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.

Legislation by Republican Randy Garber classifies same-sex marriages as "parody marriages."

February 15 2019 6:59 PM Updated

Fabiana Faria and Helena Barquet were one of two couples chosen to wed on top of the skyscraper during Valentine's Day.

February 15 2019 6:17 PM

Couples are fighting for love in the socially conservative island nation.

February 14 2019 1:21 PM

It appears that right-wing lawmakers want to set up a challenge that will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider marriage equality.

February 11 2019 5:25 PM

An architecture-loving pair will make it official 86 stories up.

February 06 2019 3:49 PM

An appeals court will hear arguments Thursday on who's liable for the large bill run up by same-sex couples who sued when she refused to issue marriage licenses to them.

January 30 2019 4:53 PM

The presidential candidate nearly lost the race for California attorney general in 2010. Her narrow victory enabled marriage equality to advance.

January 29 2019 5:33 AM
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