Aaron Huntsman

Celebrants wave a circular rainbow flag on Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Friday, June 26, 2015, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide. The flag is an internationally recognized symbol of gay and lesbian unity. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Celebrates Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Several hundred people celebrated in Key West Friday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide.

06/26/2015

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Facing South Florida: Gay Marriage in Florida

Jim examines the historic event of the past week and discusses what led up to Florida’s legalization of gay marriage.

CBS4–01/12/2015

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Couples Tie The Knot In Keys’ 1st Same Sex Marriages

Two Key West men whose lawsuit helped pave the way for marriage equality in Florida said “I Do” during the Florida Keys’ first legal same-sex wedding early Tuesday.

01/06/2015

William Lee Jones, left, and Aaron Huntsman, center, complete a marriage license application at the Monroe County Courthouse Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Key West, Fla. At right is Amy Heavilin, Monroe's clerk of the court. Jones and Huntsman are planning on receiving their license just after midnight Monday, Jan. 5, and getting married immediately afterwards. In July 2014, after Huntsman and Jones filed suit protesting Florida's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage, Keys j
Judge Luis Garcia ruled the ban was discriminatory and unconstitutional. A state appeal held up the couple's marriage plans until U.S. Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Florida clerks can issue licenses to same-sex couples beginning after midnight Monday. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Same-Sex Couples To Legally Wed In Key West After Midnight

Two Key West men, whose lawsuit helped pave the way for same-sex marriage equality in Florida, are to wed just after midnight Monday in the Florida Keys’ first same-sex marriage.

01/05/2015

William Lee Jones, left, and Aaron Huntsman, right, leave the Monroe County Clerk of the Court's office after completing a marriage license application Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Huntsman are planning on receiving their license just after midnight Monday, Jan. 5 and getting married immediately afterwards. In July 2014, after Huntsman and Jones filed suit protesting Florida's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage, Keys Judge Luis Garcia ruled the ban was discriminatory and unconstitutional. A state appeal held up the couple's marriage plans until U.S. Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Florida clerks can issue licenses to same-sex couples beginning after midnight Monday. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Men to Get Keys’ First Same-Sex Marriage License

The first same-sex marriage license in the Florida Keys will be issued soon after two Key West men, acclaimed as pioneers in Florida’s fight for same-sex marriage equality completed their paperwork Friday.

01/02/2015

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, ride the grand marshals' float during the 3Wishes.com Fantasy Fest Parade Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Huntsman were selected to preside over the parade because of their contributions to lead the Florida Keys and Florida into same-sex marriage equality. The couple won a ruling from a Monroe County judge overturning Florida’s same-sex marriage ban, but is not wed yet because Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi appealed.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneers Lead Key West’s Fantasy Fest Parade

At the forefront of Fantasy Fest’s Parade on Saturday were two fighters for same-sex marriage equality in the Florida Keys.

10/26/2014

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Same-Sex Couple Asking To Wed Ask State’s Supreme Court To Hear Case

The Key West same-sex couple who filed a lawsuit in Monroe County to be allowed to marry is asking the Third District Court of Appeal to fast track their case to Florida’s Supreme Court.

07/28/2014

Aaron Huntsmanand Lee Jones wants to get married. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for marriage equality rages on in Florida. It’s been a rollercoaster ride the past few weeks for gay marriage advocates. It began when a circuit judge ruled that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that marriage licenses could be issued beginning July 22. We focus on the latest developments through the eyes of the gay couple leading the fight to marry.

CBS4–07/28/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fight For Marriage Equality Holding Strong As Activists Rally In Key West

Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones planned on marrying Tuesday in Key West after a judge ruled in their favor—overturning Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage—but that won’t happen just yet as the motion was denied Monday.

07/22/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Florida Keys Residents Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Nearly 100 people gathered in a Key West nightclub Thursday night to celebrate as a Florida Keys judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County. The county encompasses the entire island chain.

07/17/2014