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.

Rome's mayor defied the central government by performing a ceremony to register same-sex couples who were married abroad.

October 22 2014 6:50 PM

A unanimous decision from a federal appeals court bringing marriage equality to Idaho 'appears to be judicial policymaking masquerading as law,' according to the governor.

October 22 2014 3:45 PM

Gov. Sam Brownback, a far-right Republican, says in a debate that he's standing for the will of the people and that opponent Paul Davis wouldn't.

October 22 2014 3:07 PM

Phil Berger, a Republican state Senator, plans to introduce legislation to allow officials to refuse to handle same-sex marriages if they have religious objections.

October 22 2014 1:00 PM

Jennifer Hudson has joined forces with W Hotels and the Human Rights Campaign for a new initiative fighting for marriage equality across all 50 states.

October 22 2014 6:00 AM

Wyoming's attorney general opted not to appeal a district court ruling in favor of marriage equality, and that cleared the way for these images of happy couples marrying on Tuesday.

October 22 2014 5:00 AM Updated

Going against the tide of decisions for marriage equality, the judge goes so far as to invoke incest and polygamy in his ruling.

October 21 2014 9:33 PM