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State Maps of Laws & Policies

View the laws and policies that affect the LGBTQ community and see where the states stand on important issues.


Marriage Equality & Other Relationship Recognition

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  • Issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
  • Same-sex couples legally married prior to a court stay
  • Historical Category: Provided comprehensive civil unions or domestic partnerships prior to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples
  • Historical Category: Provided limited statewide spousal rights prior to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Updated April 25, 2017
  • Issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
  • Same-sex couples legally married prior to a court stay
  • Historical Category: Provided comprehensive civil unions or domestic partnerships prior to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples
  • Historical Category: Provided limited statewide spousal rights prior to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Updated April 25, 2017