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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.

Even though a a new report discredited a study that claimed speaking with marriage equality detractors sways opinions, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon says person-to-person communication works.

May 26 2015 5:00 AM

Nondenominational minister Anne DePrizio has been sentenced to 30 days, 6 months probation, and a $250 fine after she refused to stop the wedding of a lesbian couple in Prattville, Ala.

May 25 2015 11:47 AM

Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith, Tom Daley, Ian McKellen and more tweet in celebration of marriage equality's arrival in Ireland.

May 23 2015 3:49 PM

People around the globe are applauding the arrival of marriage equality in Ireland after today's historic, landslide victory.

May 23 2015 1:31 PM

Early vote counts say Ireland has become the first nation in the world to OK marriage equality by popular vote.

May 23 2015 9:45 AM

On what would have been Milk's 85th birthday, Cleve Jones says the civil rights leader would want us to work harder for equality.

May 22 2015 4:10 AM
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