DeRay Mckesson
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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.

Michael Nowakowski will keep his seat on the Phoenix City Council after apologizing for comments he made implying that he was opposed to same-sex marriage and trans equality. 

March 11 2016 5:45 PM

Florida lawmakers spent hours debating a bill that will give clergy members rights they already had.

March 11 2016 9:26 AM

A right-wing Texas congressman reiterates a previous claim he made against same-sex marriage. 

March 11 2016 7:20 AM

President Obama met with the prime minister of Canada, and expressed pride that both countries have embraced marriage equality.

March 10 2016 5:01 PM

That's why the nation needs his son to be making Supreme Court appointments, says Rafael Cruz.

March 09 2016 8:05 PM

A high court ruling has broad implications for states that try to impose ingrained homophobia on their citizens.

March 09 2016 5:19 AM