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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.

The difficult job of raising Black boys as a same-sex couple persists even as LGBTQ+ rights advance.

June 26 2020 3:24 AM

It's unconstitutional to deny benefits to spouses who weren't married for at least nine months because of state bans, a federal court ruled.

May 28 2020 2:37 PM

Daritza Araya and Alexandra Quirós (pictured) were married shortly after midnight on Tuesday when marriage equality became the law of the land. 

May 26 2020 5:54 PM

After several rulings in favor of same-sex marriage over the last two years, same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have full equality under the law. 

May 21 2020 2:04 PM

The Asian nation does not legally recognize same-sex marriage, but a growing movement in the business community has devised a work-around.

April 29 2020 4:28 PM

Stephanie Mayorga and Paige Escalera have been missing since April 15. The couple announced their engagement in March.

April 28 2020 5:07 PM