Retrieved July 25, Same-sex couples get their marriage licenses at the Oakland County Courthouse in Pontiac, Michigan, on March 22,a day after a federal judge overturned Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. Despite the prevalence of same-sex households and campaigns to protect human rights, gay persons find the very nature of their being constantly debated within our legislative bodies, the courts, and the mainstream media. The lead researcher of the study observed that "laws that have the greatest impact on gay adults may make gay kids feel more hopeful for the future". Marital status and mortality:
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Legalising gay marriage may improve health and reduce healthcare costs
Accessed February 14, United States Census Bureau. Same-sex unions in the United States. Same-sex marriage legislation in the United States. On October 21st, gay and lesbian couple are legally allowed to marry. Pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, anthropologists, and social workers have long recognized that one's social environment plays a significant role in determining one's psychological health. October 17, - Judge John Sedwick rules that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and refuses to stay his ruling.
In Octoberthe Supreme Court lifts the stay. Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Connecticut on November 12, Please leave this field empty. He opposed a federal constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage on June 26, Published October 26, United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory.