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.

Italy has been a major exception among Western nations in its lack of recognition for same-sex couples.
 

May 11 2016 9:25 PM Updated

This one specifically challenges the provision allowing public employees to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

May 10 2016 4:10 PM

Illicit, anonymous love notes sparked a lifelong romance for these two expatriate Peruvians.  

 

May 10 2016 6:36 AM

Mississippi’s House Bill 1523 violates the promise of equal protection outlined in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, says the same-sex couple who filed a suit to stop the law’s implementation. 

May 09 2016 6:56 PM

The wedding of an American diplomat has sparked conversation about same-sex marriage in China.

May 07 2016 6:11 PM

Moore could lose his job over his efforts to block marriage equality in the state.

May 06 2016 11:09 PM

Same-sex couples in Colombia are officially out of legal limbo, as the nation's high court enacts a ruling first alluded to earlier this month. 

April 29 2016 12:24 PM
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