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.
Police Lieutenant’s Homophobia Revealed in Antigay Letter

Cop Reveals His Hatred in Antigay Letter to Editor

Lt. Toby Will of Stockton, Calif., says homosexuality is 'vile and sinful' and will bring 'the wrath of God.'

Marco Rubio Makes Up His Mind on Antigay Constitutional Amendment

Marco Rubio Makes Up His Mind on Antigay Amendment

Now that the Supreme Court has established marriage equality nationwide, Marco Rubio does not support a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

Kentucky Gov. to Defiant Clerk: License Same-Sex Marriages or Resign

Kentucky Gov. Tells Antigay Clerk: Comply or Resign

Clerk Casey Davis says his Christian beliefs won't allow him to serve same-sex couples, but Gov. Steve Beshear says he must do his job.

Married Same-Sex Couples Can Now Access Full Federal Benefits

Married LGBT Couples Can Access Full Federal Benefits

Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed: No matter where what state they call home, same-sex couples can now enjoy the full faith, protection, and benefits of the U.S. government.

Russia Trolls U.S. After Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

Russia Trolls U.S. After Marriage Equality Ruling

The United Russia party unveiled a 'heterosexual flag' at a rally to honor the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity.

Justice Antonin Scalia's Greatest Fits

Justice Scalia's Greatest Fits

Invoking 'Kulturkampf,' 'legalistic argle-bargle,' and 'the black-robed supremacy,' Justice Scalia expresses his opposition to LGBT rights in a colorful manner. Just ask the nearest hippie.

POLL: More Than 60 Percent of Republicans Oppose Marriage Equality

POLL: Nearly 2 of 3 Republicans Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

The poll shows so many Americans support marriage equality that a conservative may not be able to win on the issue.

Philly-Area Catholic School Fires Teacher for Being in Same-Sex Marriage

Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher for Being Married

In this case, the teacher had been married for her entire eight-year tenure at the school — but a couple of parents recently complained.

Missouri Governor Orders State Agencies to Embrace Marriage Equality
July 09 2015 12:13 AM ET

Missouri Gov. Orders Compliance With SCOTUS Ruling

In addition to issuing his executive order, Gov. Jay Nixon called on the legislature to pass a nondiscrimination bill to protect LGBT residents.

WATCH: Marriage Equality May Spark Revolt Like 1776, Warns Roy Moore

Roy Moore Says Marriage Equality May Spark Revolt

The antigay Alabama judge says the nation's founders 'would be incensed' at the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling.

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