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 bed and breakfast that explicitly states it does not host civil unions or same-sex ceremonies has been fined under the state's human rights law. 

March 30 2016 9:47 AM Updated

Actor and filmmaker Kit Williamson contemplates what his recent nuptials would have been like had he lived in a place like North Carolina.

March 29 2016 5:16 AM

The Democratic front-runner hails the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage as a key ruling that voters will want upheld as she campaigns in advance of next week's Wisconsin primary.

March 29 2016 12:53 AM

John Bel Edwards says he will soon repeal Bobby Jindal's Marriage and Conscience Order, which allows for antigay discrimination.

March 28 2016 9:35 PM

A questionable ruling brings confusion, and a bit of chaos, to Puerto Rico's same-sex couples.

March 28 2016 6:32 AM

In an argument against marriage equality, an Australian senator uses a quote from Dan Savage to explain why same-sex marriage is "unrealistic and unnatural." 

March 21 2016 7:12 PM
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