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.

With same-sex marriage still illegal in China, nine LGBT couples were wed on a cruise ship, accompanied by 800 supportive friends and family members.

June 19 2017 7:57 PM

The trio have become the country’s first “polyamorous family” to be legally recognized.

June 15 2017 6:56 PM

LGBT activists — fighting for marriage equality in the one region of the U.K. without it — gathered at Belfast City Hall to announce plans for a mass demonstration through the city on July 1.
 

June 13 2017 8:46 PM

It's the first major denomination in the U.K. to offer church marriages to same-sex couples.

June 11 2017 4:14 AM

Arkansas is the latest Southern state to declare war against same-sex marriage and parenting.

June 05 2017 5:44 AM

A photo of Biden officiating is a reminder of the days when a vice president was an advocate for equality.

May 29 2017 1:26 PM
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