Saying Florida can’t choose among the “constellation of benefits” available to same-sex couples, attorneys this week filed a document asking a federal judge to require the state to allow married gay couples to put both parents’ names on children’s birth certificates.
Plaintiffs in the challenge to Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage fired back this week in a dispute about whether the state should pay their attorneys’ fees for work in a federal appeals court.
A Christian group is urging Governor Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders to pass a measure that it says would help protect the tax-exempt status of churches that refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Florida dismissed an appeal in a legal battle over same-sex marriage, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry.
South Florida same sex couples who are, or get, married will now have that marriage recognized by every state in the union.
The debate on gay marriage is all about the Constitution of the United States of America and if it supports same-sex couples’ right to marry. That’s what the Supreme Court must decide.
After an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program — while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.
South Florida has long been a premier tourist destination for any number of reasons. Well now you can add gay destination weddings to that list. On Valentine’s Day last weekend— in honor of Broward County’s centennial and the recent rulings legalizing same sex marriage in Florida, the city of Wilton Manors hosted free marriage ceremonies for 100 people. We focus on this event in particular and the bigger picture of gay marriage as big business in Florida.
The world’s most recognized pastor, Joel Osteen, was in South Florida Friday night.
Dozens of same sex couples exchanged wedding vows and made their marriages legal making it a historic wedding day in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday.