On this Wednesday, August 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will review same-sex marriage cases from each of the four states in its geographic area – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.
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GLAAD and George Takei, iconic actor and LGBT advocate, were present for the most successful Columbus Pride event to occur yet to date.
Earlier this week, a report from the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, reported a story in which a woman with HIV was arrested after a complaint from a former partner. Ohio is a state that criminalizes HIV, but the way in which the story was told added additional stigma to those who live with HIV.
Whitney Lee, a transgender woman incarcerated in Ohio, is asking a federal judge to order that the state continue providing her with hormone treatments, which were abruptly halted in February 2012.
A federal judge ruled against the state of Ohio's ban on marriage equality, ordering it to recognize all same-sex marriages performed outside of the state.
Nearly a quarter of the country have recently considered or are still considering bills similar to the "License to Discriminate" SB 1062 that was vetoed this week by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer.
VIDEO: LGBT and allied Catholics protest against bishop who performed 'exorcism' against marriage equality
As marriage equality grows, descriptions of couples, weddings, and marriages will also continue to expand. See one example of a wedding description, and then share your own.