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.

Couples would fill out a form in order to marry, but it would not be called a license — in an attempt to placate officials who oppose marriage equality.

April 11 2019 3:39 PM Updated

Allison King, forced to resign from a Catholic school, will join in a Sunday demonstration against the Louisville, Ky., archdiocese's anti-LGBTQ stances.

March 23 2019 11:34 AM

The state has seen a rash of anti-LGBTQ legislation this year, and some of it's being voted on this week.

March 20 2019 11:18 AM

"Our relationship reflects the movement in that we have had rights granted and then stripped away, more than once," writes The Advocate's Editorial Director. 

March 20 2019 5:33 AM

The Democratic presidential candidate is trying to walk back opposition to marriage equality in 2004. 

March 11 2019 9:43 AM

The U.S. government did everything it could to nullify Richard Baker and James Michael McConnell's nuptials — it only took Uncle Sam 48 years to come around. 

March 01 2019 4:24 PM

Christel Highland, daughter of Rep. Ron Highland, called him out for supporting a bill calling same-sex marriages "parody marriages."

February 24 2019 2:34 PM