Same-Sex Marriage Around the U.S.

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  • 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
  • Connecticut, same-sex marriage
  • Washington, D.C., same-sex marriage
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont, same-sex marriage
  • Massachusetts, same-sex marriage
  • same-sex marriage
  • Same-Sex Marriage, Wisconsin
  • Oregon
  • Arkansas
  • Utah
  • New Mexico
  • Illinois
  • Hawaii

Delaware

On May 7, Delaware became the 11th state to legalize gay marriage. The statue went into affect on July 1 with U.S. State Senator Karen Peterson and her partner being the first gay couple to convert their existing civil union into a a marriage in Delaware.
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