Legal Confusion As Estonian Gay Partnership Law Enters Force


A law allowing gay partnerships took effect in Estonia on Friday, but same-sex couples are being advised to hold off on getting hitched until a series of legal issues have been worked out.

Las Vegas Celebrates Gay Marriage Milestone

NATIONAL | Jan 2, 2016

Clark County partnered with the Las Vegas business community to mark a local gay marriage milestone on New Year's Eve.

Couple Who Sued Over Texas' Ban on Gay Marriage Marry

NATIONAL | Nov 24, 2015

One of the same-sex couples who had challenged Texas' constitutional ban on gay marriage has finally tied the knot.

Clerical Error Led to Costa Rica's First Legal Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Javier Cordoba | Nov 13, 2015

Elizondo and her partner exploited a simple clerical error from nearly a quarter-century ago to become Costa Rica's first legally married gay couple - at least briefly - and high-profile protagonists in the country's debate over gay marriage.

Gay Pokemon Wedding Proposal is the Cutest Thing You'll See Today

NATIONAL | Nov 6, 2015

A man took to his Tumblr last month and posted photos of what may be the nerdiest and cutest wedding proposal ever.

Ohio To Pay Attorneys' Fees For Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | Nov 3, 2015

The state has agreed to pay $1.3 million in attorneys' fees and expenses to the law firm that handled the challenges of Ohio's gay marriage ban.

AP-GfK Poll: Clerks Must Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | By Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson | Oct 30, 2015

For the first time, most Americans expect government officials to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, even over religious objections.

Nevada to Pay $615k After Losing Gay Marriage Fight Court

NATIONAL | Oct 14, 2015

A Nevada board has approved a $615,000 payment to lawyers who successfully challenged the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Sotomayor Officiates at Same-Sex Wedding in Washington

NATIONAL | Oct 14, 2015

Justice Sonia Sotomayor has presided over the same-sex wedding of the owners of a Washington consulting firm that focuses on Hispanic and gay rights issues.

Generation Tux Launches Search for First Couple of 2016

FASHION | Oct 12, 2015

Generation Tux -- the new online suit and tuxedo rental company -- has announced the "First Couple of 2016" contest.

Gay Couples Want Kentucky Clerk to Reissue Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | By Adam Beam and Claire Galofaro | Sep 22, 2015

Gay couples in Kentucky are questioning the validity of altered marriage licenses issued by a defiant county clerk and have asked a federal judge to order her to reissue the licenses or put the office in receivership and have someone else do it.

Lesbian Couple Gets License at Clerk's Office

NATIONAL | Sep 14, 2015

A same-sex couple has received a marriage license in Rowan County, the first to be issued since clerk Kim Davis returned to work after being jailed for defying a federal judge.

Gay Couples Exchange Vows During Mount Rushmore Celebration

NATIONAL | Sep 8, 2015

Seven gay couples exchanged vows and another couple renewed their vows Sunday during a group wedding at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Music of Love: Gay Nuptials in Nashville

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 7, 2015

"If music be the food of love, play on," wrote William Shakespeare more than 400 years ago. Hopefully the Bard is dancing in heaven at the site of gay and lesbian couples celebrating their nuptials in Nashville, otherwise known as Music City.

What's In It for Kim?

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 6, 2015

Kim Davis has become a galvanizing personality with her defiance against Federal edicts concerning LGBT marriage. She's also been pretty much silent, which leads to speculation as to just what is her end game?

Lush Nuptials: Getting Married or Honeymooning in Savannah

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 4, 2015

Head to Savannah for a backdrop of lush floral gardens where historical architecture reigns supreme. Wedding and honeymoon opportunities abound amid thousands of examples of Victorian Regency, Gothic Revival, Federal, and Italianate designs.

Kim Davis Update :: No Compromise, She Remains in Jail

NATIONAL | Sep 3, 2015

The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage.

Is a Defiant Kim Davis 'Waiting to Cash in?' Dan Savage Thinks So

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 2, 2015

Dan Savage addresses Kim Davis' defiance of Federal law and wonders, is her game plan to be a martyr for a cause that will lead to a big payoff in the future?

How to Get Hitched in Austin, Texas

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 31, 2015

There are lots of options for a bigger-than-life Texan nuptial, but we've set our sights on locavore-centric Austin, which has always been a beacon of blue in a primarily red state.

Rowan County Clerk Closes Office Ahead of Gay Rights Protest

NATIONAL | Aug 29, 2015

The Kentucky clerk at the center of a conflict over same-sex marriage closed her office Saturday ahead of a rally protesting her refusal to issue marriage licenses.

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