Gay Marriage http://wvxu.org en Same-sex marriage in Indiana could boost economy http://wvxu.org/post/same-sex-marriage-indiana-could-boost-economy <p>In a new <a href="http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Economic-Impact-IN-May-2014.pdf" target="_blank">report</a>, researchers say Indiana, the most recent state studied by the <a href="http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/" target="_blank">Williams Institute, </a>would see an economic <strong>boost of&nbsp; $39.1 million</strong> to the state and local economies, should same-sex marriage become legal there.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 26819 at http://wvxu.org Same-sex marriage in Indiana could boost economy Six same-sex Cincinnati couples file suit to marry http://wvxu.org/post/six-same-sex-cincinnati-couples-file-suit-marry <p>Six Cincinnati same-sex couples have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against The Director of the Ohio Department of Health and the Director of the Hamilton County Probate Court .</p><p>The suit seeks to "secure for same-sex couples across Ohio <strong>the right to marry on an equal basis with opposite-sex couples."</strong></p><p>The Plaintiffs are Michelle Gibson and Deborah Meem; Heather Apple and Mary Koehler; Ronald Kastner Beck and Dave Beck; Andrew Hickman and Ethan Fletcher; Gary Goodman and Karl Rece, Jr.; and Rhonda Craig and Kendra Dukes.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:12:22 +0000 Ann Thompson 26146 at http://wvxu.org Six same-sex Cincinnati couples file suit to marry Judge keeps same-sex marriage recognition ban in place, during appeal http://wvxu.org/post/judge-keeps-same-sex-marriage-recognition-ban-place-during-appeal <p>Federal Judge Timothy Black&nbsp; has decided Ohio's same sex marriage recognition ban will remain in place while his decision is being appealed. <strong>(meaning same-sex couples cannot go to other states, get married and have those marriages recognized in Ohio during the appeal of this case)</strong> The exception is the four couples who sued. Their marriages will be recognized and their names will go on the birth certificates of their children.</p><p><strong>From Judge Timothy Black's decision</strong></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:34:05 +0000 Ann Thompson & Mark Heyne 25530 at http://wvxu.org Judge keeps same-sex marriage recognition ban in place, during appeal Cincinnati same-sex couples plan to test judge's ruling http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-same-sex-couples-plan-test-judges-ruling <p>Federal Judge Timothy Black ruled as he said he was going to, striking down a portion of Ohio's gay marriage ban that blocks recognition of same-sex marriages performed in other states. <strong>(there is a stay on the order except for the four couples involved. Attorney Al Gerhardstein says the earliest the stay would be lifted is Wednesday.)</strong></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:50:54 +0000 Ann Thompson 25460 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati same-sex couples plan to test judge's ruling Judge scheduled to "officially" rule in same-sex case http://wvxu.org/post/judge-scheduled-officially-rule-same-sex-case <p>Monday is the day Federal Judge Timothy Black says he will rule in the case of four same-sex couples who want to get their names on their children's birth certificates.</p><p>Their request goes beyond what attorney Al Gerhardstein had originally asked in the February lawsuit. He broadened it to request the judge strike down a portion of Ohio's gay marriage ban, passed by voters in 2004.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 25388 at http://wvxu.org Judge scheduled to "officially" rule in same-sex case