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.

A Colorado baker says the Constitution gives him the right to deny service to a same-sex couple getting married.

10:51 AM

The right is outraged over comments by the defense minister that were caught on tape.

June 25 2017 12:31 PM

City Council members voted unanimously to rename a street after the plaintiffs in the Supreme Court case that declared same-sex marriage legal nationwide. 

June 22 2017 5:26 PM

There's also widespread support for marriage equality in PRRI's latest American Values Atlas.

June 21 2017 6:18 AM

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