Join us Thursday for two special coronavirus tele-town hall meetings. Find out more. People celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, after its historic decision on gay marriage. Same-sex married couples have historically been denied many benefits and rights enjoyed by opposite-sex married couples. The U.
Gay Marriage States: History of Same Sex Marriage in US
Same-sex marriage, barely on the political radar a decade ago, is a reality in America. How will it affect the well-being of children? Some observers worry that legalizing same-sex marriage would send the message that same-sex parenting and opposite-sex parenting are interchangeable, when in fact they may lead to different outcomes for children. To evaluate that concern, William Meezan and Jonathan Rauch review the growing body of research on how same-sex parenting affects children. After considering the methodological problems inherent in studying small, hard-to-locate populations--problems that have bedeviled this literature-the authors find that the children who have been studied are doing about as well as children normally do.
Gay Marriage by State 2021
Bill Chappell. Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D. S Supreme Court handed down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage.
While many of us recall the human rights victory of June 26, , when the U. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, it's also important to remember the long road to marriage equality in the United States—and worldwide. As we looked back at iconic moments in history, to stunning celebrity real weddings and beyond, the editors at BAZAAR Bride also contended with how little imagery of same-sex weddings existed prior to the mid-'90s. With that in mind, we're taking a look back and forward on the history of same-sex weddings—in photos—and toasting all the victories before and after that joyous day in , in honor of Pride Month, the anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage, and in celebration of love and equality.