Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of
the same sex, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.
In the United States of America, same-sex marriage has been legal nationwide
since June 26, 2015, when the United States Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell
News about Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships,
including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
As of June 26, 2015: To date: 23 countries have legalized same-sex marriage:
Argentina (2010), Belgium (2003), Brazil (2013), Canada (nationwide 2005), ...
Background, arguments, quotes and video on the issue, provided by a non-
"Maryland becomes the first state to pass a statute banning marriage between
same-sex couples when it includes in its Family Law Code a line reading, 'Only a
Jul 1, 2016 ... Hodges, resulted in same-sex marriage becoming legal in all fifty states on June
26, 2015, almost exactly one year ago. Jana Riess and Jim ...
Jun 27, 2015 ... In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex
couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil right and ...
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State and federal law concerning same-sex marriage, or gay marriage, has a
relatively brief history, beginning with the first lawsuit seeking legal recognition of
Review of same sex marriage laws by state outlines current legislation and
updates the status of legal actions impacting the institution of marriage.