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.
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert: Strand Gays on an Island, See What Happens

Texas Rep.: Strand Gays on an Island, See What Happens

A Republican congressman argued that the ability to procreate is the true test of marriage in a speech to a D.C. youth group.

Iowa Couple Plans 1,000 Antigay Billboards

Iowa Couple Plans 1,000 Antigay Billboards

Betty and Dick Odgaard, former owners of an antigay wedding venue, have already unveiled their first sign in Oklahoma. They plan on raising money to post more.

Alabama's Antigay Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Slapped With New Ethics Charges

Judge Roy Moore Slapped With Ethics Charges ... Again

The Southern Poverty Law Center has supplemented its ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with more examples of his disdain for the law.

WATCH: A Straight Wedding Morphs Into a Gay Proposal

WATCH: Straight Wedding Morphs Into Gay Proposal

This bouquet toss had a big twist at the end.

Minister to LGBT People: Thanks for Making Me More Antigay

Minister to LGBTs: Thanks for Making Me More Antigay

LGBT progress, including marriage equality, motivates him to step up his 'Christian' opposition, a Nashville pastor writes.

WATCH: Antigay Discrimination Is 'So One Month Ago,' Says Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart: Antigay Discrimination Is 'So One Month Ago'

The Daily Show host notes that while some nations may be backward when it comes to LGBT rights, progress in the U.S. is still fairly recent.

Op-ed: Dear Walmart, Do the Right Thing — Give Married Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Workers Equal Benefits

Op-ed: Dear Walmart, Do the Right Thing

Several major LGBT and workplace equality organizations are urging Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon to reimburse employees denied health care benefits for their same-sex spouses.

Op-ed: How Your Facebook Posts Are Changing the World

Op-ed: How Your Facebook Posts Are Changing the World

Social media can be more than cat memes; it can actually move the country in a more tolerant direction.

Italian Pol: Gays Should Change Gender if They Want to Wed

Italian Pol: Gays Should Change Gender if They Want to Wed

Representative Paola Binetti has a sick solution to her country's debate over same-sex marriage.

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