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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.

Texas lawmakers want to force the state to openly defy the U.S. Supreme Court. What could go wrong?

May 18 2015 1:30 PM

Irish voters will go to the polls Friday in a referendum on whether the country will allow same-sex couples the freedom to marry, but support has been falling.

May 18 2015 7:50 AM

Xavier Bettel is the world's only current head of government to be legally married to a same-sex spouse.

May 17 2015 1:42 PM

With seven days remaining before the big marriage refendum in Ireland, Ursula Halligan has come out in a public yet personal way.

May 15 2015 7:29 PM

The Texas senator and presidential candidate went for full-blown hyperbole on a right-wing talk show this week.

May 15 2015 6:28 PM

Michigan lawmakers are moving full-steam ahead on a bill that would eliminate local nondiscrimination protections statewide, which opponents have labeled the 'Death Star' bill.

May 15 2015 12:38 PM

Democrats in the Austin Statehouse successfully slow-played a House bill that would have banned state, county and local officials from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

May 15 2015 3:44 AM