Chile becomes the 31st country to legalize marriage equality
Despite being known as a largely conservative country, both houses of parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill that will make LGBTQ marriage legal for all Chileans.
Thai activists continue to fight for marriage equality after court rules against it
LGBTQ marriage is currently not legal in Thailand, despite the fact that the country’s Constitution explicitly states that all citizens are equal no matter their sexual orientation.
State Dept. should allow embassies to advocate for marriage equality, Democrats say
“Where marriage is a significant public issue abroad, we trust you would want your Administration to be standing on the right side of history.”
Switzerland votes overwhelmingly to legalize marriage equality
Amnesty International called the moment a “milestone for equality.”
I got to marry her: Celebrating six years of marriage equality
Like most couples who married in 2020, our wedding was not at all what we planned. But I got to marry her, and it was beautiful.
Fearing the end of marriage equality, one couple rushes to the altar before historic election
Following the appointment of conservative Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Jason Melcher and Johnnie Wonders worried that their right to marry as a gay couple could be revoked. An historic election day that could further impact their fate was just around the corner, so the pair rushed to the altar, planning their special event in just under two days.
Supreme Court justices set stage to end marriage equality
Justices suggest marriage equality will be on the chopping block as the Senate aims to confirm Amy Coney Barrett
Marriage equality is now available in Northern Ireland
Same-sex marriage is now legally recognized in Northern Ireland, beginning today.
Costa Rica’s ‘Si, acepto’ campaign promotes LGBTQ+ acceptance ahead of marriage equality
Personal stories are emphasized in a new campaign underway in Costa Rica to bring about social and cultural acceptance of LGBTQ+ people ahead of marriage equality being legalized in the Central American country in 2020.
Lesbian pioneers in fight for marriage equality now in bitter divorce battle challenging definition of marriage
An Atlanta lesbian couple that made national headlines more than a decade ago to have their same-sex relationship recognized as the same as heterosexual married couples by a private golf club are now in the midst of a messy divorce that includes arguing over what a legal marriage is.
Clarence Thomas says marriage equality ruling should be overturned
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas suggests that the marriage equality ruling, Obergefell v. Hodges, should be overturned.
This is what it’s like getting married 4 years after marriage equality
I was overcome by so much happiness when I stopped to realize what was happening all around me. Love won by a mile that day.