Sexuality: Marriage Equality

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, and on June 26, 2015, the Court made marriage equality the law of the land…
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Sexuality: Marriage Equality Charts

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Just a few of the federal benefits legally married same-sex couples have access to
Remember when County Clerk Kim Davis refused to comply with a U.S. federal court order?
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When countries legalized same-sex marriage
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Support for Gay Marriage Continues to Gain
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Countries that recognize same-sex marriage
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State Same-Sex Marriage Laws: Provisions Allowing Same-Sex Marriage  [follow this link to find a short video and analysis that explores North Carolina's marriage amendment and intersectionality theory: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/08/framing-north-carolinas-marriage-amendment-part-ii.html]  Source: National Council of State Legislatures Marriage, Marriage Law, Marriage Equality, Intersectionality, Council, Law, Analysis, Safe For Work
State Same-Sex Marriage Laws: Provisions Allowing Same-Sex Marriage [follow this link to find a short video and analysis that explores North Carolina's marriage amendment and intersectionality theory: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/08/framing-north-carolinas-marriage-amendment-part-ii.html] Source: National Council of State Legislatures
Support Law Banning Gay Marriage, 2011 - People who reported that they believe homosexuality is a choice are much more likely to strongly disagree with a law that attempts to ban "gay marriage."  Source: Baylor Religion Survey (https://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/153501.pdf) People, Choices, Supportive, Homosexual, Gay, Religion
Support Law Banning Gay Marriage, 2011 - People who reported that they believe homosexuality is a choice are much more likely to strongly disagree with a law that attempts to ban "gay marriage." Source: Baylor Religion Survey (https://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/153501.pdf)
Same-Sex Marriage in Europe  1) Gay marriage legal now or in near future; 2) Some form of same-sex unions/ civil partnerships legal; 3) No legal same-sex unions of any kind  Source: Pew Research Center Eastern European, Germany And Italy, Eastern, European, Europe, Western Europe, Finland, Historia
Same-Sex Marriage in Europe 1) Gay marriage legal now or in near future; 2) Some form of same-sex unions/ civil partnerships legal; 3) No legal same-sex unions of any kind Source: Pew Research Center
a map that shows the percentage of people in each state, and where they are
Winning the Freedom to Marry: Progress in the States Gay Couples in 35 States May Now Choose to Legally Marry Source: www.freedomtomarry.org
a map with states labeled in pink and white
Where Is Same-Sex Marriage Allowed, Banned, and Pending? April 2015 Source: Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/high-stakes-as-supreme-court-considers-same-sex-marriage-case/2015/04/27/a3346874-e467-11e4-905f-cc896d379a32_story.html)
the graph shows that there are two different types of poverty
The Increasing Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage in the United States: 1970-2010
line graph showing percentage of gay marriage among black males
Little Support for Gay Marriage among Black Protestants, White Evangelicals, 2015 % who favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally Source: Pew Research Center
Same-Sex Marriage - In 2004, the MA Supreme Court ruled that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional...Gay marriage proponents were buoyed in 2013, when the SCOTUS ruled that the fed gov't must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where it is legal. Since 2013, same-sex marriage became legal in 28 more states, many after state & federal court decisions lifted bans. SCOTUS's ruling on whether the US Constitution gives gay couples the right to marry is expected by 6/2015
Same-Sex Marriage - In 2004, the MA Supreme Court ruled that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional...Gay marriage proponents were buoyed in 2013, when the SCOTUS ruled that the fed gov't must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where it is legal. Since 2013, same-sex marriage became legal in 28 more states, many after state & federal court decisions lifted bans. SCOTUS's ruling on whether the US Constitution gives gay couples the right to marry is expected by 6/2015
the map shows mexico's quickly expanding marriage equality map, which includes states where marriage is available to all couples
Mexicos Quickly Expanding Marriage Equality Map Source: BuzzFeed