Taiwan was the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. February 23, - The Maryland Senate passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and Governor Martin O'Malley promises to sign it into law. October 7, - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Colorado and Indiana. On February 8,the House approves the measure by a vote of Oral arguments in the appeal are held in Marchwith a ruling expected by late June.
The two wed in after Massachusetts approved same-sex marriage. January 23, - A federal court judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry in Alabama for same-sex couples but stays the ruling.
The order is effective immediately. Hide Caption. Jamous Lizotte, right, and Steven Jones pose for photos while waiting for a marriage license in Portland, Maine, on December 29, Its constitution is adopted, and it is decided to establish the new organisation under Belgian law with its headquarters in Brussels.
March 14, - A federal preliminary injunction is ordered against Tennessee's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages from other states. July 11, - A federal appeals court rules that about 1, same-sex marriages performed earlier this year must be recognized by Utah.
June 25, - An appeals court strikes down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage.
Inthe Louisiana State Supreme Court reinstates the constitutional amendment. Numerous issues addressed, including child custody, lesbian mothers, female sexuality, lesbians and the media, and the working of ILIS, which would have autonomy in decision-making concerning lesbian issues, but would have an important link with the IGA in matters concerning both sexes.
Feldman upholds Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages, breaking a streak of 21 consecutive federal court decisions overturning the bans since June Avery Chumbley celebrate with a copy of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser after Abercrombie signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
He is beaten by the police. October 10, - The Connecticut Supreme Court in Hartford rules that the state must allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Jones strikes down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage. Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U. May 20, - District Judge John E. June 25, - An appeals court strikes down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage.
Voters in Minnesota reject a ban on the issue.