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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.

Michael Lombardo, along with his husband and children, met Biden at a Hollywood event in 2012.

January 21 2021 4:53 PM

The ban may be unenforceable now, but things could change, so Rep. Michele Rayner wants to get it off the state's books.

January 04 2021 9:24 PM

Switzerland joins most of its neighbors in legalizing same-sex marriage while simplifying ID changes for trans and intersex residents.

December 18 2020 3:36 PM

Same-sex marriage "goes against the values and principles of the Republican Party," read the statement slamming Rep. Denver Riggleman.

December 17 2020 2:13 PM

The majority of Nevadans voted to redefine marriage as "between couples, regardless of gender."

November 04 2020 6:06 PM

LGBTQ+ people would face something Barrett herself cautioned against: “a shallow and unfulfilling life,” says the marriage equality plaintiff.

October 21 2020 4:56 AM

While conservative Supreme Court justices see a conflict between equal rights and religious liberty, a new Williams Institute study shows faith is important to LGBTQ+ Americans.

October 20 2020 2:57 PM