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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.

The latest marriage officiated at the British diplomatic mission to Japan just happened to be between two of the embassy's own staff members.

May 03 2015 6:00 AM

Some commentators are praising Donald Verrilli's performance as the Obama administration's rep at the high court, but there are those who found him too low-key.

May 01 2015 8:16 PM

A Republican lawmaker has a plan to stop marriage equality in Missouri, by making it legal to fire clerks who issue same-sex marriage licenses.

May 01 2015 7:08 PM

If Ireland wins marriage equality in a historic referendum this month, some will want to thank an Irish-American philanthropist.

May 01 2015 6:29 PM

The church's pastor says he's merely quoting the Bible, and adds that 'people who deserve not to live' shouldn't have access to marriage.

May 01 2015 6:00 PM

Spoiler alert: He is.

May 01 2015 4:31 PM

Necessary But Dangerous: The recent uptick in legislation restricting transgender civil rights may be just the beginning of tough times for trans people if the Supreme Court settles the marriage question.

May 01 2015 6:00 AM