Pew Research Center reports, data and interactive features on gay marriage and homosexuality, including public opinion, changing legal status and religious groups’ views.

ReligionMar 1, 2013

Obama Administration Weighs in on Gay Marriage Case

News outlets reported last night that the Obama administration has submitted a “friend-of-the-court” brief on the legal challenge to California’s gay marriage ban (Proposition 8), which will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26.

ReligionFeb 22, 2013

Obama Administration Weighs Intervention in Gay Marriage Case

News outlets are reporting that the Obama administration may submit a “friend-of-the-court” brief on the legal challenge to California’s gay marriage ban (Proposition 8), which will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26.

ReligionFeb 14, 2013

Illinois Senate to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Bill

The Illinois Senate is scheduled to vote today on a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state.

ReligionFeb 8, 2013

Gay Marriage Around the World

On Feb. 12, the French National Assembly is expected to pass a measure legalizing same-sex marriage. Although the bill still needs to win the approval of the French Senate and be signed by the president, it is expected to become law as soon as May 2013.