05-20-2014 Mary Yu was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington State Supreme Court, marking the first time the high court has had as openly gay justice. She is also the first Asian American Justice, the first Latina Justice and the 6th woman currently serving on Washington’s Supreme Court. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to a Chinese father and Mexican mother. In 2014, she was the recipient of the “Judge of the Year” Award from the Washington Association for Justice.
05-20-2014 US District Judge John Jones ruled that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
05-20-2014 Arkansas issues marriage license to same-sex couple.