Marriage Equality
Read the latest news about marriage equality and the fight for gays and lesbians to obtain the right to marry. 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.

PHOTOS: Mayor of Bloomington, Ind., Marries LGBT Couples

To demonstrate his opposition to a proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban legal recognition of same-sex relationships, Mayor Mark Kruzan married more than a dozen LGBT couples in Bloomington, Ind., on Thursday.

BY Sunnivie Brydum

February 01 2013 8:26 PM ET