Gay couples in Uruguay are now tying the knot under the “marriage equality law”. One couple showed up before dawn to be the first to register although another couple pair was married after getting special permission to wed at a hospital where one of the men is dying of cancer.
Category: Gay Marriage
An Ohio couple is suing their homestate governor for recognition of their marriage conducted in Maryland.
James Obergefell and John Arthur (pictured here in a photo they provided to The Baltimore Sun) were married on the tarmac at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport earlier this year, because gay marriage is legal in Maryland but not in Ohio. They were married in a medical airplane, because Arthur suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, and can only travel under special medical conditions.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging President Barack Obama to mandate federal agencies nationwide to recognize gay marriages performed in New York where it is legal.