Carl Oleson and Rob Johnston laugh with friends during a dinner party on Aug. 31 at their home in Casper." In Casper, we have more straight friends than we have gay friends," Carl said. "And what I've found is that I like those relationships even better in some ways, because the friends that…
The day their marriage was recognized in Wyoming, Carl and Rob explain to their neighbors Annie and Kitty the significance of Judge Scott W. Skavdahl's ruling on Oct. 17.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fresh off their victory to legalize same-sex marriages in Wyoming, advocates for gay rights are turning their attention to other state laws they say need to be changed.
Mike Romero, left, and Marvin Witt share a kiss Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2014, after they were married by nondenominational chaplain Pamela RW Kandt in downtown Casper, Wyo. Romero and Witt met in Wisconsin and have been together for more than 30 years. They started wearing wedding rings ab…
CASPER, Wyo. — The groom wore olive shorts and tennis shoes. The other groom wore a navy golf shirt with a Walt Disney World logo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.
CASPER, Wyo. — Donna West lay wide awake in bed the night before a court hearing she did not expect would happen in her lifetime. She read her iPad with the top bedsheet flung over her head, shielding the glowing screen from her slumbering partner, Paula McDaniel, who rarely has trouble slee…
CASPER, Wyo. — When a person dies in Natrona County, Coroner Connie Jacobsen is legally obligated to give the death notice to that person’s legal next of kin.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge could decide within days whether to legalize gay marriage in Wyoming, and opponents are already hinting that he might rule against them.
Court arguments over gay marriage move to conservative places like Wyoming, among the dwindling number of states still fighting to keep state gay marriage bans in place. Recent developments on same-sex marriage around the country:
Amanda Kloeppel and Guy Harris call to passing motorists earlier this month during a rally in support of marriage equality in Casper, Wyo.
HELENA — Four couples challenging Montana's ban on gay marriages have asked a federal judge to decide the issue without going to trial.
CASPER, Wyo. — More than 50 business leaders around Wyoming are publicly supporting same-sex marriage in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Plaintiffs in a same-sex marriage case in federal court hope U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl will decide quickly, perhaps even at the close of Thursday’s hearing, that the nuptials are a right in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — There are few reasons a marriage license application will be rejected by the Natrona County Clerk’s office.
Natrona County Clerk Renea Vitto is pictured in her office Monday. Vitto said the marriage licensing process is incredibly simple in Wyoming, and the process would remain essentially unchanged if same-sex marriage were to be legalized in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal court hearing next week could enable same-sex couples to begin getting marriage licenses in Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming will continue to defend a state law that defines marriage as existing only between a man and a woman despite federal appeals court rulings upholding gay marriage in other states, Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — County clerks in Wyoming did not begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that opened the door to gay nuptials in five states.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Uncertainty over whether gay marriage is allowed in Wyoming is keeping same-sex couples from marrying in the state even now that the U.S. Supreme Court is upholding gay marriage.