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.
5 Most Absurd Quotes From Louisiana Supreme Court's Marriage Temper Tantrum

5 Absurd Quotes From La. Supreme Court's Marriage Tantrum

Nationwide marriage equality is 'legal fiction' that enacts 'so-called civil liberties,' makes a 'mockery' of civil rights, and apparently emboldens pedophiles, according to two of Louisiana's top jurists.

Marriage Equality Victory in Puerto Rico

Same-Sex Couples in Puerto Rico Can Marry July 15

With today's pro-equality ruling from the First Circuit Court of Appeals, same-sex marriages can begin in Puerto Rico on July 15, according to reports.

WATCH: Jimmy Carter Knows 'Jesus Would Approve' of Marriage Equality

Jimmy Carter Knows 'Jesus Would Approve Gay Marriage'

The 'born-again' former president sides with the Supreme Court in not requiring churches to perform same sex marriages.

WATCH: Ohio Judge to Keep Refusing Same-Sex Marriages, Cites 'Personal and Christian Beliefs'

'Christian' Judge in Ohio to Keep Refusing Same-Sex Marriages

Toledo Municipal Court Judge C. Allen McConnell refused to marry a lesbian couple Monday because of his religious convictions — and will continue to do so unless the state Supreme Court intervenes.

WATCH: Cops Respond to Kentucky Gay Couple Requesting Marriage License

Ky. Gay Couple Wanted to Marry, Got Cops Instead

A gay couple in Morehead, Ky., were denied a marriage license Monday by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis — and they filmed the encounter while local police were called.

Gov. Sam Brownback: Kansas Can't Penalize Religious Groups Opposed to Marriage Equality

Kansas Order Protects 'Religious' Groups Opposing Marriage

An order Gov. Sam Brownback issued today likely means that service providers such as adoption agencies and homeless shelters could discriminate against same-sex couples and still receive state contracts.

WATCH: To Rick Santorum, Marriage Equality Proves He Was Right on Polygamy, Bestiality

Santorum: Marriage Ruling Proves My Polygamy Warnings

'If you have the right to consensual sexual activity ... then it opens the door to a variety of different things,' says the right-wing presidential hopeful.

WATCH: Kentucky Clerk Defends Marriage Equality Opposition, Wants Licenses Issued Online

Antigay Ky. Clerk: God Wants Gays to Get Married Online

Casey Davis won't grant licenses for same-sex marriages because such unions go against God and nature, he says.

Obama's Former Speechwriter Reportedly Held Secret Same-Sex Marriage at the White House

That Time There Was a Secret Gay Wedding at the White House

Jon Lovett, former presidential speechwriter and producer of The Newsroom, claims he officiated a secret same-sex marriage on White House grounds.

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