A First For Same-Sex Couples: Triplets With DNA From Both Parents Justin Rehs and his husband, Adam Smeets, were ready to be fathers, but they weren't so ready to hear their surrogate was pregnant with triplets. That wasn’t the only stunner.
Cook County Inches Closer To 10,000 Same-Sex MarriagesCook County officials expect to issue the county’s 10,000th same-sex marriage license this week.
Mundelein Mayor's Comments On Same-Sex Marriage Stir ControversyThe mayor of Mundelein ignited some controversy over the July 4th weekend, when he gave a speech and talked about a "moral crisis" in the country, including the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage.
Celebrations Erupt In Chicago After High Court Affirmation Of Same-Sex MarriageThe timing of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide couldn’t have come at a better time for Chicago’s gay community, which is celebrating Pride Weekend.
Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage NationwideGay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.
Opposing Sides Await U.S. High Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage BansThe nation's highest court could rule as early as Friday on the legality of same-sex marriage bans.
Same-Sex Couple Featured In Hillary Clinton Video Invites Her To Their WeddingHillary Clinton's campaign trail may take a summer turn towards Chicago if one couple's offer is accepted. They were surprised to see themselves in her campaign launch video.
Woman Who Fought For Same-Sex Marriage In Indiana Dies Of Cancer A 38-year-old Munster, Indiana, woman who led the way last year for legalizing same-sex marriage in Indiana has died of ovarian cancer.
Catholic Activists Encouraged By Church's Shift On Gays, DivorceThe Vatican meeting of bishops and lay-people seems to be brightening the outlook of social activists within the church.
Supreme Court Denies Gay Marriage Appeals In Indiana, Wisconsin, 3 Other StatesOn the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Indiana, Wisconsin, and three other states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
Cardinal George Meets With Music Director Fired After Revealing Same-Sex Marriage PlansFrancis Cardinal George and a suburban music director met Tuesday and they talked about the director's decision to marry another man.
Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Indiana And Wisconsin UnconstitutionalThe unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is yet another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. Since last year, the vast majority of federal rulings have declared same-sex marriages bans unconstitutional.