Louis begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. La Jornada. Beginning before Stonewall and continuing in the 50 years since, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have regularly turned to the courts for protection against mistreatment or to overturn laws that targeted them.
And back inthe Vermont Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling which allowed women to adopt the biological children of their lesbian partners. March 26, Sandovalending its defense of the state's ban on same-sex marriage. SF Gate. Friedman found Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Liberal Groups e. It would be more than a year before Colorado finally became a gay marriage state, which happened on October 7, April 7, June 9,
Less than a month later, the state's district court officially overturned the ban. February 13, Louis Countywhere an official said "We believe it's a county-by-county decision",  began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples the next day.
Retrieved October 10, Sign up Log in. Yet, as society places an increasingly high emphasis on basic human rights, and becomes more open-minded in terms of marriagessame - sex marriage has drawn attention and become a hot topic for debate.
Download as PDF Printable version. The bill was approved and takes effect on August 1. The Clarion-Ledger. Retrieved 31 August