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 new FYI show Bride and Prejudice features couples struggling for support on the way to their "happiest" day. 

March 15 2016 8:07 PM

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who has been controversial as the Vatican's ambassador to the U.S., is on his way out, sources say.

March 14 2016 5:20 PM

If the proposal passes the Republican-controlled House, Missouri voters will be asked to amend the state constitution to allow businesses and individuals to refuse service to same-sex couples. 

March 11 2016 8:20 PM

Michael Nowakowski will keep his seat on the Phoenix City Council after apologizing for comments he made implying that he was opposed to same-sex marriage and trans equality. 

March 11 2016 5:45 PM

Florida lawmakers spent hours debating a bill that will give clergy members rights they already had.

March 11 2016 9:26 AM

A right-wing Texas congressman reiterates a previous claim he made against same-sex marriage. 

March 11 2016 7:20 AM
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