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Same-sex couples will soon be able to get Md. marriage licenses

An opinion released Thursday by the attorney general's office said that same-sex couples can obtain marriage licenses as soon as Gov. Martin O'Malley "formally proclaims" the results of this month's election, which he is expected to do on or about Dec. 6.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 06:36am EST

Tags: Doug Gansler

Supporters raised $5M+ for gay marriage in Md.

Supporters of a Maryland ballot measure in favor of gay marriage raised more than twice the amount of opponents trying to defeat the measure.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 03:29pm EST



Gay marriage laws to generate spending

A national think tank says new gay marriage laws in Maine, Maryland and Washington will generate at least $166 million in wedding spending in the next three years.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 12:10pm EST


Wedding planners expect business boom after Md. gay marriage victory

Washington area wedding planners and related businesses from caters to bakeries could see a boost in business now that Maryland voters have approved same-sex marriage.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 07:30am EST

Tags: Tracy Bloom Schwartz, Creative parties, Bethesda, elections

Gay-marriage backers end losing streak, look ahead

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 06:27pm EST


Maryland voters approve same-sex marriage

Maryland joined Maine Tuesday as the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, capping a tough struggle by supporters that has lasted more than a year.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 08:23am EST



Md. ballot question: Gay marriage

This law allows gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, as long as they are not otherwise prohibited from getting married.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:08am EDT

Tags: local elections,

At 0-32, gay-marriage forces seek 1st win at polls

Irene Huskens has the wedding venue picked out: a charming bed-and-breakfast in southern Maryland. But the wedding is no sure thing.

Sunday - 10/14/2012, 08:48am EDT


Hoyer explains change of view on same-sex marriage

Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is speaking out on how his view of same-sex marriage has evolved.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 01:59pm EDT

Tags: Steny Hoyer,

As Md. prepares for Question 6 vote, leaders remember Bayard Rustin

As Maryland prepares to vote on Question 6, some local leaders are throwing their support behind gay marriage and remembering a man who helped start the movement.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 06:15am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, bayard rustin, civil rights,

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