May 19, 2018 · News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships. Commentary and archival information about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships from The New York Times.
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v. Hodges, in which it was held that the right of same-sex
Same-sex marriage laws differ from state to state. Read about the history of same-sex marriage and which states currently allow it.
Lesbian, gay, & bisexual topics All about gay marriages: (a.k.a. same-sex marriages & SSM), civil unions, & domestic partnerships).
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals of the Same Sex Who Are Married Under State Law
This is a history of same-sex unions in cultures around the world. Various types of same-sex unions have existed, ranging from informal, unsanctioned, and temporary relationships to highly ritualized unions that have included marriage. State-recognized same-sex unions have recently become more widely accepted, with various countries recognizing same-sex marriages …
Statement from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on July 1, 2013: “After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same-sex legally …
Today, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act’s key section, which prohibited federal recognition of same-sex marriages and denied same-sex couples who were married under state law a panoply of federal benefits — from favorable tax treatment to the ability to be buried together in veterans’ cemeteries — that are available to opposite-sex …
Same-sex marriage; All sides to the issue. Lesbian, gay, & bisexual topics Gay Marriages, worldwide: Past and current activities concerning gay
May 28, 2013 · Read CNN’s Fast Facts on same-sex marriage and learn more about gay marriage legislation around the world.