Gay Marriage

Emotional for first same-sex couple to show up at #STL City Hall. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis Judge Declares Mo. Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

St. Louis City Hall is now issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

11/05/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Transformations

During my professional career, I have experienced two major political transformations that fundamentally changed our society. Recent developments in Missouri make me wonder if we’re experiencing a similar transformation today involving gay rights — or, at least, gay marriages in Missouri.

10/10/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Conservative States Balk At Gay Marriage Action

Following Monday’s unexpected Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals over gay marriage, Julia and Regina Johnson went to the Reno County Clerk’s office to apply for a marriage license. After 16 years and six kids, it was time.

10/08/2014

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Mo. Attorney General Won’t Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Chris Koster says state’s future will be “one of inclusion.”

10/06/2014

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St. Louis Judge Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

A judge could rule as early as next week on the matter of same-sex marriage in Missouri.

09/30/2014

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Judge Hears Arguments in Same-Sex Ban Lawsuit

Couples challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states say there is no public interest in denying them the same rights as married heterosexuals.

09/25/2014

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Oral Arguments to Begin Challenging Missouri’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Later today in Kansas City, a judge is set to begin listening to arguments in a case that challenges Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex unions performed in other states.

09/25/2014

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PROMO: Missouri’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Costing State $36 Million

Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.

09/16/2014

About a dozen demonstrators gathered outside of Cor Jesu Academy on Sept. 5 in support of LGBT staff and students. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Protestors Gather at Cor Jesu in Support of Gay Teachers Fired

A rally was held this morning outside of Cor Jesu Academy in support of the gay faculty and students at the school in the wake of two female teachers fired for marrying each other.

09/05/2014

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Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Trial

A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.

08/11/2014

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