Marriage Equality

Read the latest news about marriage equality victories and the continuing fight for gays and lesbians to have the right to marry around the world. See the most recent updates on this international, national, regional, and state-by-state issue, which has been hotly contested by conservatives and far-right religious organizations. Learn about the straight allies who have been advocating for same-sex marriage in the spheres of society, entertainment, and politics, as well as the various opponents of marriage equality who seek to impede the progress of the LGBT rights movement.
Kim Davis 'In Custody' for Contempt of Court
September 03 2015 1:46 PM ET

BREAKING: Kim Davis 'In Custody' for Contempt of Court

The Rowan County, Ky., clerk will remain in jail until she allows her staff to issue marriage licenses to all eligible couples, regardless of gender.

Kim Davis and Judge Deciding Her Fate Face Nepotism Allegations
September 03 2015 12:05 PM ET

WATCH: Democrat Kim Davis Faces Nepotism Allegations 

Being a county clerk runs in Kim Davis's family, while the judge who will decide what to do with the defiant clerk was appointed to the federal bench while his dad was a U.S. Senator.

WATCH: Kim Davis as Heroic as Abolitionists, Says Bryan Fischer

WATCH: Kim Davis as Heroic as Abolitionists, Says Bryan Fischer

Yep, opposing marriage equality is just like opposing slavery. Or the Nazis, says the antigay commentator.

WATCH: Marriage Equality Will Bring Financial Crisis, Says Pat Robertson

WATCH: Marriage Equality Will Bring Financial Crisis, Says Pat Robertson

God is mad, and he'll cause a meltdown if we don't change our ways, says the wingnut televangelist.

WATCH: Funny or Die Spoofs Kim Davis With ‘Clerks and Recreation’
September 02 2015 7:26 PM ET

WATCH: Kim Davis Spoofed in Clerks and Recreation

Antigay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis got the Funny or Die treatment — and the results are too funny to ignore.

Kim Davis vs. the Internet

Kim Davis vs. the Internet 

The online world responds to a certain Kentucky clerk.

Might Even Antonin Scalia Say Kim Davis Should Resign?

Might Even Scalia Say Kim Davis Should Resign?

The Supreme Court justice hasn't directly weighed in on the rogue antigay Kentucky clerk. But earlier statements indicate he doesn't support the fight she's waging.

WATCH: Kentucky Same-Sex Couples Discuss Kim Davis's Denial

WATCH: Kentucky Gay Couples Discuss Kim Davis's Denial 

Two of the same-sex couples denied licenses by Rowan County clerk Kim Davis spoke to the media, describing the emotional toll of the experience.

Meet the Trans Man and Pansexual Woman Married by Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis

Meet the Trans and Pansexual Couple Married by Kim Davis

Their goal is not to gain fame or attention, say the Colens. They just want LGBT people to see that Kim Davis has already done what she refuses to do: marry two people of the same sex.

WATCH: Dan Savage Tackles Kentucky Clerk’s Marriage Hypocrisy
September 02 2015 12:03 PM ET

Savaging Kentucky Clerk's Double Standards

Dan Savage appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word and pointed out Kim Davis' moral double standards on marriage.

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