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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.

Robert Ingersoll and Curt Freed sued Barronelle Stutzman, who refused to provide flowers for their wedding, and won in state courts; Stutzman has now ended her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

November 19 2021 12:16 AM

The ruling has outraged activists, but the court did say that legislators should take action to guarantee equal rights.

November 18 2021 4:55 PM

President Biden's social spending plan, the Build Back Better Act, could let some married couples file amended returns and potentially receive refunds.

November 17 2021 2:14 PM

Two federal courts ruled to that effect last year, and the Biden administration Monday withdrew the appeals of the decisions filed under the former president.

November 02 2021 2:37 PM

His remarks come as Republicans in Virginia and Texas have voiced opposition to same-sex marriage — six years after marriage equality became law in the U.S.   

October 25 2021 12:09 AM

Rep. James White wrote a letter to the state's attorney general asking for clarification, writing that the U.S. Supreme Court cannot overrule state laws. 

October 23 2021 12:12 AM

“This is a big win for same-sex couples [in Namibia],” said the couple's lawyer.

October 15 2021 1:37 PM