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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 first family wished binational couple Chelsea Roden and Lisa Hirschpek well on their wedding day. 

May 16 2016 3:19 PM

A year ago this month, Irish voters approved marriage equality by popular vote. Writer Charlie Bird goes beyond the headlines of that historic day in his new book, A Day in May. Read a heartbreaking, but beautiful, excerpt from John Paul Calnan below.

May 12 2016 5:07 AM

Italy has been a major exception among Western nations in its lack of recognition for same-sex couples.
 

May 11 2016 9:25 PM Updated

This one specifically challenges the provision allowing public employees to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

May 10 2016 4:10 PM

Illicit, anonymous love notes sparked a lifelong romance for these two expatriate Peruvians.  

 

May 10 2016 6:36 AM

Mississippi’s House Bill 1523 violates the promise of equal protection outlined in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, says the same-sex couple who filed a suit to stop the law’s implementation. 

May 09 2016 6:56 PM

The wedding of an American diplomat has sparked conversation about same-sex marriage in China.

May 07 2016 6:11 PM
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