Same-sex couples

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Missouri Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples

A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.


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Illinois County Clerks Roll Out Gay Marriage Law

Sunday was the legal start of gay marriage in Illinois, but only a few of the 102 county clerks statewide opened to issue the documents because the day fell on a weekend.


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Court Considers Joint Tax Filings from Gay Couples

Officials don’t know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state.


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Joint Tax Returns For Mo. Gay Couples Spur Suit

A newly filed lawsuit challenges Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s directive that state tax officials accept jointly filed returns from same-sex couples who have legally married in other states.


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Gay Marriage Q&A Forums To Be Held Across Illinois

Same-sex couples looking to get married next year have plenty of questions. A series of marriage forums around the state may provide the answers.


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Barilla President: ‘I Would Never Make A Spot With A Homosexual Family’

he president of the Barilla pasta company in Italy said recently that they would never show a same-sex couple in any of their advertisements.


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Missouri National Guard Providing Military Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Despite Missouri’s ban on gay marriage, the Missouri National Guard is providing military benefits to same-sex couples.


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Gay Rights Advocates Rally at Missouri Capitol

On the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on gay marriage, nearly 100 gay rights supporters rallied at Missouri’s Capitol.


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Legal Action Threatened Over School Prom Policy

A small southeast Missouri school district is facing a threat of legal action over a policy barring same-sex couples from attending prom together.


MU Considers Broader Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

Additional benefits could cost $1.2 million per year.




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