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.

Before marriage equality, many same-sex partners turned to adoption to obtain benefits they were denied as couples.

November 02 2015 3:10 PM

Despite the lack of fanfare or a Rose Garden ceremony, the U.S. is now helping LGBT people fleeing persecution to bring their loved ones along. 

October 31 2015 10:32 AM

And the father of a certain presidential candidate said the LGBT movement's next goal is legalizing pedophilia.

October 30 2015 2:33 PM

After a popular vote, same-sex couples may legally wed in Ireland as soon as November.

October 30 2015 11:25 AM

As the Republicans debate tonight, remember that not all of them consider marriage equality settled.

October 28 2015 3:05 PM

Same-sex couples from across the country share their love with viewers in a touching tribute to marriage equality. 

October 28 2015 8:58 AM

The agency overpaid some beneficiaries because it didn't recognize their marriages — and it should stop seeking reimbursement in these cases, say 121 congressional Democrats.

4:18 PM

In an appearance at Harvard Law School, the author of the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision said public officials must enforce the law — and should resign if they object.

October 26 2015 8:11 PM