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.

WEDDING DAY IN NEW JERSEY: Cory Booker Hosts Happiness, History

As midnight arrived in New Jersey, so did marriage equality, making it the 14th state.

BY Lucas Grindley

October 21 2013 3:41 AM ET UPDATED: October 21 2013 10:10 PM ET

Lydia Torres and Jenelle Torres