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Travis County Celebrates Marriage Equality
Clerk issues 313 marriage licenses by close of business
"...Staring in disbelief at their brand-new marriage license, Austin couple Marti Bier and Sanaz Faili have..."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit Considers Marriage Equality
Judges question state's argument that marriage is for procreation
"...Gay marriage is tantamount to an irresponsible "social experiment," argued Texas..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Zimmerman Not Celebrating Marriage Equality
D6 CM compares same-sex marriage to pedophilia
"...Last Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all 50 states set off a wave of..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Marriage Equality Good for Economy
Same-sex marriage would add $181 million to state, local economy
"...Is legalizing same-sex marriage in Texas not only equity, but good fiscal sense?..."

July 23, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Marriage Equality Comes to Texas
But is it here to stay?
"...officials, yet spurred renewed hope for those fighting for marriage equality...."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Marriage Equality Suffers Blow
Texas Supreme Court sends same-sex marriage benefits case back to Harris County
"...Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday, June 30, that same-sex marriages are not entitled to spousal benefits. The decision, issued..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Marriage Equality Rights on Trial
Texas' Supreme Court should issue a ruling by June
"...and put limitations on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 Marriage Equality ruling. The court conceded to hear the hour..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Local Advocates Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas
A handful of Texas counties continue to resist SCOTUS
"...While progressive counties like Travis were “overjoyed” to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the recent historic U.S...."

July 8, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Rules on Marriage Equality
DOMA struck down, Prop 8 dismissed on standing
"...morning the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. The court also dismissed the Proposition..."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

The Post-Marriage Equality Fight
Same-sex couples mount fight to ensure accurate birth, death certficiates
"...v. Perry) against the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. In 2014, federal Judge Orlando Garcia invalidated the ban..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Marriage Equality Ruling
February 26, 2014. 27 photos.
"...a federal judge overruled the Texas ban of same-sex marriages, deeming it unconstitutional...."

Feb. 27, 2014 Photo Gallery

The Human Right of Marriage
Austin couple at center of Texas marriage equality case
"...married, the state of Texas refuses to recognize their marriage, or grant them the same parental protections as heterosexual..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Gay Marriage American Catholic Style
American Catholic church celebrates marriage equality
"...Court ruling in favor of nationwide recognition of same-sex marriage. The congregation had gathered this past weekend to witness..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Republicans Versus "Government Marriage"
Ambitious GOPer calls for marriage-ending special session
"...Remember when Republicans kept saying marriage equality would wreck marriage? Seems the real danger is..."

June 29, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

For Procreation’s Sake, Abbott Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
State champions marriage equality ban
"...Court Appeals to uphold the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, according to an appeal filed this week...."

July 31, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Equality Texas and the Dangers of 'Good Enough'
Sarah Davis endorsement falls short on promoting LGBT equality
"...still has a long way to go towards LGBT equality. Tuesday Equality Texas endorsed Republican incumbent Sarah Davis in..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide
Travis County Clerk to begin issuing licenses
"...Today, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled same-sex marriage constitutional, allowing marriage equality in all 50 states...."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Department of Defense… of Marriage
LGBT military spouses made to jump through hoops for federal benefits
" take down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act on June 26, same-sex couples in the armed..."

Nov. 14, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Marriage for Everyone
Travis County "overjoyed" to comply with Supreme Court decision
"...bureaucratic building into a site of momentous liberation and equality for dozens of long marginalized couples. Soon after the..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

UPDATED: Travis County Allows First Texas Gay Marriage
Travis County clerk issues marriage license to gay couple this morning
"...stay by the Texas Supreme Court to halt gay marriages in Travis County after this morning’s historic order that..."

Feb. 19, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

News Roundup: Marriage (In)equality, Buehler, and the Mayor
Paxton vs. true love; Buehler civil suit dismissed; and more
"...• The Fight for Marriage (In)Equality: Attorney General Ken Paxton has continued his dogged..."

Feb. 23, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

The National Equality March: A Recap
Tensions abound after this weekend's National Equality March. The HRC and national reps on one side, the grassroots on the other.
"...for marching were varied: repeal of DoMA (Defense of Marriage Act) or Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, passing of the..."

Oct. 13, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Gay Marriage Rights Rally Saturday
Sat., Nov. 7, 2009, 1-6pm, Austin City Hall
"...who represented our fair city at last month's National Equality March, to respond to Maine's vote to reject gay..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Gay Marriage Ripples
Feeling the effects of Cali's gay marriage ruling.
"...Just last night, lawmakers in Massachusetts voted to allow..."

July 31, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Health Care Equality
Obamacare and the LGBTQ community
"...While Texas is still stubbornly defending its same-sex marriage ban, under the 2013 Supreme Court ruling that overturned..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Republicans Swap Marriage Ban for Angry Letter
Political cover after failure of gay marriage bill
"...after House Bill 4105, effectively a ban on gay marriage in Texas, died because the clock ran out. This..."

May 15, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Light the Way to Justice' Rally for Marriage
March 26, 2013. 34 photos.
"...Etiquette and equality go hand-in-hand when you live and let live..."

March 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

Get the State out of the Marriage Business
"...right and homophobics, and their unholy war against same-sex marriage in the guise of Proposition 2, it has occurred..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Freedom to Marry Comes to Town
National Freedom to Marry Campaign hosts town hall Monday in ATX
"...Today, marriage equality exists in 35 states, while 15 – including..."

Dec. 15, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

MassEquailty's Lessons
Melissa Threadgill, former communications director for MassEquality tell us how they did it.
"...interview Melissa Threadgill, who was the Communications Director at MassEquality during the critical period when Massachusetts voters were potentially..."

Aug. 15, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

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