22nd October 2014
US: Republican congressman labels equal marriage ‘bullshazzl’ during school visit 12
4:50 PM — A Republican congressman is under fire, after he referred to same-sex marriage as "bullshazzl" during a visit to a high school.
15th October 2014
First Arctic same-sex weddings? Couples marry in tiny rural Alaska town 5
2:52 PM — Alaska's first same-sex weddings have taken place - and they're possibly the most remote gay weddings ever in the US.
13th October 2014
US: Same-sex weddings to begin in Alaska, Sarah Palin’s home state 9
12:09 PM — A judge has struck down a same-sex marriage ban in Alaska, the home state of Republican Sarah Palin.
8th October 2014
US: Federal court rules against gay marriage bans in five more states 2
12:56 PM — A federal appeals court yesterday struck down same-sex marriage bans in a ruling which, if upheld, will mean gay and lesbian couples in five new states to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry there.
26th August 2014
Sarah Palin did the ice bucket challenge, and it was pretty bizarre 13
4:40 PM — Sarah Palin has taken up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and it was one of the most bizarre things we've ever seen.
25th July 2014
US: Alaska extends workers’ compensation benefits to same-sex partners
11:04 PM — Alaska Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Friday that same-sex partners of workers killed on the job should have access to compensation under Alaska law.
24th July 2014
US: Legal briefs filed in Indiana and Wisconsin cases are majority anti-gay
11:12 PM — Marriage equality opponents have filed legal briefs citing everything from political theory to social stability to biblical text in the federal court cases concerning Indiana and Wisconsin's same-sex marriage bans.
23rd June 2014
US: Alaska claims same-sex marriage ban doesn’t violate any rights 9
6:46 PM — The state of Alaska has filed a brief defending its same-sex marriage ban, claiming that it does not violate the rights of any couples.
7th June 2014
US: No state same-sex marriage ban remains unchallenged 9
12:59 AM — As same-sex couples in the state of North Dakota on Friday filed a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban, there are now no states with unchallenged bans.
27th May 2014
US: Only one state has an unchallenged ban on same-sex marriage 2
7:37 PM — There is now only one state in the US with a ban on same-sex marriage which is not being challenged in court.
13th May 2014
US: Lawsuit challenges Alaska same-sex marriage ban 1
1:05 PM — Five gay and lesbian couples in the US state of Alaska filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
25th April 2014
US: Alaska Supreme Court rules gay couples deserve equal access to tax benefit 1
9:15 PM — The Supreme Court in the US state of Alaska on Friday ruled that same-sex couples deserve equal access to a tax benefit as straight couples.
19th June 2013
US: Third Republican Senator comes out in favour of equal marriage 4
5:47 PM — A third Republican US Senator has come out in favour of equal marriage, following the lead of two others earlier this year.
26th March 2013
US: Two Democrats add to count of Senators in favour of equal marriage 3
2:43 PM — The number of Democratic Senators who announced their support for marriage equality this week has risen to three, with Mark Begich and Mark Warner both making statements to that effect.
16th March 2013
Russian Orthodox group looked to sue US for Alaska to save it from same-sex marriage 22
12:15 PM — A Russian religious conservative group filed a claim in court to sue the US for Alaska, which it bought from Russia in 1867. Their reasoning was they wanted to protect Alaskan Orthodox Christians from the 'sin' of same-sex marriage.
19th February 2013
Alaskan Republicans apologise for ‘inappropriate’ laughter over same-sex unions question 7
6:06 PM — Leading Repiblicans of the Alaska House of Representatives have apologised for laughing when the issue of civil unions was raised at a caucus.
9th April 2012
Anti-discrimination bill results in Anchorage called into question over allegations of voter fraud 6
4:46 PM — The recent, much-contested gay rights ballot initiative in Anchorage, Alaska - which would have banned discrimination in the city on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity had it passed - has put the city at the centre of a huge controversy over allegations of voter fraud, disenfranchisement, uncounted ballots and more.
4th April 2012
Voters appear to reject gay and trans protections in Anchorage 8
5:28 PM — Proposition 5, which would expand the anti-discrimination laws in Anchorage, Alaska, to include sexual orientation and gender identity appears to have failed to gather enough votes to pass.
2nd April 2012
Anchorage set to vote on Proposition 5 8
10:45 PM — Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, is set to vote tomorrow on Proposition 5, which would, if approved by the voters, outlaw discrimination in employment and housing against gay men and lesbians, and in addition, extend protections to transgender people.
30th March 2012
Video: The offensive anti-LGBT TV ads airing in Alaska right now to oppose Prop 5 24
1:49 PM — Ranking among the most homophobic and transphobic advertisements seen recently in political campaigning. Here are the advertisements in full airing on Alaskan TV right now.