DeRay Mckesson
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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.

Anti-equality politicians love to suggest that if we legalize marriage for same-sex couples, we'll have to legalize it for polygamists. Here's why they're wrong.

May 13 2015 2:49 PM

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray wants reassurance that even if the Supreme Court rules against marriage equality, all same-sex married couples have equal access to Social Security benefits.

May 13 2015 4:45 AM

By no longer supporting a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, the former tech CEO became arguably the most LGBT-supportive GOP candidate.

May 12 2015 5:50 PM

The full Texas legislature is expected to OK a bill today exempting 'religious organizations' from serving same-sex couples, while the House debates a bill designed to circumvent a Supreme Court marriage equality ruling.

May 12 2015 3:29 PM

New fears about potential defeat for Ireland's marriage equality ballot question are starting to emerge after months of strong polling in support of the freedom to marry.

May 12 2015 6:05 AM

The Ohio senator, a marriage equality supporter and father of a gay son, is in a good spot to advocate that the party drop its opposition, says CNN's John King.

May 11 2015 6:49 PM
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