Marriage Center

Learn about the fight for marriage equality in your state. Select a map using the drop-down menu.*

Marriage Recognition

Marriage-related ballot measure

Authorizes same-sex marriage

Prohibits same-sex marriage

Does not authorize or prohibit same-sex marriage

Relationship Recognition

Authorizes same-sex marriage

Recognizes rights for same-sex couples

Recognizes limited rights for same-sex couples

No relationship recognition

Marriage Prohibitions

Marriage-related ballot measure

State laws prohibiting same-sex marriage

Constitutional amendments prohibiting same-sex marriage

No same-sex marriage prohibitions

Interstate Recognition

Marriage, civil unions or domestic partnerships

Marriage only

Civil unions or domestic partnerships

No interstate relationship recognition

Divorce only

Millions for Marriage

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Mississippi Marriage

A federal judge has struck down Mississippi’s amendment banning marriage equality.

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Americans Speak Out

Americans for Marriage Equality draws from a cadre of athletes, celebrities, and political and civic leaders speaking out in favor of nationwide marriage equality.

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Marriage in the Courts

Supreme court

There are over 70 marriage equality cases working their way through the judicial system across the country.

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See Where Legislators Stand

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-North Carolina, supports marriage for committed gay and lesbian couples. Where do your legislators stand? Use the menu below to find out or view Hagan’s profile.

*Marriage and relationship recognition laws are complex and vary greatly from state to state.
For more complete information, please visit HRC's Maps of State Laws & Policies page.