Same-sex weddings can begin pending appeal, N.J. Supreme Court rules |

Same-sex marriages can begin Monday in New Jersey on a provisional basis, the state Supreme Court ruled today.

The court will not make a final ruling on same-sex marriage rights until next year. But in the meantime, it upheld an order by a trial judge allowing civil marriages for gay couples to start Monday.

Oregon Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages From Other States, Effective Immediately | ThinkProgress

The state of Oregon will now recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states (and countries) where couples have legally married.