Obergefell v. Hodges: Map of gay marriage after the Supreme Court decision.
Here’s a Map of the States Where Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal
The law, lawyers, and the court.
June 26 2015 10:58 AM

The Gay Marriage Map

Each state’s legal status on gay marriage.

Update, June 26, 2015: The map below has been updated to reflect the Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage bans violate the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.

Where Is Gay Marriage Legal in the U.S.?

The current status of gay marriage across the U.S. Click any state for details.

Ban struck down, appeal pending
Banned, currently challenged in court

Update, Oct. 6, 2014: The map above has been updated to reflect the Supreme Court's decision to decline to review seven gay marriage decisions in five states. As Mark Joseph Stern points out, gay marriages may start in six other states soon because of the Supreme Court's decision.

Update, June 25, 2014: The map above has been updated to reflect a decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down a 2004 gay marriage ban in Utah.



Original Post, May 25, 2014: After a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban this week, the state became the 25th where gay marriage is currently legal—kinda. In seven of those states, courts have struck down gay marriage bans but gays can’t marry yet because appeals on those decisions are pending. In the other half of the country, gay marriage bans remain in effect, but most face court challenges. What’s your state’s marital status? The map above, developed and updated by Mother Jones, charts the ongoing battle for gay rights. Click on a state for more information about it.

This map originally appeared at Mother Jones and is republished here with permission.

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