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 if marriage equality becomes a nationwide reality this summer, LGBT Americans will still be subject to many inequities, the Movement Advancement Project points out.

May 28 2015 1:11 AM

The world's largest island is the newest home of the freedom to marry, following a unanimous vote by the arctic nation's parliament.

May 27 2015 6:42 PM

The legislation seeks to address the 'chaotic state' that occurred after a federal court ruled the state must recognize same-sex marriage.

May 27 2015 6:15 PM

Two of the men who fought Utah's ban on same-sex marriage and won finally celebrate their special day.

May 27 2015 2:35 PM

In this op-ed, the Irish-American VP says the world — including the U.S. — needs to follow the lead of the Emerald Isle.

May 27 2015 6:00 AM

The assessment came from Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state, who ranks second only to Pope Francis in the Catholic hierarchy.

May 26 2015 10:59 PM
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