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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Lily Hiott-Millis on February 27, 2015

Q&A: Texas author aims to open ‘The Door of the Heart’ with debut novel

Diana Finfrock Farrar, a native Texan, knows first-hand the importance of the freedom to marry.

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by Lily Hiott-Millis on February 27, 2015

Opening Briefs: Plaintiffs explain why marriage matters to the Supreme Court

Today, plaintiffs in the four cases before the United States Supreme Court will submit their briefs to the Court explaining why the freedom to marry matters.

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February 27, 2015

Hearts Full of Acceptance in FL

For the first time in Barbara Acosta-Meshna's life, she felt comfortable enough to walk into her boss’ office and say that her partner and significant other was a woman.

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February 25, 2015 Alabama probate judge refuses to finalize adoption for marriage case plaintiffs

February 24, 2015 Hoping To Make Their Family Complete in TN

February 24, 2015 Finding Love By The Ocean

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State by State

Use the map below to locate your state, and find up-to-date information about the fight for the freedom to marry. You will find what each state's status is, what's happening in the news, and the history of marriage in the state.

In 37 states - AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY - plus Washington, D.C. - same-sex couples have the freedom to marry once and for all. Additionally, same-sex couples can marry in some Missouri counties (based on a pro-marriage ruling now on appeal). Also in MO, the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states are respected.

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in several marriage legal cases. A favorable outcome could bring the freedom to marry to same-sex couples nationwide. This spring, Freedom to Marry will continue our work to demonstrate that all of America is ready for the freedom to marry. Learn about marriage at the Supreme Court here.

For a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the United States, visit our "Where State Laws Stand" page.

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