By Oskar Garcia, Associated Press
The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday legalizing gay marriage, putting Hawaii a signature away from becoming a same-sex wedding destination. Senators passed the bill 19-4 with two lawmakers excused.
Ruling Provides Certainty, Benefits and Protections Under Federal Tax Law for Same-Sex Married Couples
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.
By Eboné F. Bell
In November 2012, 52.4% of Maryland voters passed the marriage equality bill. Sara Kulow and Marie Malavé are one of the many LGBT couples that took advantage of this new law. They also happen to be the first lesbian couple to get married in Montgomery County, Maryland. They currently reside in Rockville, Maryland.