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.

The suspended chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court was the defendant in his own courtroom today and claimed that he never told the state's lower judges to ignore federal law on marriage equality. 

August 08 2016 4:32 PM Updated

The suspended Alabama chief justice demonstrates an apocalyptic view of America after Obergefell.

August 03 2016 2:47 PM

The vice president tweeted a photo of him officiating a same-sex wedding.

August 02 2016 3:34 PM

An overwhelming number of Republicans drowned out those opposed to the most oppressive platform in the history of the GOP. 

July 19 2016 11:14 AM

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore could be removed from the bench for a major ethics breach — again. 

4:03 PM

The First Amendment Defense Act would make second-class citizens of LGBT people and others, the marriage equality plaintiff tells a House committee.

July 13 2016 6:04 AM

Democrats denounced the bill as "shameful," while Republicans and right-wing activists claimed that the First Amendment Defense Act is necessary to protect the beliefs of those offended by marriage equality. 

July 12 2016 12:58 PM Updated
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