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.

A new study from JAMA Pediatrics found that suicide attempts dropped 7 percent among all students and 14 percent among gay youth after marriage equality laws were passed.

February 20 2017 3:29 PM

The Washington State Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on a florist who refused service to a male couple.

February 16 2017 4:08 PM

This one involves birth certificates for children of same-sex couples.

February 15 2017 8:03 PM

Similar legislation has failed before, but right-wing lawmakers are trying again.

February 10 2017 4:56 PM

The case could chip away at the rights won with marriage equality.

January 20 2017 8:33 PM

Long before the White House was basked in rainbow colors in 2015 to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage, the President called himself a "fierce advocate" for our rights.

January 05 2017 6:00 AM

"The right to marry without the freedom to marry the person of one's choice is no right at all," says the Native American Attorney General M. Todd Hembree.

December 12 2016 11:57 PM
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