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.

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore's early end leaves us with an advocate-shaped hole in our late-night talk show hearts.

August 23 2016 4:32 PM

Tom Bosworth of the U.K. talks with The Advocate about his Olympics, and his engagement.

August 22 2016 5:55 PM

In her own defense, Judge Ruth Neely wrote to the State Supreme Court: "I can no more officiate at a same-sex wedding than I can buy beer for the alcoholic." 

August 17 2016 11:34 PM

NCLR executive director Kate Kendell officiated this weekend's beautiful wedding of Jackie Biskupski and Betty Iverson.

August 16 2016 6:26 PM

In an Olympic first, Isadora Cerullo accepted a marriage proposal Monday from her partner of two years, Marjorie Enya.

August 13 2016 11:53 AM

The suspended chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court was the defendant in his own courtroom today and claimed that he never told the state's lower judges to ignore federal law on marriage equality. 

August 08 2016 4:32 PM Updated
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