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.
Colo. Supreme Court Stops Boulder Same-Sex Marriages

Colo. Supreme Court Puts a Stop to Boulder Same-Sex Marriages

The Colorado county issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the state Supreme Court granted the attorney general's request and ordered a Boulder County Clerk to stop.

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional.

WATCH: Ohio's First Pro-Marriage Equality Ad in a Decade

WATCH: Ohio's First Pro-Marriage Equality Ad in a Decade

The heartwarming ad, which features a gay couple of 50 years, is the first of its kind since the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage occurred in 2004.

South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

S.C.'s Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

The Republican attorney general said his office sees no reason to change its strategy after a federal court with jurisdiction over South Carolina struck down a similar ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia.

North Carolina AG Will Stop Defending Marriage Ban In Court
July 29 2014 2:30 PM ET

WATCH: N.C. AG Won't Defend Marriage Ban In Court

Hours after a federal court ruled Virginia's marriage ban is unconstitutional, North Carolina's attorney general said he will stop defending his state's ban in court.

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