Category: Equal Marriage

Bermuda legalizes same sex marriage; sky doesn’t fall

Bermuda legalizes same sex marriage; sky doesn’t fall

Bermuda’s Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage last week and the editorial board of the Royal Gazette can’t resist taking a poke at the haters. They write: “At not long after lunchtime yesterday, a casual...

5th Circuit Court orders Texas to pay $600K to couples who fought marriage ban

5th Circuit Court orders Texas to pay $600K to couples who fought marriage ban

Andy Towle posts on Towleroad.com: In December 2015, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ordered the state to pay more than $605,000 in fees and costs to Akin Gump, the firm that represented two same-sex couples...

Every Republican in Texas senate votes against marriage equality

Every Republican in Texas senate votes against marriage equality

Daniel Reynolds posts on The Advocate: Same-sex couples in Texas may soon have trouble tying the knot — and not due to cold feet. A new bill, which won preliminary approval Tuesday in the...

NC House Speaker won’t allow hearing of bill to ban same sex marriage

NC House Speaker won’t allow hearing of bill to ban same sex marriage

Andy Towle posts on Towleroad.com: North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore said on Wednesday that he won’t allow the hearing of a bill which seeks to ban gay marriage in the state and defy...

Texas, North Carolina legislatures act against marriage equality

Texas, North Carolina legislatures act against marriage equality

State legislatures are acting on Republican bills to erase marriage equality. Andy Towle posts on Towleroad.com: The Texas Senate on April 11 advanced a bill that would allow county clerks to refuse to issue...