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.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality

The mayor joins mayors from 39 other states supporting same-sex marriage.

REPORT: Feds Extend All Possible Benefits to Same-Sex Couples, Leaving Rest to Congress

Feds: We've Extended All Possible Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

But federal laws make some married same-sex couples ineligible for certain Social Security and veterans' benefits, explains a new report.

PHOTOS: Stupidest Signs From NOM’s March for Marriage

PHOTOS: Stupidest Signs From NOM’s March for Marriage

Signs at the March for Marriage called us Satanic, delivered dire health warnings, and reminded us several times that every kid needs 'a mom and a dad.'

WATCH: 9 Strangest Rants From NOM's Failed March for Marriage

9 Strangest Rants From NOM's Failed Marriage March

Opponents of marriage equality compared themselves to Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln, and emphasized how much women need men.

How Conservative Lawyer Ted Olson Joined the Prop. 8 Fight

How Conservative Lawyer Ted Olson Joined Prop. 8 Fight

In their new book recounting their experience fighting Proposition 8, Ted Olson and David Boies, two polar opposite attorneys, explain how they even got paired up to begin with.

WATCH Even With DNA Evidence Gay Texas Dads Still Denied Adoption Rights

DNA Proof Isn't Enough For Gay Dads to Be Listed as Parents

Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs are fighting a Texas judge's refusal to list either man on their children's birth certificates — even though each man is the biological father of one of their twins.

Poll: Americans Don’t Buy Tony Perkins’s Antigay ‘Revolution’ Over Marriage Equality

Poll: Americans Don’t Buy Tony Perkins’s Antigay ‘Revolution’ Over Marriage Equality

Americans who oppose marriage equality don't care to put forth the effort to stop it.

Presbyterian Church Moves Toward Marriage Equality

Which Faith Just Took a Step Toward Equal Marriage? 

If a majority of regional bodies affirm a vote taken today at the denomination's General Assembly, same-sex couples will be entitled to church weddings.

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