Same Sex Marriage
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A small victory for same-sex couples in Fort Lauderdale after city commission votes yes to gay marriage Tuesday night.
A Florida Atlantic University student is asking the court to recognize his same-sex marriage so he can pay ‘in-state’ tuition rates.
A Florida Atlantic University student, after being denied in-state tuition, is asking an appellate court to recognize his same-sex marriage.
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.”
Some groups are defending Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.