February 1, - The Washington Senate passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, by a vote of Voters there approved same-sex marriage in Novemberdefeating a challenge by opponents. The Senate vote iswhile the House vote is A stay on same-sex marriages in California remains in place until the issue is exhausted in the courts.
Gay rights organizations swiftly denounced Moore's January 6,order.
October 9, - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Nevada and West Virginia. Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U. But conservative firebrands, including Louisiana Gov. September 3, - Judge Martin L.
August 1, - Laws in Rhode Island and Minnesota to legalize same-sex marriage go into effect at midnight. A man holds a rainbow flag outside the Supreme Court on June December 20, - A federal judge in Utah declares the state ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
University forces professor to change syllabus that threatened to dismiss students who argue against BLM, abortion or same-sex marriage.