Last Updated: November 5, References. She provides therapy to people who struggle with addictions, mental health, and trauma in community health settings and private practice. This article has been viewed 62, times. Looking back over the course of history, there have been many changes in how marriage is viewed and defined. One of the biggest changes is very recent, with the gradual legalization of same-sex marriage. Even though it is slowly being legalized and accepted, there are many differences of opinions pertaining to same-sex marriage.
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Are you a person who is about to get married? Are you thinking about proposing to someone special in the near future? If so, you are not alone. Many people who identify as gay or lesbian seek out advice before obtaining their marriage certificate. Here at the blog, we were thrilled when news came out in late June of that same sex marriage had become a reality for everyone across the 50 states.
In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the U. Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making gay marriage legal throughout America. The ruling was a culmination of decades of struggles, setbacks and victories along the road to full marriage equality in the United States. In , just one year after the historic Stonewall Riots that galvanized the gay rights movement, law student Richard Baker and librarian James McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minnesota.