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Alaska officially drops appeal in challenge to same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday accepted a joint notice to dismiss an appeal filed by the state and attorney Allison Mendel, who represented the couples who filed suit against the Alaska. ...

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Anchorage center’s LGBT pride flag vandalized for third time in a year

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The partially burned flag continues to fly outside Identity's community center to call awareness to the crime.
An Anchorage LGBT community center is flying a half-burned rainbow flag after someone vandalized the organization for the third time in less than a year. ...

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LGBT pride event set to take place at Alaska military base

Thursday, June 11, 2015
The June 19 event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson will feature a drag show. It also will feature a speech by an Anchorage transgender activist. ...

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Alaska same-sex couples will have to marry to keep state health benefits

Saturday, June 6, 2015
The decision by the Alaska State Employees Association’s board of trustees comes after an October ruling legalized same-sex marriage in Alaska. ...

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Alaska LGBT rights groups ask governor to end appeal of same‑sex marriage ruling

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Gov. Bill Walker (I-Alaska)
Alaska LGBT rights organizations have formally asked Gov. Bill Walker to end the state's appeal of a federal judge's decision overturning the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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15 states urge U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans

Monday, April 6, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court
Eight states where same-sex couples can marry are among 15 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans and leave the matter to voters and lawmakers. ...

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Southeast Alaska tribal organization to allow same-sex marriages

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tlingit-Haida Central Council President Richard Peterson
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced its new policy following a unanimous vote by the council’s governing board to define legal marriage without a gender requirement. ...

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Alaska asks court to delay gay marriage appeal until Supreme Court ruling

Saturday, January 17, 2015
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Craig Richards said the request won't change the status of same-sex marriage; Alaska will continue to allow and recognize marriages of gay and lesbian couples. ...

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Alaska lawmakers to reintroduce bills prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Two Alaska state representatives plan to reintroduce separate bills that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...

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Alaska same-sex couple finds anti-gay signs on their car, vandalism to home

Saturday, December 6, 2014
This sign was discovered by a same-sex couple outside of their home in Anchorage.
A gay couple in Anchorage says their home was targeted with acts of vandalism including a soup-like substance on their mailbox and obscene signs left on their car. ...

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