Faith Positions on Marriage Equality

A growing number of organized religious groups in the United States have issued statements officially welcoming LGBTQ people as members and extending marriage rites to them. If you are looking to have a religious wedding ceremony, below are denominations that have embraced marriage for loving same-sex couples.

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[CL] - Clergy retain the right to refuse to officiate at any wedding.

[R] - Clergy who refuse to officiate marriages of same-sex couples have to pass on a couple seeking to be married to another church or clergy member to perform the ceremony.

Does Not Endorse Marriage for Same-Sex Couples