PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The state of Pennsylvania is suing a suburban Philadelphia county that by Wednesday had issued 36 marriage licenses to gay couples despite a state ban on same-sex nuptials. Full story
Maggie George and Rebecca Voelkel have married each other twice, first ceremonially in their Minneapolis church in 2006, then legally while visiting San Francisco five years ago. Now the couple is mulling whether to do it all again — or to simply sleep through it — when gay marriage becomes legal in Full story
The ACLU’s Anthony Romero, MSNBC contributor Steve Schmidt -- who has just begun teaming up with ACLU on to work on changing GOP attitudes regarding marriage equality -- and the panel discuss where both parties stand on the issue of marriage equality with NOW’s Alex Wagner.
Just northwest of Philadelphia, the elected official in charge of marriage licenses in Montgomery County has decided that his office will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Full story
A majority of Americans believe that people are not judged by the color of their skin in this country, but there is a sharp disparity when the poll is broken down by race. Bishop T.D. Jakes, the founder of the Potter’s House will share his thoughts with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin.
A federal judge says Ohio must recognize two Ohio men as spouses on a death certificate as one has only weeks to live. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has an exclusive interview with one of the spouses, Jim Obergefell and the layer who argued the case, Al Gerhardstein.
A federal judge is set to consider fast-tracked legislation signed into law by Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker earlier in the month. The law requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, but a judge issued a temporary restraining order last week after Planned
The Up panel talks about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's response to DOMA, and his lack of response to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights Act.
Steve Kornacki’s panelists look at two pieces of legislation making their way through Congress: the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill to repeal all the rema
French student Clement Meric wears a red scarf over his face as he walks behind a banner which reads, "Homophobia Kills" to support France's planned legalisation of same-sex marriage, during a demonstration of the anti-gay marriage movement in Paris April 17, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 15: A woman holds a copy of the news release announcing the California Supreme Courts decision to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage May 15, 2008 at the California Supreme Court in San Francisco, California.The California Supreme Court voted 4-3 to overturned a ban on gay mar
Supporters of "La Manif pour Tous" , against France's legalisation of same-sex marriage, hold flags as the pack of riders cycles past the Chateau de Versailles during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013. REUT