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.

On November 4, 2015, just six weeks before the equal marriage referendum in the European nation of Slovenia, Miha Lobnik and his fellow activists launched a “yes” campaign. Though the government had attempted multiple times to enact legislation, voters rejected the 2015 referendum. Lobnik talks about the experience to Kay Cairns.

March 03 2016 6:08 AM

It's unclear if any country or aid group would make that a condition, but just the same, Mugabe would let his drought-stricken country suffer.

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Mormon leaders are reportedly seeking out even couples who haven't been active in the church for years.

February 27 2016 10:14 AM

This less progressive — and less controversial — version is expected to easily pass in the lower house of Parliament. 

February 26 2016 3:35 PM

Gov. Brian Sandoval is Latino, a GOP moderate and reportedly a potential nominee to fill the vacancy created by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

February 25 2016 9:31 AM

Another case of a queer couple denied a cake for their wedding unfolds in the Lone Star state.

February 24 2016 4:45 PM
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