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.

Republican Jim Jordan of Ohio learned how his name was inexorably linked to the antigay Kentucky clerk the absolutely worst way: a reporter told him.

January 12 2016 8:52 PM

Jeffrey Higgins was terminated by a church in Maryland because he's married to another man.

January 12 2016 7:50 PM

Marriage equality plaintiff Jim Obergefell's attendance at the State of the Union address is a slap in the face to 50 million Americans whose votes against same-sex marriage were 'stolen by the Supreme Court,' says NOM. 

January 12 2016 5:10 PM

The anti-LGBT Family Research Council got seats for the Kentucky clerk and her lawyer Mat Staver.

January 11 2016 11:28 PM Updated

Russell Nelson, who stands to become the Mormon Church's next president, cites God's will for its stepped-up opposition to same-sex marriage.

January 11 2016 7:48 PM

An unconstitutional order from the antigay chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court blocked marriage equality in one county for one day. 

January 08 2016 7:07 PM

In the wake of marriage equality, data shows Americans think three isn’t such a crowd.

January 08 2016 8:01 AM
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