Where State Laws Stand

Updated July 1, 2015

Q: In which states do same-sex couples have the freedom to marry?

A: Same-sex couples are able to marry in all 50 states, following the June 26 ruling from the United States Supreme Court in favor of the freedom to marry nationwide. 

Q: In which states did judges rule in favor of the freedom to marry since the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Windsor?

A: There were more than 65 victories for the freedom to marry between June 2013 and June 2015. In total, 70 marriage rulings were issued between June 2013 and 2015, with judges upholding marriage discrimination only at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (KY, MI, OH, TN), and in Puerto Rico, Louisiana, Tennessee and Florida. For a full breakdown of the legal wins, click here.  

To learn more about each state's laws, visit our state pages. For more on how marriage is moving forward in the remaining states that deny marriage to same-sex couples, click here.