The Hawaii state Senate helped move Hawaii closer to marriage equality. With a vote of 20-4 in favor of marriage equality, the bill now moves to the full House for a hearing and a vote that will be much closer than the Senate vote.
Texas couples, Marc Pharris and Vic Holmes and and Cleopatra De Leon and Nicole Dimetman filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday seeking to end the ban on marriage equality in Texas.
The Hawaiin Legislature is in special session to possibly pass marriage equality. Watch the Hawaiin legislature's special session live on KITV.com.
The Ninth Circuit Court will hear marriage equality cases from Nevada and Hawaii after district courts in those states declared that the bans on marriage equality were constitutional. A multitude of public figures, including Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, submitted legal briefs to the court in support of marriage equality.
60 percent of gay and lesbian adults would reject a job promotion if it required them to move to a state where their marriage is not recognized (up from 33 percent last year).
New Jersey lawmakers are now deciding what needs to be done to pass a law reinforcing the trial court's decision on marriage equality.
When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".
The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce believes that if the General Assembly approves an amendment that would change the states constitution to define marriage to be only between a man and a woman, it will have a negative impact on the city’s business climate.
It's been a busy week for marriage equality. New Mexico, Illinois and Hawaii all have actions that will address marriage equality in their state.