All Publications from this Topic. May 15, - The California Supreme Court rules that the state's ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. It was signed into law and published in the Government Gazette on 1 August Status of same-sex marriage and Same-sex union legislation. LGBT rights opposition. August 20, - The Supreme Court grants a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
Each of the four conservative justices wrote their own dissent.
In the United States, transgender and intersex marriages typically run into similar complications. Her efforts failed due to lack of support from the delegates. A registered partnership was the same as a civil marriage, but was not seen as marriage in the eyes of the church. In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage.
Oral arguments in the appeal are held in Marchwith a ruling expected by late June.