Two women were wed in a religious ceremony Wednesday morning after getting a marriage license from county officials who defied a Pennsylvania law banning same-sex unions.
Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.
Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.
A gay Pennsylvania legislator says he’ll introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in his home state.
Gay rights advocates hope the Supreme Court’s decision moves Pennsylvania a step closer to marriage equality.
In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court struck down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to married gay couples Wednesday morning.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey announced Monday that he is now in favor of gay marriage, the latest of several lawmakers to change positions on the issue now before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A poll out Friday shows that a majority of Catholics now support same-sex marriage. The Quinnipiac University poll found 54 percent now support gay marriage, 38 oppose it.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis is speaking out about the adversities gay football players would face if they came out.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
A popular restaurant chain is still in the middle of a nationwide controversy. Thousands flocked to Chick-fil-As across the region after former GOP presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee encouraged people to support the eatery today.
What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Gary Van Horn, president of the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh.
President Barack Obama announced his position on same-sex marriage. In an interview Wednesday afternoon, he told ABC News that he supports gay marriage, making him the first president to take that position.