The us supreme court struck down bans on same-sex marriage in a historic 5-4 ruling the justices ruled that states cannot deny gay men and lesbians the same marriage rights enjoyed for. Cultural anthropology/marriage, reproduction and kinship same-sex marriage has been legal in all 50 states and american territories except american samoa and. Homosexual activists argue that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue similar to the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s society by legalizing.
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The court's action rewarded years of legal work by same-sex marriage advocates and marked the culmination of an unprecedented upheaval in public opinion and the nation's jurisprudence. By contrast, no advocates of justice in human history, prior to the modern sexual revolution in the west, ever thought of same-sex marriage, whatever their views on society's treatment of homosexual persons. Hodges, holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in all states and have their marriage recognized by other states this decision made it possible for more same-sex couples and their families to benefit from our programs. We brought our first lgbt rights case in 1936 and founded the lgbt project in 1986 help fill out our confidential online formfor non-lgbt issues, please contact. The social imagination of homosexuality and the rise of same-sex marriage in the united states in american society, controversial in recent years is the issue.
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