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.

An LGBT demonstration in Melbourne has drawn record-breaking crowds ahead of its mail-in vote for same-sex marriage.

August 26 2017 2:55 PM

Opponents of marriage equality Down Under have begun a bigoted messaging campaign that paints gay people as pedophiles.

7:43 PM

Small moments can lead to enormous change, like when Angela Merkel was politely confronted on LGBT rights.

5:26 AM

A justice says it's not up to him to change the law, but to legislators.

August 17 2017 9:19 PM

After another failed attempt at passing a mandatory popular vote, lawmakers have turned to a voluntary mail-in ballot as a last resort.

August 09 2017 7:01 PM

The country's marriage equality movement continues to be stymied by divided lawmakers.

August 07 2017 6:07 PM
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