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 this exclusive excerpt from Love Wins, the new book by Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell, we learn about the day Obergefell and his husband, John Arthur, met the man who would change their lives — and ours.

June 22 2016 5:07 AM

The antigay Kentucky county clerk claims a new law gives her all the "religious accommodation" she ever desired.

June 21 2016 8:28 PM Updated

A new state law that permits people to deny wedding services to same-sex couples based on religious objection will go into effect July 1.

June 21 2016 2:57 AM

Anderson Cooper wouldn't let the Republican official off the hook for perpetuating homophobia in the Sunshine State.

June 14 2016 5:36 PM

At a Florida dance club, religious- and state-sanctioned hate reached its natural conclusion.

June 13 2016 6:02 AM

Love wins in the end, say Proposition 8 plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, honoring another couple who fought for equal marriage rights — Mildred and Richard Loving.

5:57 AM

The legal rock stars who helped secure the freedom to marry aren't so sure the same strategy works for "religious liberty."

June 08 2016 6:16 AM
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