Feldman upholds Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages, breaking a streak of 21 consecutive federal court decisions overturning the bans since June of A former Miss America pageant winner has married her same-sex partner in a Southern-style ceremony in her native Alabama. Pad Squad Carrie". But that didn't happen. July 11, - A federal appeals court rules that about 1, same-sex marriages performed earlier this year must be recognized by Utah. Retrieved May 5,
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I have no doubt she will continue to be a role model to so many, especially to young women who can look to her and see that regardless of who they love, they can be beautiful, intelligent, and confident in their own skin. May 8, - North Carolina voters pass a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, putting a ban that already existed in state law into the state's charter. I was being dared—in front of the entire world—to give a candid answer to a serious question. So the old traditions are turning out to be important for a new set of reasons.
July 14, - The US Senate blocks a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage from moving forward in Congress.