When did each state legalize gay marriage?
|State or territory||Population||Date of Enactment/Ruling|
|Colorado||5,355,866||July 23, 2014|
|Connecticut||3,596,677||October 10, 2008|
|Delaware||935,614||May 7, 2013|
|District of Columbia||658,893||December 18, 2009|
When was the first gay marriage legalized in all 50 states? Hodges decision. June 26, 2015 marks a major milestone for civil rights in the United States, as the Supreme Court announces its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.
How many US states is gay marriage legal? Gay Marriage Is Legal in All 50 States
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-to-4 that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry under the 14th Amendment and that states cannot ban same-sex marriage.
When did the first gay couple get married? On this day in 2004, Marcia Kadish, 56, and Tanya McCloskey, 52, of Malden, Massachusetts, were married at Cambridge City Hall — becoming the first legally married same-sex partners in the United States.