Postedon Feb 12, 2014 at 11:45 am
In the past week, the flurry of activity around marriage litigation hasn't slowed down: Two new lawsuits were filed today, and in Texas and Nevada, big developments could translate to big wins.
Postedon Nov 14, 2013 at 07:15 pm
Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon issued an executive order to the Missouri Department of Revenue that allows same-sex couples who legally married in other states to jointly file their taxes for the state of Missouri.
Postedon Nov 01, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Yesterday, on October 31, 3013, after several years in court, the Missouri Supreme Court issued its ruling in Kelly's case. In a 5-2 decision, they declared that Kelly should not receive any of the survivor benefits.
Postedon May 23, 2013 at 12:14 pm
Last year, Susan and Shannon promised their commitment to each other in Kansas City, MO, and they had a filmmaker capture the experience in a video called "Radiance." Now, the film has won an international award. Michael Ransdell of One Tree Films has won an international film contest from Top Knots!
Postedon Apr 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm
"When you fall in love - real love - marriage is the highest form of recognition of that love," Shannon Feldt said, explaining why couples like her and Susan McSpadden, who promised their commitment to each other last year in Kansas City - couples across the Midwest, couples across the South, and couples nationwide - need the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 01, 2013 at 03:29 pm
In the past week, nine U.S. Senators have announced their support for the freedom to marry, explaining how their views have evolved and how they have come to understand that now is the time to stand on the Right Side of History.
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 04:45 pm
Nearly a month after President Barack Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry, polls across the country continue to demonstrate the positive impact that his statement has had on public opinions on marriage.
Postedon May 20, 2010 at 07:00 am
Out-of-staters made up 60 percent of same-sex couples married in Iowa since the freedom to marry became legal in April 2009, state officials reported Tuesday.
Postedon Mar 18, 2010 at 02:51 pm
Though aging is tough for everyone, it tends to be tougher for people who are gay, according to a report presented Wednesday at the annual conference of the National Council on Aging and the American Society on Aging in Chicago, Illinois.
Postedon Feb 16, 2010 at 11:38 am
Rev. Dr. Daniel O'Connell discusses the progress made in the securing the freedom to marry and the support that comes from many religious groups: "...my church, and churches of other denominations embrace those [gay] relationships. Supporting the spiritual and religious growth of families is one of the reasons our church exists. And we Unitarian Universalists take the long view. We take the long view because most of us believe as Dr. King did, that 'the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.'”