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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.

There are nine days left until a vote that will decide the fate of marriage equality in Ireland, and the anti-equality forces are trotting out some tired old arguments.

May 13 2015 7:36 PM

As Texas considers more antigay bills, Attorney General Ken Paxton gets ornery over questions about abiding by a potential pro-equality ruling from the Supreme Court.

May 13 2015 4:49 PM

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
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