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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.

It's the latest legal blow to those seeking a legal right to discriminate against same-sex couples — this time in upstate New York.  

January 14 2016 5:52 PM

'Trans love needs visibility!' proclaims Precious Davis, the first trans bride-to-be featured on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.

January 14 2016 8:17 AM

Along with making that preposterous claim in his State of the Family speech, he called the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance a 'special rights' law.

January 13 2016 8:36 PM

From his vantage point one row behind First Lady Michelle Obama, the man whose lawsuit changed marriage in America offers his view of 'the speech.'

January 13 2016 5:48 PM

Republican Jim Jordan of Ohio learned how his name was inexorably linked to the antigay Kentucky clerk the absolutely worst way: a reporter told him.

January 12 2016 8:52 PM

Jeffrey Higgins was terminated by a church in Maryland because he's married to another man.

January 12 2016 7:50 PM

Marriage equality plaintiff Jim Obergefell's attendance at the State of the Union address is a slap in the face to 50 million Americans whose votes against same-sex marriage were 'stolen by the Supreme Court,' says NOM. 

January 12 2016 5:10 PM
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