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Same-sex couples exchange vows at St. Louis City Hall after a St. Louis judge declared Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Gay Couples in St. Louis County Turn Out for Marriage Licenses

About 45 same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in St. Louis County since the county started allowing it a little more than a week ago.

11/18/2014

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Many Missouri Counties Not Granting Gay Marriages

Despite a judge’s ruling that a gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, many counties are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

11/06/2014

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SEMO Extends Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses

Same-sex spouses of employees and retirees at Southeast Missouri State University will now be eligible for university benefits.

10/29/2014

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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.

10/03/2014

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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.

06/02/2014

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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.

04/04/2014

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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.

01/09/2014

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

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.

11/25/2013

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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.

09/26/2013

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

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.

09/20/2013

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