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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.

Russell Nelson, who stands to become the Mormon Church's next president, cites God's will for its stepped-up opposition to same-sex marriage.

January 11 2016 7:48 PM

An unconstitutional order from the antigay chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court blocked marriage equality in one county for one day. 

7:07 PM

In the wake of marriage equality, data shows Americans think three isn’t such a crowd.

8:01 AM

Anything is possible when you Let Hawaii Happen, as military couple Christian and Shayne Alarid discovered when they got engaged  and married, all in the span of 10 hours.

January 07 2016 4:04 PM

Marriage equality is 'rubbish,' said the island nation's prime minister.

January 07 2016 3:18 PM

LGBT activists in Alabama were so outraged by the anti–marriage equality order issued by the state's chief justice they staged a protest.

January 07 2016 1:40 PM

President Obama sees a parallel in the changes needed to curb violence and the long, unfinished battle for LGBT equality.

January 06 2016 4:48 PM
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