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Obama gay marriage support could roil Va. contest

President Barack Obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriages adds an emotional new element with an uncertain effect into his re-election bid in Virginia, a battleground state he won in 2008 but where voters have consistently opposed it.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 03:11am EDT

Tags: gay marriage, Barack obama, election

Pres. Obama voices his support for gay marriage

President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday in a historic announcement.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 05:38pm EDT

Tags: Barack obama, gay marriage

Maryland's governor, social issue groups react to North Carolina vote

Opponents of same sex marriage in Maryland say the vote in North Carolina underscores their position, that marriage should be restricted to heterosexual couples.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 03:13pm EDT

Tags: gay marriage, north carolina, Marriage Alliance of Maryland, Governor Martin O

JFK awards for ousted Iowa justices, US diplomat

President John F. Kennedy's only surviving child celebrated what would have been his 95th birthday this month by honoring three Iowa judges who were ousted after the court unanimously decided to legalize same-sex marriages.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 09:25am EDT

Tags: John F. Kennedy, Bob Vander Plaats,

O'Malley speaks at conference on Catholics, gays

Maryland's same-sex marriage debate may end up being decided in the voting booth, but Gov. Martin O'Malley told a conference on Catholicism and homosexuality Friday that he believes voters will come down on the side of human dignity.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 08:44am EDT

Tags: gay marriage, Catholicism,

D.C. Council bill makes gay divorce easier in city

The D.C. Council has given final approval to a bill that would make it easier for gay and lesbian couples who marry in the nation's capital to get divorced.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 04:05pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Phil Mendelson, Committee on the Judiciary, same-sex divorce

Wedding industry readies for Md. same-sex marriage

The announcements went out last week, and the setting has been arranged: Maryland's same-sex marriage bill will become law in a signing ceremony Thursday.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 09:04am EST

Tags: employee loyalty, Maryland General Assembly, Kate Ryan

Md. passes law approving gay marriage

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 01:23pm EST


Md. lawmaker makes public statement on gay marriage flip-flop

Maryland's same-sex marriage law is moving on and one lawmaker wants to do the same.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Sam Arora,

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