Same-sex marriage laws differ from state to state. Read about the history of same-sex marriage and which states currently allow it.
Nov. 21, 1976 – Non-Church Sanctioned Gay Wedding Makes News “Back on Nov. 21, 1976, in Northwest Washington, [Wayne] Schwandt and [John] Fortunato walked down the
May 24, 2017 · A supporter of LGBT and human rights holds a rainbow flag with Taiwan map during a rally supporting a proposal to allow same-sex marriage in Taipei, Taiwan
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.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) officially recognized gay marriage this week.
Map: Which States Allow Gay Marriage? More states ban same-sex marriage than allow it. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. — By the Mother Jones news staff May
In June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide. This
Jun 27, 2015 · Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson become the first same-sex couple to file their marriage license in Montgomery, Alabama, on February 9, 2015.
May 22, 2015 · Countries That Allow Gay Marriage. Germany (2017) On June 30, 2017, Germany became the 15th European country to enact legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed.
Marriages performed in some municipalities and recognized by the state; For some purposes, from all jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal