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.

Same-sex couples are fighting to have both spouses's names on their children's birth certificates.

September 30 2015 8:49 AM Updated

The pontiff reportedly encouraged the antigay clerk to 'stay strong.' Lawyers for Kim Davis have released a photo of the rosary beads they say Pope Francis gave her.

September 29 2015 9:35 PM Updated

Alan Chambers says he now endorses same-sex relationships and condemns reparative therapy — for everyone.

September 29 2015 7:56 PM Updated

Memories Pizza in Indiana said it would never cater a gay wedding, but one gay man went 'undercover' to achieve the impossible.  

September 29 2015 8:32 AM

At a Democratic fundraiser on Broadway, the president made it clear: freedom of religion isn't reason enough to deny any American their constitutional rights.

September 28 2015 8:24 PM

The right-wing attorney representing Kim Davis and his cohort were forced to apologize for misrepresenting a photo of a massive gathering in Peru last year as a weekend support rally for the rogue Kentucky clerk. 

September 28 2015 4:32 PM Updated

NBC's Chuck Todd asks the Democratic front-runner to respond to critics who say her opinions on issues like marriage equality have shifted to curry political favor.

September 28 2015 3:46 PM

But she should have just refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, not 'violate the law,' McCain said at the conservative Values Voter Summit. 

September 28 2015 3:00 PM

Apple's icons representing same-sex relationships could get the company fined under the country's ban on gay propaganda, according to a new report. 

September 28 2015 2:55 PM