August 4, The law went into effect on July 29, Courts of appeals District courts Supreme Court. Fitzpatrick, Ed.
The Conversation. The following year, inmore thanpeople took part in the first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Since the early 20th century, opposite-sex civil unions, available after two years of cohabition, have been granted the same rights as civil marriages.
Retrieved 21 October Albany Trust. Archived from the original on 4 April Les Inrocks.
Constitution limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. Retrieved June 29, Various other states had initiatives on banning LGBT individuals from certain positions or allowing certain anti-discrimination laws.