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 lesbian pioneer was a plaintiff in a landmark case that paved the way for same-sex marriage in the United States.

September 12 2017 4:07 PM

Human Rights Watch's Kyle Knight weighs the human cost of asking a nation to determine whether a marginalized community is worthy of equality.

September 11 2017 6:01 AM

Activists attempted to challenge the legality of a national poll on same-sex marriage.

September 07 2017 8:39 PM

Trump's Justice Department says the baker has a First Amendment right to turn away same-sex couples who want wedding cakes.

September 07 2017 8:16 PM

Filmmaker Shane Bitney Crone honors marriage equality activists Jim Obergefell and Edie Windsor for The Advocate's 50th Anniversary.

September 05 2017 3:05 PM

The fearmongering clip was branded 'dishonest' by the 'yes' campaign for same-sex marriage in a responsive ad.

August 30 2017 8:52 PM

Born on Halloween, actor Massimo Dobrovic was destined to play the king of vampires, but “happily married gay man” may be his favorite role yet.

August 29 2017 1:23 PM