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Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In April

Supreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Gay Marriage Another Win In Legal Career Fighting Status Quo

Bill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.

01/15/2015

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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

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In Miami-Dade County

Same-sex couples in Miami-Dade County don’t have to wait any longer to get married.

01/05/2015

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

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Florida Asks Who Can Issue Gay-Marriage Licenses

Gay couples whose challenge to Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage led it to be declared unconstitutional say that clerks in all Florida counties should be able to issue marriage licenses to gay couples starting next week.

12/29/2014

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Same Sex Couples Fight Extended Legal Stays

Pointing to an “avalanche” of court rulings, attorneys for same-sex couples have asked a federal appeals court to reject Attorney General Pam Bondi’s attempt to at least temporarily extend Florida’s ban on gay marriage.

12/01/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Judge Won’t Lift Stay In Florida Gay Marriage

A Florida Federal Judge says he will not lift a stay of his ruling in connection to a lawsuit that challenges the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

11/05/2014

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Florida OKs First Death Certificate For Gay Couple

The state of Florida has issued a death certificate to a Florida woman which is the first document issued by the state which recognizes the marriage of a same-sex couple.

10/08/2014

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Scott Keeps Distance From Gay Marriage Fight

With the gubernatorial race in full swing, Florida Governor Rick Scott is keeping his distance from the topic of gay marriage considered one of the country’s thorniest issues.

09/04/2014

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