Oregon’s Gay Marriage Ban Under Review

MEDFORD, Ore. — This week, a federal judge will review Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. LGBTQ advocates in Southern Oregon and around the state will be holding vigils on the eve before Wednesday’s oral arguments. Same-sex couples in Oregon are waiting for the verdict on a state ban which they argue discriminates against gays and … Continue reading »

Gay Marriage Petition Push Begins

ASHLAND, Ore. — More than one hundred thousand signatures are needed before the legalization of same sex marriage can be put on the November 2014 ballot. On Friday, the collection of signatures began. One month ago, the United States Supreme Court made their ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act which sent supporters of same … Continue reading »

Gay Rights Supporters Rally in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — People throughout Southern Oregon are reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage. With light rain falling, rainbow colors could be seen both in the sky and on the ground during a rally on Wednesday afternoon at the Ashland Plaza. More than 50 supporters of gay and lesbian rights … Continue reading »