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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.

16 hours ago

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Miami Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Agreeing with another judge in the Keys who made a similar ruling last week, a Miami judge overturned Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County Friday.

07/25/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Thousands Of Petitions Call To Lift Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Thousands of signed petitions were delivered to the Florida Attorney General’s Office Thursday morning asking her to drop the state’s legal challenges holding up gay marriage in the state.

07/24/2014

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

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Small Victory For Same-Sex Couples In Fort Lauderdale

A small victory for same-sex couples in Fort Lauderdale after city commission votes yes to gay marriage Tuesday night.

06/17/2014

Gildas Dousset filed the appeal Wednesday in state court seeking recognition of his marriage to his husband. (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Fight Over Gay Marriage Lands In An Appeals Court

A Florida Atlantic University student is asking the court to recognize his same-sex marriage so he can pay ‘in-state’ tuition rates.

05/15/2014

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Gay Student Files Suit, Says Denied Tuition Break

A Florida Atlantic University student, after being denied in-state tuition, is asking an appellate court to recognize his same-sex marriage.

05/14/2014

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South Florida Same Sex Couple & Son Attend White House Easter Egg Roll

A same sex couple and their young son from South Florida were among the 30,000 or so who attended the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington. This year’s theme was “Hop Into Healthy, Swing Into Shape.”

04/21/2014

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Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Some groups are defending Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

03/28/2014

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