Dalila Ali Rajah
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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 new family code extends greater protection to women, children, and the elderly, as well as allowing LGBTQ+ couples to marry and adopt children.

September 26 2022 2:02 PM

Democrats had originally been eyeing a Senate vote before this fall's midterms.

September 15 2022 3:13 PM

The findings come from the Human Rights Campaign as the Respect for Marriage Act awaits debate in the U.S. Senate.

September 15 2022 2:07 PM

(CNN) At least 10 Republicans would have to vote with all Democrats to overcome a filibuster and pass the legislation.

September 11 2022 11:35 AM

The Wisconsin Republican senator said in July that he saw no reason to object to the Respect for Marriage Act, but he recently clarified that he isn't going to support the measure.

September 09 2022 6:30 PM

"Unless everyone's right to marriage is protected through bipartisan legislation, no marriage is safe."

September 06 2022 11:33 AM

He lambasted Thomas at the VMAs for his wish to take away marriage equality — and also promoted his new film Bros, a gay romantic comedy.

August 30 2022 10:15 AM