Settlement Reached In Birth Certificates DisputeThe state has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over birth certificates issued to children born into same-sex marriages.
Court: No Parental Rights For Woman After Same-Sex Relationship A woman whose same-sex relationship ended before gay marriage was made legal does not have rights to a child her former partner gave birth to in 2008, a Michigan appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Florida Begins Issuing Birth Certificates To Same-Sex CouplesFlorida health officials have started listing both spouses on birth certificates of children born into same-sex marriages.
Miami Archbishop Reacts To Pope's New GuidelinesMiami's Catholic Archbishop is reacting to the release of Pope Francis' long awaited guide to love, sex and marriage.
"Pastor Protection" Bill Headed For House VoteA state House bill that would protect churches or preachers from lawsuits if they refused to perform same-sex marriages is headed to a full floor vote where it will likely pass.
Drag Queen Drop Highlights Key West New Year's EveNew Year's Eve revelers celebrated the arrival of 2016 in Key West with multiple subtropical takeoffs on the traditional "ball drop" in New York City's Times Square -- including the "drop" of a renowned female impersonator in a super-sized red high heel after one of 2015’s last same-sex weddings.
Same-Sex Couples Seek Ruling In Birth Certificate DisputeNearly a year after same-sex marriages started in Florida, a legal decision could be looming in a dispute about birth certificates for children of same-sex couples.
Marriage Bill Passes Allowing Pastors To Refuse Gay WeddingsThe House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted along party lines Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow pastors to refuse to officiate at weddings that violate their religious beliefs.
Marriage Bill Passes Amid Mutual DistrustAmid signs of distrust on both sides of the emotionally charged issue, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted along party lines Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow pastors to refuse to officiate at weddings that violate their religious beliefs.
Changes Sought In State Law After Marriage RulingWith the U.S. Supreme Court ensuring that same-sex marriage is legal, a House Democrat has filed a bill to revamp part of Florida law that sets requirements for issuing marriage licenses.
Florida Clerks To Use New Forms After Gay Marriage Ruling Florida's court clerks are set to start using new marriage and divorce forms that will have the words "husband" and "wife" taken out.
Gay Couples Argue For Inclusion On Birth CertificatesSaying 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.