Same-sex marriage in the United States
In the United States, same-sex marriage is recognized by the federal government and has been legalized in 36 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and 22 Native American tribal jurisdictions. More th...
Same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
Supreme Court agrees to take on same-sex marriage issue
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday it will tackle the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, or whether states are allowed to ban gay marriage.
Same-sex marriage legislation in the United States
In response to court action in a number of states, the United States federal government and a number of state legislatures passed or attempted to pass legislation either prohibiting or allowing same-s...
Same-sex marriage law in the United States by state
This article summarizes the laws of U.S. states and other jurisdictions regarding same-sex marriage. Currently same sex couples in 38 states and the District of Columbia may obtain marriage licenses....
Same-sex marriage law in the United States by state - Wikipedia
List of supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States
Supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States are people (most notably, current and former political officeholders), organizations (political and otherwise), and religious denominations, who su...
List of supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
Opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States
Opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States include organizations and individuals who seek to prevent or reverse the legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Opponents of same-sex marriage laws...
Marriage privatization
Marriage privatization is the concept that the state should have no authority to define the terms of personal relationships such as marriage. Proponents of marriage privatization, including certain mi...
Same-sex marriage in the United States by state
This article summarizes the laws of U.S. states and other jurisdictions regarding same-sex marriage. Currently same sex couples in 38 states and the District of Columbia may obtain marriage licenses....
Same-sex marriage in the United States by state - Wikipedia
Defense of Marriage Act
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. 104–199, 110 Stat. 2419, enacted September 21, 1996, 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § 1738C) is a United States federal law th...
U.S. state constitutional amendments banning same-sex unions
Many U.S. states had amendments to their state constitutions which prevented the recognition of some or all types of same-sex unions nearly all of these have since been ruled unconstitutional with rul...
U.S. state constitutional amendments banning same-sex unions - Wikipedia
Brian S. Brown
Brian S. Brown (born c. 1974) is an American co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), and has served as its President since 2010, having previously served as Executive Director. The...
Brian S. Brown - Wikipedia
State Marriage Defense Act
The State Marriage Defense Act is a 2015 proposed legislative change, advocated by conservative and Christian Right organizations after United States v. Windsor, including the National Organization fo...
Kansas House Bill 2453
Kansas House Bill 2453, also known as the Religious Freedom Act, is a piece of legislation proposed in the state of Kansas that would allow people to refuse to provide services in any way related to a...
Massachusetts v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. United States Department of Health and Human Services 682 F.3d 1 is a United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit decision that affirmed the judgment of the D...
Same-sex marriage in Maine
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in Maine since December 29, 2012. The bill for legalization was approved by voters, 53-47 percent, on November 6, 2012, as Maine, Maryland and Washington ...
Same-sex marriage in Maine - Wikipedia
Gill v. Office of Personnel Management
Gill et al. v. Office of Personnel Management, 682 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2012) is a United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit decision that affirmed the judgment of the District Court for the Di...
Democrats: Say I Do
Democrats: Say I Do is a political campaign by American LGBT rights pressure group Freedom to Marry to persuade the Democratic Party to formally adopt same-sex marriage (also known as "marriage equali...
Arizona Proposition 107 (2006)
Arizona Proposition 107 was a proposed same-sex marriage ban, put before voters by ballot initiative in the 2006 General Election. If passed, it would have prohibited the state of Arizona from recogni...
Arizona Proposition 107 (2006) - Wikipedia
Littleton v. Prange
Littleton v. Prange, 9 S.W.3d 223 (1999), is a 1999 lawsuit that voided the marriage between a man and a transsexual woman, Christie Lee Littleton. The Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas ruled that, for...
LGBT rights in Michigan
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the U.S. state of Michigan face legal challenges non-LGBT residents do not. Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Michigan. Same-sex couples an...
LGBT rights in Michigan - Wikipedia
List of opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States
Opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States include organizations and individuals who seek to prevent or reverse the legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Opponents of same-sex marriage laws...
List of opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
VoteOnMarriage.org
VoteOnMarriage.org was a U.S. political organization in the state of Massachusetts dedicated to the passage of a constitutional amendment to the Massachusetts Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. It...
California Proposition 22 (2000)
Proposition 22 was a law enacted by California voters in March 2000 to restrict marriage to opposite-sex couples. In May 2008, it was struck down by the California Supreme Court as contrary to the st...