Justices divided over same-sex marriage. The church also voted, by an overwhelming majority, to change the language about marriage in the church constitution to "two persons" from a "man and a woman," according to More Light Presbyteriansa group that supports gay rights.
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Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage on June The Act also extended this criminalizing such acts to both homosexuals and heterosexuals. Plaintiffs Laurie Wood, left, and Kody Partridge, center, walk with attorney Peggy Tomsic on Wednesday, December 4, after a judge heard arguments challenging Utah's same-sex marriage ban.
Even politicians who oppose measures to protect the rights of minorities, women or gays and lesbians now frame their opposition as a defense of equality against "special privileges.
Voters there approved same-sex marriage in Novemberdefeating a challenge by opponents. As the deadline approached, three bills were introduced for voting on on Friday, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. September 6, - The California Legislature passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. May 17, - Massachusetts legalizes same-sex marriage, the first state in the United States to do so.
On March 1, , Maryland Gov. The couple, who lived in Ohio, had to travel to Maryland aboard a medical jet to get married when Arthur became gravely ill. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Idaho.