Same-sex marriage in the United States expanded from one state in 2004 to all fifty states in 2015 through various state court rulings, state legislation, direct popular votes, and federal court rulings. Same-sex marriage is also referred to as gay marriage, while the political.
This article summarizes the same-sex marriage laws of states and similar jurisdictions in the United States. Via the case Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, 2015.
Thirty-seven states had legalized same-sex marriage prior to the Supreme Court these 37 states and the District of Columbia had legalized gay marriage.
The first lawsuits involving same-sex marriage started in the 1970s, bringing the question of civil marriage rights for same-sex couples to public.
(CNN) Here's a look at same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide. According to Pew Research Center, support for same-sex.