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.

Despite the Governor's veto, North Carolina lawmakers continue to advance a bill that would let judges and clerks refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

June 08 2015 1:16 PM

A member of the British parliament kept his sexuality and his relationship with another man secret for 29 years.

June 08 2015 8:32 AM

The possible GOP 2016 presidential candidate has a back-up plan ready in case the Supreme Court extends the freedom to marry nationwide this month.

June 07 2015 3:09 PM

Sure, Gov. Pete Ricketts 'disagrees' with his sister's advocacy for LGBT equality. But that isn’t stopping him from attending her wedding today in Chicago.

June 06 2015 4:17 PM

Eight Senate Republicans supported the effort, but the amendment fell short of receiving the 60 votes needed to pass.

June 05 2015 2:15 PM

A sweet endorsement for a bakery in Northern Ireland, which lost its latest court battle over its refusal to make a cake with a marriage equality message.

June 05 2015 12:17 PM
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