Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Utah immediately.
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.
December 20 2013 4:14 PM ET
The clerk of Roosevelt County and her chief deputy have declined to handle marriage licenses for gay couples.
December 19 2013 2:41 PM ET
New Mexico becomes the 17th state to enact marriage equality, with a unanimous decision by the state's highest court.
December 17 2013 10:23 PM ET
December 17 2013 1:11 PM ET
December 16 2013 6:49 PM ET