Fast Facts: Same-Sex Marriage | | 5/31/12

Same-Sex Marriage Rally

Same-Sex Marriage Rally (Photo credit: City of West Hollywood)

CNN has compiled an informative timeline from 1996 to present day about Same-Sex Marriage milestones .

Here are the article highlights:

  • Same-sex marriage is legal in six states and the District of Columbia
  • Many cities, counties offer registries to same-sex couples, unmarried heterosexual couples
  • Several states have granted limited marriage benefits to gays but call them domestic partnerships

For timeline and full article see: Fast facts: Same-sex marriage –

See also, Appeals court: Denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional by staff and news services A federal appeals court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that denies a host of federal benefits to same-sex married couples, is unconstitutional.

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