptance Part Of Life

Utah has long been known as a bastion of red-state conservatism with deep roots in the Mormon faith. It’s the kind of place that has historically been unwelcoming to gay marriage.


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Holdouts In Utah Now Letting Gay Couples Wed

Utah County officials who held out on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples even after a judge overturned a ban say they will now offer licenses to all eligible applicants.


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Gay Marriage’s Latest Frontier: State Courts

Advocates on both sides of the gay marriage debate predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that overturned part of a federal ban on gay marriage would create a pathway for states to act. They were right.


Same sex marriage advocates rally on the steps of the Supreme Court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

SCOTUS Rulings Boost Nev. Gay Marriage Effort

Despite no direct mandates for Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings on two gay marriage issues Wednesday may have a decisive impact on the outcome of the political tussle over same-sex marriage in the Silver State.


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Nevada Same-Sex Marriage Initiative Advances

The Nevada Senate took an emotional step toward legalizing gay marriage with a near party-line vote to repeal the state’s heterosexual definition of marriage.


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Nevada Lawmakers To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage

The Nevada State Senate is scheduled to vote today on a resolution that allows gay marriage in Nevada.


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Legislature Advances Repeal Of Gay Marriage Ban

A Nevada Senate committee has taken a big step to not only repeal the state’s heterosexual definition of marriage but to recognize all marriages “regardless of gender.”