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 Democratic vice-presidential nominee had predicted the church will eventually embrace marriage equality; guess again, says his bishop.

September 14 2016 8:33 PM

Here’s why a bill that would let citizens vote on marriage equality is a bad idea.

September 14 2016 5:24 PM

An image of a boy standing defiantly in front of an antigay crowd has stirred emotions.

September 12 2016 1:23 PM

The possible future vice president of the United States told an LGBT audience that he believes the Roman Catholic Church will embrace same-sex marriage.

September 11 2016 1:49 PM

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore's early end leaves us with an advocate-shaped hole in our late-night talk show hearts.

August 23 2016 4:32 PM

Tom Bosworth of the U.K. talks with The Advocate about his Olympics, and his engagement.

August 22 2016 5:55 PM

In her own defense, Judge Ruth Neely wrote to the State Supreme Court: "I can no more officiate at a same-sex wedding than I can buy beer for the alcoholic." 

August 17 2016 11:34 PM
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