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.

If Ireland denies marriage equality at the polls, it could harm LGBT people everywhere.

May 21 2015 1:21 PM

Perhaps Cruz should take a look at his own obsessions.

May 20 2015 9:58 PM

A new report discredits a much-hailed study that speaking with gay people can sway opinions on same-sex marriage.

May 20 2015 8:03 PM

Harish Iyer's mom meant well but ruffled some progressive feathers by indicating a preferred caste in the ad seeking a husband for her son.

May 20 2015 4:21 PM

When lawmakers stalled a 'license to discriminate' bill advocated by the governor, Jindal took matters into his own hands and issued a sweeping executive order.

May 20 2015 2:34 PM

Another mural has emerged from Ireland's master of the art form, Joe Caslin — this time depicting to women in love days before Ireland's marriage vote.

May 19 2015 7:37 PM

Three days out from Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage, Mary McAleese gives a moving and eloquent speech on why all Irish voters should vote yes Friday.

May 19 2015 7:29 PM