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 Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the 20 countries under its jurisdiction must enact marriage equality if they haven't already done so.

January 10 2018 6:11 PM

Susan Green's parents fought for respect and validation; little did they know their daughter would have to do the same. In Green's memoir, The Marriage Battle, written with wife Robin Phillips, she draws parallels between the two journeys.

January 10 2018 5:43 AM

LGBT Aussies celebrate their new right to marry, which went into effect today.

January 09 2018 5:46 PM

Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk briefly jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, has filed for reelection. 

January 09 2018 3:53 PM

Sydney's Catholic Archbishop used the Latin term to lament marriage equality and right-to-die laws in his nation.

December 25 2017 11:51 AM

Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte expressed support for marriage equality on Sunday, a reversal of past declarations.

December 18 2017 4:10 PM

Two couples married in Australia on Saturday, the first to wed since the people and Parliament voted "yes" on equality. 

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