| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corp. plans to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of its U.S. workers after a landmark Supreme Court ruling in June that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The change, effective Tuesday, follows a long-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Los Angeles-based gay rights group that launched the federal challenge of Proposition 8 has hired high-powered attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies to challenge Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The American Foundation...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks were married June 17, 2008, among the first couples wed in California after the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Their wedding, organized in just 12 days by Waters, was held on the lot of CBS Studio...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. On Monday, Egypt's military gave a "last-chance" ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of millions of protesters in the streets seeking his ouster, or...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begina in California, with a couple riding down Market St. with a just married sign on the motorcycle during the annual gay pride parade in San Francisco. Gay marriages resumed in California over the weekend despite a latch-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court on Friday ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to respond by 8 p.m. Friday to a legal bid to halt same-sex marriages.
In an order signed by Chief Justice...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The California Supreme Court refused Monday to stop gays from marrying while it considers a legal bid to revive Proposition 8.
The court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to stop the issuing of marriage...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Lisa Phillian has been a one-stop shop for hundreds of gay couples who wanted to tie the knot even before gay marriage was legal in California.
Want to say "I do" on the beach? No problem — she's a wedding planner. Need a marriage license? She's...