Same-Sex Marriage Around the U.S.

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  • Connecticut, same-sex marriage
  • Washington, D.C., same-sex marriage
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont, same-sex marriage
  • Massachusetts, same-sex marriage
  • same-sex marriage
  • Utah
  • New Mexico
  • Illinois
  • Hawaii
  • New Jersey
  • Minnesota
  • same-sex marriage, Delaware
  • same sex-marriage
  • Maine, same-sex marriage
  • Maryland, same-sex marriage
  • Washington, same-sex marriage
  • New York, same-sex marrige
  • Iowa, same-sex marriage

Vermont

After a first attempt was vetoed by Gov. Jim Douglas in 2009, the Vermont lawmakers achieved two-thirds majority support in the Senate and House to override Douglas' veto on April 7, 2009.  Same-sex couples were formally allowed to wed beginning September 1, 2009. (Photo: Jordan Silverman/Getty Images)