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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.

At least 11 and possibly 15 counties in Alabama are refusing to accept June's Supreme Court ruling on the Obergefell case.

January 20 2016 6:14 PM

The antigay Kentucky clerk makes her case, once again, that a judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples violated her religious liberty.

January 20 2016 2:28 PM

David Bulmer-Rizzi died on his honeymoon in Australia, but the land down under says he was 'never married.'

January 20 2016 9:08 AM

The Tennessee Natural Marriage Defense Act attempts to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality, declaring that the only valid marriage in the state is one between a man and a woman.

January 19 2016 3:18 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. was never given the opportunity to be an advocate for his LGBT brothers and sisters, writes Rev. Irene Monroe.

January 18 2016 6:01 AM

Donald Trump attacked his fellow presidential hopeful's track record in an interview with ABC’s This Week.

January 17 2016 3:06 PM