Same-sex marriage

Empty Courtroom

Gay Divorce Hearing Set Before Broward Judge

A Broward County judge who found Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional has set a hearing to finalize the divorce of a gay couple.


File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Supreme Court Asked To Rule On Gay Marriage

Florida’s highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

File photo of a gavel in court.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

US Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

CBS Tampa–08/21/2014

File photo of Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Florida Wants US Supreme Court To Decide Gay Marriage

Florida’s attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.

CBS Tampa–08/08/2014

File photo of gay pride flags. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Asked To Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

A Florida Keys judge who last week ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional was asked Monday to permit gay couples to marry in Monroe County despite a pending state appeal.


File photo of justice scales in a courtroom. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages For Florida Keys

A judge in the Florida Keys overturned the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge by gay couples said it effectively made them second-class citizens.


A court filing attached to a gay marriage lawsuit, Chris Sevier says he wants to intervene on behalf of "other minority sexual orientation groups." (Getty Images)

Florida Man Wants To ‘Marry’ His ‘Porn-Filled Apple Computer’

A court filing attached to a gay marriage lawsuit, Chris Sevier says he wants to intervene on behalf of “other minority sexual orientation groups.”

CBS Tampa–05/06/2014

File photo of a couple kissing. (Photo by Casper Christoffersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

MIAMI (AP) — A coalition of black and Hispanic civil rights groups and pastors is challenging the grounds of a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The groups said Friday […]

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

File photo of a wedding. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Lawmaker Proposes Ban Of All Marriages Under Age 16

A Florida lawmaker has introduced legislation to scrap a law allowing youths 15 or younger to get married if they are expecting or already have a child, with the proposal citing that “marriage is an adult responsibility.”


File photo of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Condo Association Refuses Property Sales To Any Couples ‘Living In Sin’

A local condominium association refuses to allow prospective residents to purchase a condo if they are not husband and wife.




Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,024 other followers