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 White House communicatons director deleted tweets that would be a "distraction."

July 23 2017 2:57 PM

The mood was joyful, but those at the Christopher Street Day parade also warned of more work to be done.

July 22 2017 5:23 PM

A federal judge today ordered the state to cover the fees for lawyers representing the couples who sued Davis when she shut down marriage license operations.

July 21 2017 9:32 PM

Germany struggled for years to enact marriage equality, and Australia is similarily dragging its feet. 

July 18 2017 5:04 AM

Barronelle Stutzman says state court rulings that she violated antidiscrimination law fail to recognize her freedom of speech and religion.

July 16 2017 4:25 PM

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Richard Neal have proposed letting married same-sex couples file amended returns back to the year of their marriage.

July 13 2017 4:30 PM

Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K. that has yet to legalize same-sex marriage.  

July 05 2017 7:05 PM