DeRay Mckesson
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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.

In a vote of 38-14, the Georgia Senate has approved the so-called Pastor Protection Act, which legally protects individuals and faith-based organizations that oppose marriage equality. 

February 19 2016 4:05 PM

State senators passed a bill Thursday that creates two marriage license applications — one for same-sex couples and another for straight couples.

February 19 2016 2:51 PM

The Pennsylvania mayor is touting his actions in a new campaign ad.

February 19 2016 11:45 AM

She and Bernie Sanders appeared separately at the event, where he didn't get any questions on the topic. Both also talked economics and immigration reform.

February 19 2016 2:17 AM

Like her Kentucky cohort in clerking, this proud Texan refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, comparing herself to those who opposed the Nazis.

February 18 2016 8:04 PM

The bill would allow businesses, individuals, and even state employees to discriminate based on beliefs that marriage is for opposite-sex couples only or that gender is fixed at birth.

February 18 2016 7:45 PM

State Rep. Dick Jones says the Supreme Court has decided gay people are a "third sex."

February 18 2016 4:33 PM
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