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.
WATCH: Kentucky Courthouse Showdown Between Demonstrators For and Against Antigay Clerk

WATCH: Protesters Demand Antigay Clerk 'Do Your Job!'

As marriage equality opponents rallied in support of defiant county clerk Kim Davis, protesters chanted outside the courthouse where two gay couples were turned away.

WATCH: That Other Defiant Kentucky Clerk Named Davis Invokes 'Higher Power'
September 01 2015 5:44 PM ET

WATCH: Another Defiant Antigay Kentucky Clerk

Casey Davis isn't related to the clerk who is making headlines in another county, but like Kim Davis, he is standing firm in his defiance of Kentucky's governor and the courts.

BREAKING: KY Clerk Continues to Deny Same-Sex Couples Licenses After Supreme Court Ruling
September 01 2015 5:40 PM ET

Kentucky Clerk Defies Supreme Court, Denies Same-Sex Couple

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has defied yesterday's Supreme Court ruling by refusing two same-sex couples marriage licenses this morning, citing 'God's authority.'

Supreme Court: Kentucky Clerk Must Issue Marriage Licenses

SCOTUS: Yes, Kentucky Must Issue Marriage Licenses

The court today turned down Kim Davis's appeal, meaning she must issue licenses to all eligible couples beginning Tuesday or face penalties.

WATCH: Antigay Kentucky Clerk Inadvertently Married This Queer Couple

WATCH: Antigay Ky. Clerk Already Married This Queer Couple

The antigay clerk saw the trans man and his pansexual wife as 'just another straight couple' when she signed their marriage license in February, say Camryn and Alexis Colen.

PHOTOS: Equality Advocates Picket Antigay Kentucky Clerk

PHOTOS: Equality Advocates Picket Antigay Ky. Clerk

An estimated 100 people turned out with rainbow flags and picket signs to protest Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’s continued refusal to issue marriage licenses to any couples in the county.

Thousands Rally at South Carolina Statehouse to 'Stand With God' Against Marriage Equality

Thousands 'Stand With God' Against Marriage Equality in S.C.

The self-proclaimed ‘Pro-Family Rally’ featured speeches from Texas-based Presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Rick Perry.

Texas Antigay Group Raising Money to Fight LGBT 'Army'

Antigays Ask Texans to Fight LGBT 'Army' — With Money

The leader of Texas Values, whose wife famously left him for another woman, has his hand out again, this time to spread the news about an antigay law that's already been enacted.

Antigay Kentucky Clerk Makes Emergency Appeal to Supreme Court

Antigay Kentucky Clerk Makes Emergency Appeal to Supreme Court

Kim Davis is under an order to issue marriage licenses to all eligible couples beginning Monday, but she wants the high court to stop it.

Indiana Newspaper Calls for Equal Rights for All

Indiana Newspaper Calls for Equal Rights for All

The newspaper that has served Indiana since 1903 takes a bold stand, calling for state lawmakers to enact equality legislation, which its editors proclaim as 'necessary and right.'

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