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.
WATCH: What's Next as Marriage Equality Machines Begin Winding Down

WATCH: After the Marriage Equality Machines Power Down

With marriage won across the country and only a few lingering holdouts left, marriage equality advocates are turning their attention to the next big story.

Meet the Only Gay County Clerk Issuing Marriage Licenses in Texas

Russ Towers, proably the only openly gay county clerk in all of Texas, has issued four marriage licenses to gay couples since the historic ruling on June 26 — including three on the very first day.

Op-ed: Why We Need an All-Women SCOTUS

Op-ed: Why We Need More Women on SCOTUS

Is it any coincidence the three female Supreme Court justices all ruled for marriage equality? Not at all, says the head of the National LGBTQ Task Force.

Florida Man Fired for Saying He'll Wed His Dog Because of Same-Sex Marriage

Florida Man Fired For Saying He'll Marry His Dog

When Ryan Uhler quipped about 'doggy-style love' on Facebook in response to marriage equality, his employers weren't laughing.

WATCH: Straight Vlogger Slams Same-Sex Marriage Opponents

WATCH: Straight Vlogger Slams Marriage Opponents

'Seriously, if you're actively protesting gay marriage, you need a hobby,' says YouTuber Joe Santagato.

Mike Huckabee: Selfish 'Redefinition of Love' Is Destroying Marriage

Mike Huckabee Now Calls It 'Redefinition of Love'

The antigay Republican presidential hopeful claims marriage equality has redefined love itself, making it more selfish and destructive.

Christian Woman Records Herself Losing It Over Marriage Equality, Gets Remixed

WATCH: Internet Remixes That Christian Who Lost It

Christian housewife Becky Wegner Rommel's epic homophobic and Islamophobic video meltdown has not only gone viral, it's inspired a new remix.

Gay Wedding Advice for Gays and Straights

Gay Wedding Advice for Gays and Straights

Now that marriage equality is the law of the land, a few questions must still be answered.

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas AG Over Stance on Marriage Licenses

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas AG Over Stance on Marriage Licenses

The state's first openly gay legislator filed the complaint with the State Bar of Texas, saying Attorney General Ken Paxton is encouraging county clerks to defy the law by denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Marriage Equality Supporter Featured in Mormon Anti-Marriage Equality Post

Marriage Equality Supporter Featured in Mormon Anti-Marriage Equality Post

Sylvia Cabus, a pro-equality Mormon, felt compelled to speak out after her family's picture was used.

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