And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. Since the beginning ofseveral anti-gay marriage protests with occasionally volatile crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands have taken place in Paris and elsewhere. May 26, - The California Supreme Court upholds the passage of Proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage. Most of these are in Europe and South America. The increased visibility and activism of LGBT individuals in the s helped the movement make progress on multiple fronts. Inthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report about five previously healthy homosexual men becoming infected with a rare type of pneumonia. February 20, - Sandoval County, New Mexico issues 26 same-sex marriage licenses, but they are nullified by the state attorney general the same day.
July 11, - A federal appeals court rules that about 1, same-sex marriages performed earlier this year must be recognized by Utah.
When the couple appealed again, the U. September 27, - A New Jersey state judge rules that same-sex couples must be permitted to marry in New Jersey starting October Ina German psychiatrist electrified the audience at a conference on hypnosis with a bold claim:
May 14, - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signs a bill giving same-sex couples the right to marry.