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.

Costa Rica's President Introduces Common-Law Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Its legalization would be a first for Central America.

Kentucky Clerk Defies Court, Turns Away Same-Sex Couple Seeking Marriage License

KY Clerk Defies Court, Turns Away Same-Sex Couple Seeking Marriage License

A gay couple trying to get married in a small Kentucky county were turned away despite a federal order because the clerk suddenly took a vacation.

Suit Challenges Mississippi's Ban on Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

Suit Challenges Mississippi's Ban on Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

Mississippi is the last state with such a ban.

Judge: Ky. County Must Issue Marriage Licenses to All Couples

Kentucky County Must Issue Marriage Licenses to All

After an antigay clerk dug in her heels, a U.S. district judge issued a preliminary injunction ordering Rowan County, Ky., to stop denying marriage licenses to couples.

No Censure for California Councilman's Antigay Email

No Censure for California Councilman's Antigay Email

The Newport Beach City Council won't censure Scott Peotter but has formally disassociated itself from his views.

Australian Prime Minister Threatens to Sack Ministers Who Vote for Marriage Equality

Australian PM Doubles Down on Antigay Position

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott vows to force party leaders to leave their positions if they break ranks and vote for a marriage equality bill.

Ohio Judges Can't Refuse to Wed Same-Sex Couples

Ohio Judges Can't Refuse to Wed Same-Sex Couples

A judge who cited his 'personal and Christian beliefs' in refusing to marry gay couples is told by Ohio's Supreme Court Board of Professional Conduct he doesn't get a choice.

Australian Members of Parliament Denied Conscience Vote on Marriage Equality

Australian Members of Parliament Denied Conscience Vote on Marriage Equality

Tony Abbott's government is, again, standing in the way of equality.

South Carolina Ordered to Pay Marriage Plaintiff's Legal Fees

Love Wins Again! Judge Orders S.C.'s Top Lawman: Pay Up

A federal judge has ordered the state of South Carolina to cut a check to same-sex marriage plaintiffs for legal costs incurred.

Detroit Catholic Leader Switches Stance on Communion for Marriage Equality Supporters

Detroit Catholic Leader Switches Stance on Communion for Marriage Equality Supporters

Archbishop Allen Vigneron, who once said taking communion while supporting equal marriage was like committing perjury, now says it's a matter of individual conscience.

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