Archbishop Nienstedt Asks For Gay Music Director’s ResignationA music director at a Minnesota Catholic church was forced to resign after he married his long-time partner. Jamie Moore had been the music director at St. Victoria Catholic Church in Victoria. This past weekend, Moore married his partner, Garrett.
Civil Rights Group Files Gay Marriage Lawsuit In Wis.A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of gay couples who married in June after a judge struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage.
Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case To SCOTUSWisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. Van Hollen, a Republican, filed the request Tuesday. It's unclear when the high court might respond.
Judge To Decide Next Step In ND Gay Marriage Suit A federal judge is set to decide the future of a lawsuit filed by seven couples challenging the constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage in North Dakota.
5 Things To Know About Wis. Gay Marriage RulingA U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution.
U.S. Appeals Court Rules Wis. Gay Marriage Ban UnconstitutionalA U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution, in another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.
Judges Blast Indiana, Wisconsin Gay Marriage BansFederal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
Same-Sex Couple Settles Wedding Venue DisputeThe owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away. The Minnesota Human Rights Department says Cole Frey and his fiance have settled their discrimination case against the owners of Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation.
Kluwe: We've Reached An Agreement With The Vikings The Minnesota Vikings have reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe.His lawyer says the two sides settled out of court, those terms will be announced at a joint press conference next week.
Loon Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.
Target Corp. Publicly Endorses Gay MarriageAdd Target to the list of big name companies now in support of gay marriage. Target Corporation has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case.
No. 2 House Republican On Ropes Over Marriage Vote As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party's prevailing view on gay marriage.
Reality Check: 1 Year Anniversary Of Gay Marriage In MNAugust 1 marks the one year anniversary of gay marriage in Minnesota. Throughout the year thousands of same-sex couples got married. It's a significant cultural change in a state which rejected gay marriage for years, then witnessed an emotional legislative battle to pass it.
Minnesota Gay Marriage Law Reaches Anniversary It's been a year since Minnesota's gay and lesbian couples got the right to legally marry. The anniversary of the state allowing same-sex marriage arrived Friday.
Vikings Suspend Priefer For 3 Games, Kluwe Plans To Sue TeamThe Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe's allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer.