Gay divorce granted by family court judge

Gay-rights opponents in Kentucky had predicted the divorce would not be granted. Martin Cothran, an analyst with the Family Foundation of Kentucky, told The Courier-Journal after the divorce was filed in October 2013 that the marriage "can't either

Ohio Judge Vacates Gay Divorce Ruling

An Ohio judge on Thursday vacated a ruling that allowed the divorce decree of a gay couple. Athens County Judge George McCarthy explained that he “did not realize the parties were of the same gender.” According to the Athens Messenger, McCarthy …

Judge Grants Florida's First Gay Divorce

Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday dissolved the marriage of Heather Brassner and Megan Lade. They were united in a 2002 civil union in Vermont. Cohen had ruled in August that Florida's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional and that out-of-state gay …

Gay Couples Less Likely To Divorce

A new report has found a lower rate of divorce among gay couples compared to straight couples. According to an analysis of cumulative data collected by The Williams Institute, an independent think tank at UCLA Law, the average divorce rate for married