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 first transgender woman to be issued a marriage certificate in Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath, has now been accepted by her husband's family. 

October 13 2017 7:04 PM

The Kentucky clerk is busy spreading her homophobia in Eastern Europe — on the dime of the anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel.

October 11 2017 3:37 PM

As the debate over same-sex couples' right to marry in heats up Down Under, one man raises his voice.

October 09 2017 3:40 PM

Macklemore and Mary Lambert performed despite a right-wing effort that tried to shut it down. 

October 01 2017 7:03 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel allowed a vote earlier this year. Same-sex marriage won, despite Merkel voting against.

October 01 2017 12:50 PM

The "She Keeps Me Warm" singer spoke out about a petition to ban the song from Australia's rugby finals. 

September 28 2017 7:57 PM

The women were dragged offstage while protesting a Christian group drumming up "no" votes on same-sex marriage. 

September 26 2017 3:57 PM