Ten speakers asked the Topeka City Council to establish a domestic partnership registry Tuesday evening, saying the move would strike a blow against inequality and show Topeka is a progressive city. But those arguments failed to sway a majority of the council, which voted 5-4 to reject the proposed ordinance.
Baltimore attorney J. Wyndal Gordon, who is representing Maryland State Del. Tiffany Alston, claims that the indictment of his client for alleged campaign finance violations under state criminal law is somehow related to her opposition towards a recent marriage equality bill.
Beth Robinson was sworn in on Monday as the first out member of the Vermont state Supreme Court. Robinson was one of the lawyers who represented three couples in a case that prompted the state legislature to pass a civil unions law. Robinson later joined Vermont Freedom to Marry.