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 state jurist, who advised officials to ignore a federal court ruling on marriage equality, wants the federal justice to be impeached for officiating a same-sex wedding.

May 28 2015 3:48 PM

A bill is headed to Gov. McCrory's desk that would allow judges and public officials to recuse themselves from providing marriage licenses to same-sex couples — or any couple at all.

May 28 2015 2:05 PM

Same-sex marriages already are prohibited by the Texas Constitution. But senators say they wanted to make a point by voting to ban gay marriage. Again.

May 28 2015 11:53 AM

Even if marriage equality becomes a nationwide reality this summer, LGBT Americans will still be subject to many inequities, the Movement Advancement Project points out.

May 28 2015 1:11 AM

The world's largest island is the newest home of the freedom to marry, following a unanimous vote by the arctic nation's parliament.

May 27 2015 6:42 PM

The legislation seeks to address the 'chaotic state' that occurred after a federal court ruled the state must recognize same-sex marriage.

May 27 2015 6:15 PM
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