While the gutting of DOMA last year made equal access to Social Security benefits possible for married same-sex couples in states with marriage equality, it didn't change the situation for all gay and lesbian spouses in the U.S.
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.
May 08 2014 4:49 PM ET
May 07 2014 3:01 PM ET
Jack Conway, who refused to appeal a decision striking down Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban, thinks that decision will not be a liability in the governor's race.
May 06 2014 6:48 PM ET