same-sex marriage

This Feb. 5, 2013, file photo, shows exterior of the now closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore.
Everton Bailey Jr./The Oregonian via AP
June 17, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices' action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court's election-year calendar and orders state...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
Chiang Ying-ying/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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Adama Brown-Hathasway, left, The Rev. Dr. Jay Williams, both from Boston, and Ric Holladay of Kentucky join in prayer during the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church in St. Louis, Mo., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
Sid Hastings/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 7:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The United Methodist Church, America's second-largest Protestant denomination, faces a likely surge in defections and acts of defiance after delegates at a crucial conference voted Tuesday to strengthen the faith's divisive bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy...
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In this Jan. 28, 2019, photo, Kenji Aiba, left, and his partner Ken Kozumi laugh during an interview with The Associated Press in Tokyo.
Toru Takahashi/AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 8:40 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Ken Kozumi and Kenji Aiba have held onto a marriage certificate they signed at their wedding party in 2013, anticipating that Japan would emulate other advanced nations and legalize same-sex unions. That day has yet to come, and legally they are just friends even though they've lived...
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Same-sex marriage cake topper, two grooms
Hadas Kuznits
June 29, 2018 - 1:38 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As Justice Anthony Kennedy prepares to retire this summer, a Montgomery County reverend shares her take on how the couples she marries view his Supreme Court opinion on same-sex marriage. Rev. Pamela Brehm was the first officiant in her county to legally...
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Chief Justice John Roberts (L) and Supreme Court Justices (2L-R) Anthony Kennedy, Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan arrive for a joint session of Congress address by President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in February 2017.
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is considered the swing vote on the nation's high court. So what will be the impact and next steps after his retirement? "This is one of the most consequential retirements, really in the modern history of the courts," said Lisa...
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