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.

DeGeneres honored military spouse Brian Alvarado, along with his husband, Matthew. 

April 10 2018 3:47 PM

The pop star has now performed three weddings for same-sex couples.

April 09 2018 5:18 PM

LGBT activists Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami honor another pioneering gay couple.

April 09 2018 6:32 AM

The iconic singer-songwriter performs “He’s Funny That Way” on the new compilation Universal Love.

April 05 2018 5:03 PM

Carlos Alvarado Quesada decisively defeated a conservative Protestant singer in Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election on Sunday, partly by advocating for same-sex marriage. 

April 02 2018 2:15 PM

The tennis champion who recently said that there would be "no Easter" if marriage equality passed in her country, accused the government of wanting to "stifle" and "silence" Christians. 

April 01 2018 5:07 PM

Stephen Reinhardt wrote the rulings that struck down California's Prop. 8 as well as other marriage bans.

March 30 2018 6:53 PM