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.

After three lower courts ruled he discriminated against a gay couple, Colorado baker Jack Phillips is hoping the fourth time's the charm, taking his case to the state's highest court. 

October 26 2015 1:23 PM

The women who were denied a marriage license by renegade Kentucky clerk Kim Davis say they'll continue their legal fight.

October 26 2015 9:29 AM

A cache of emails sent and received by the antigay Kentucky clerk in the weeks before she went to jail for contempt of court reveal her so-called divine inspiration.

October 22 2015 2:38 PM

The attorneys who are defending the embattled antigay clerk are shaking in their boots over an accurate report by the largest and oldest newsgathering agency in the U.S. 

October 21 2015 6:27 PM

Sharon Thomas says that if she's elected Montgomery County register of wills, she won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples — but she will let employees do so.

October 20 2015 6:31 PM

This 'organized thrust' by LGBT people and their allies will create tyranny over Christians, says the homophobic televangelist.

October 20 2015 5:24 PM

Members of the virulently antigay church are picketing in Kentucky for a second day, targeting marriage equality opponent Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

October 19 2015 2:11 PM

The Democrat also revealed how her evolution on LGBT rights was influenced by "personal relationships" at a recent town hall meeting.

October 18 2015 2:02 PM