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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Adam Polaski on February 25, 2015

Alabama probate judge refuses to finalize adoption for marriage case plaintiffs

Freedom to Marry is working with our partners at Equality Alabama, the Campaign for Southern Equality, and legal partners to continue pushing for the freedom to marry in Alabama until all same-sex couples, in every county, can say "I do" in Alabama.

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February 24, 2015

Hoping To Make Their Family Complete in TN

When Kendra met Dacia in 2003, it was to audition for the band Dacia was starting with two other women.

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February 24, 2015

Finding Love By The Ocean

A giant heart with “Malene, will you marry me?” was written in the sand at the place where their love began three years ago.

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February 20, 2015 Every Day A Holiday In FL

February 19, 2015 Nebraska couples await a ruling on the freedom to marry in their home state

February 19, 2015 First Same-Sex Couple In Texas Gets Married

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State by State

Use the map below to locate your state, and find up-to-date information about the fight for the freedom to marry. You will find what each state's status is, what's happening in the news, and the history of marriage in the state.

In 37 states - AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY - plus Washington, D.C. - same-sex couples have the freedom to marry once and for all. Additionally, same-sex couples can marry in some Missouri counties (based on a pro-marriage ruling now on appeal). Also in MO, the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states are respected.

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in several marriage legal cases. A favorable outcome could bring the freedom to marry to same-sex couples nationwide. This spring, Freedom to Marry will continue our work to demonstrate that all of America is ready for the freedom to marry. Learn about marriage at the Supreme Court here.

For a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the United States, visit our "Where State Laws Stand" page.

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