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 church will still deny baptism to most children of same-sex couples.

November 14 2015 9:00 AM

A municipal official says gays can be 'cured' by religion.

November 13 2015 8:25 PM

Some feared that in a post-Obergefell world, the money that funded LGBT organizations could dry up. Instead, marriage equality spurred typically apolitical philanthropic foundations to give more.

November 13 2015 1:31 PM

Though it’s the first year of marriage equality across America, the U.S. is not the first to reach this milestone.

November 12 2015 3:45 PM

A voice vote in the Australian Senate has thrown the issue of settling marriage equality back in the prime minister's lap.

November 12 2015 3:01 PM

One of the grooms-to-be made headlines last year for delivering a moving plea for equality to the Utah legislature.

November 11 2015 6:39 PM

For Kim Powers and Jess Goldstein, a simple series of errands served as the first stitch to a lifetime of love and partnership.

November 10 2015 4:00 PM

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin is poised to change all marriage licenses in Kentucky, so antigay clerks like Kim Davis don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses. 

November 09 2015 5:41 PM

The owners of a wedding venue say same-sex marriages violate their religious beliefs and their 'conscious.'

November 09 2015 4:19 PM