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A Federal judge struck down the state's marriage equality ban in 10/17/14, and the Governor decided not to appeal. The state allows adoption by gay and lesbian couples.
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Wyoming Weddings Begin Today!
Oct 21st, 2014
The State Attorney General has given the go-ahead for same sex couples to start marrying there as of today.
Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday... "After reviewing the... read_more
Wyoming Becomes the 32nd Marriage Equality State
Oct 17th, 2014
And another one - that's three in one day as a judge in Wyoming strikes down the state's marriage equality ban.
Think Progress reports:
Friday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl ruled that Wyoming's statutory law banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and unenforceable. This sets up Wyoming to be the 32nd state with marriage equality, but Skavdahl stayed his... read_more
Marriage Equality Updates: Wyoming
Oct 7th, 2014
We're running down some of the updates in the aftermath of the shocking Supreme Court decision to turn down all the pending marriage equality cases.
And last but not least, Wyoming.
The state is the last of those indirectly affected by the Supreme Court's decision to not take a case at this time. Governor Matt Mead is in deep denial.
USA, Wyoming: Lawyers Come Out for Marriage Equality
May 1st, 2014
A group of more than 50 prominent Wyoming attorneys have expressed support for marriage equality in the state.
LGBTQ nation reports:
More than 50 Wyoming lawyers, including a former state Attorney General, are expressing support for a group's effort to change state law to allow same-sex couples to marry.... Wyoming Equality Chairman Jeran Artery said Wednesday that he hopes the... read_more
USA: Wyoming: Four Couples Sue for Marriage Equality
Mar 6th, 2014
Another day, another red-state lawsuit for marriage equality, this one in Wyoming, Matthew Shepard's state.
LGBTQ Nation reports:
The lawsuit argues that the state's marriage laws violate the Wyoming Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process. The plaintiffs include a university professor, a Major in the Army Reserve, a sheepherder, and an attorney, many of whom were born and... read_more
USA, Wyoming: House Rejects Marriage Equality Bill By More Than 2-1 Margin
Feb 13th, 2014
Well, that was fast. The Wyoming GOP-controlled House shot down the proposed marriage equality bill in record time.
Wyoming's House of Representatives has voted 41-17 to reject a bill that would have given gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry, the Casper Star-Tribune reports: House Bill 87, sponsored by Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, would have changed... read_more
USA, Wyoming: Marriage Equality Bill Introduced in House
Feb 10th, 2014
A democratic lawmaker from Laramie, where Matthew Shepard was killed, has introduced a bill to legalize marriage equality.
LGBTQ Nation reports:
Democratic Rep. Cathy Connolly's bill would rewrite the current definition of marriage as being a civil contract between a man and a woman. The bill would specify only that marriage is a civil contract between two people, without any... read_more
TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLDL: Historic Gay Places to Visit in America
Jun 8th, 2012
Traveling anywhere is always fun, interesting, educational and full of all kinds of surprises. But when we do travel we need to remember who we are and take advantage of the many different historical 'gay' places to visit. We have visited most of them however there are always new ones coming up all the time as well as... read_more