Last updated on: 11/14/2014 | Author: ProCon.org

Gay Marriage Timeline, 1970-2014

Gay Marriage Timeline, 1970-2014 – In 1973, Maryland became the first state to ban same-sex marriage. On Nov. 12, 2014, Kansas became the latest state to have its ban declared unconstitutional. The number of states with legal gay marriage has increased from zero in 2000 to five in 2010 to 33 as of today. Read about the history of gay marriage in our illustrated timeline.