OKLAHOMA – With a U.S. Supreme Court hearing looming later this month, an Oklahoma tribe may be changing its marriage laws to include same-sex unions. 116 more words
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Peru took a major step back this week in its fight for more LGBT inclusiveness, as its Congress rejected legalizing same-sex civil unions. The bill, drafted by openly gay congressman Carlos Bruce, would have given homosexual couples many of the same benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples, but it was shot down by the legislative justice commission before being put to a vote. 45 more words
Today is Valentine’s Day. There are many legends surround Saint Valentine. One of the most common tells the story of a third century Roman priest who converted to Christianity shortly after the reign of Nero. 320 more words
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Callie Granade ordered a judge in Mobile County to ignore Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s ruling disallowing marriage licenses for same-sex couples. 296 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new plaque at Minneapolis City Hall commemorates the state’s first legal same-sex marriages performed there in 2013.
Sixty-seven couples were married August 1st of that year after Minnesota became the 12th state in the nation to recognize same-sex unions. 75 more words
DENVER (AP) — After two weeks of formalities, Colorado lawmakers will get down to work this week. Five things to watch for in a week shortened by the Martin Luther King Jr. 315 more words