Topics :: Marriage

Cardinals Debate Marriage Before Crucial Meeting

By Nicole Winfield | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.

Southwestern Christian University Expels Student Who Married Her Partner

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 14, 2014
An Oklahoma religious university expelled a lesbian student on July 9 who married her partner, saying that doing so violated the "lifestyle covenant" she signed upon admission.

Are Evangelicals Changing Their Minds on Marriage Equality?

Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Evangelical attitudes are slowly softening on the issue of gay marriage. Or are they? While some are seeing the light, others are clinging to prejudice.

Marriage Equality Supporters Form Indiana Coalition

By Tom LoBianco | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Gay marriage supporters in Indiana said Tuesday they are forming a coalition to build support for their cause following high-profile fights over the issue at the Statehouse and in the courts.

Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban

Friday Jun 6, 2014
A federal judge has struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage, ruling it unconstitutional.

Appeals Court in Va. to Hear Gay Marriage Case

By Jill Lawless | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A federal appeals court in Virginia is taking up the issue of gay marriage, with arguments scheduled on a ruling that the state’s ban on such unions is unconstitutional.

Lesbian Divorce Rates Skyrocket; Conscious Girlfriend Helps

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 6, 2014
With the advent of same-sex marriage comes same-sex divorce. Now, Conscious Girlfriend can help you and your lady find lasting happiness.

The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took to Keep My Best Friend in America, and What It Taught Us About Love

By Terri Schlichenmeyer | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
What makes a marriage work? Is it effort, honesty, trust, acceptance, love? Or, as in the new book "The Marriage Act" by Liza Monroy, should you strive to marry your best friend -- even if it’s illegal?

Study: Married Folks Have Fewer Heart Problems

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

Court Asked to Let Michigan Gay Marriages Resume

Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Attorneys who persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a higher court to reject an indefinite stay while the case is appealed by the state attorney general.