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Same-gender marriage applications accepted in Asheville, N.C. | VIDEO

Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger this morning became the first government official in North Carolina to seek approval for granting same-sex marriage licenses, though the state Attorney General Roy Cooper has already indicated the licenses will not be granted.

Legal Ease: The importance of knowing your rights

Believe it or not, many LGBT couples are not aware of their legal rights when it comes to relationships and family issues. But even those who were aware of their rights in the past are not always aware of their current legal rights, which are changing rapidly with the advance of LGBT equality efforts.

Gov. Chris Christie seeks emergency appeal of N.J. marriage ruling

Republican Gov. Chris Christie, running for re-election in New Jersey and harboring presidential ambitions in 2016, has asked for an emergency order from a federal appeals court to prevent same-gender marriages from beginning on Monday, Oct. 21 in New Jersey.

N.J. court allows marriages to proceed, denies stay request

The New Jersey Superior Court today denied the State's motion to stay the Sept. 27 ruling allowing same-sex couples to marry. Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the state's Attorney General had requested the stay

Tit for tat? NOM and HRC go after each other

NOM sues the IRS over the release of tax documents to HRC that revealed the names of top donors to the anti-gay hate group. HRC fires back, accusing NOM of meddling in foreign affairs.