Same-sex marriage in the United States expanded from one state in to all fifty states in through various state court rulings, state legislation, direct popular votes, and federal court rulings. Same-sex marriage is also referred to as gay marriage , while the political status in which the marriages of same-sex couples and the marriages of opposite-sex couples are recognized as equal by the law is referred to as marriage equality. The fifty states each have separate marriage laws , which must adhere to rulings by the Supreme Court of the United States that recognize marriage as a fundamental right that is guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution , as first established in the landmark civil rights case of Loving v. Civil rights campaigning in support of marriage without distinction as to sex or sexual orientation began in the s.
Same-sex marriage in Brazil
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Same-sex marriage also known as gay marriage  is a term for a relationship in which two people of the same sex live together as a family in a governmentally , socially , or religiously recognized marriage. It is sometimes called marriage equality , especially by supporters. Marriage by the civil law is presently available to same-sex couples at any place in some countries. The Netherlands was the first country to allow marriages of two people of the same sex in
Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands
Same-sex marriage also known as gay marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or gender , entered into in a civil or religious ceremony. There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century though there is no legal provision in Roman Law, and it was banned in the Roman Empire in the fourth. In the modern era, same-sex marriage started being legalized at the beginning of the 21st century. Today, it is available in 28 countries.
Marriage is a devolved issue in the different parts of the United Kingdom , and the status of same-sex marriage is different in England and Wales , Scotland and Northern Ireland. Same-sex marriage is recognised and performed in England, Scotland, and Wales, but not in Northern Ireland. Of the Crown dependencies , same-sex marriage has been recognised and performed in the Isle of Man since 22 July and Jersey since 1 July Within the Bailiwick of Guernsey , same-sex marriage has been legal in the jurisdiction of Guernsey since 2 May , and in Alderney since 14 June