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Nigeria's president signs law imposing up to 14 years' jail for gay relationships
Gay Marriage - HISTORY
This page has been archived and will no longer be updated. The state Supreme Court gave probate judges five days to respond if they do not feel they have to follow the order. Delaware July 1, , Hawaii Dec. Washington, DC legalized gay marriage on Mar. Arkansas , , Georgia , , Kentucky , , Louisiana , , Michigan , , Mississippi , , Missouri , , North Dakota , , Ohio , , South Dakota , , Tennessee , , Texas , States where gay marriage bans had been overturned, but where appeals were in progress prior to the June 26, Supreme Court ruling.
Efforts to repeal Virginia's gay marriage ban test state's progressive credibility
The legislative session was one of the most unusual in recent memory, given the COVID pandemic. However, despite the shortened sessions in many states, we saw multiple states pass pro-equality laws to protect the LGBTQ community. In these states, advocates focus on raising support for basic LGBTQ equality, such as non-discrimination protections in employment, housing and public accommodations. These states have several basic measures of equality, including non-discrimination protections or anti-bullying laws. Advocates work to ensure the broad implementation of these laws while advancing laws concerning parenting, youth, health and criminal justice to achieve full equality for the LGBTQ community.
Same-sex rights in Canada have come a long way since That year, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a ruling that labelled Everett Klippert a "dangerous sexual offender" and threw him in prison for admitting he was gay and that he had sex with other men. Today, homosexual Canadians enjoy much more freedom and societal acceptance.