Entry #532: Same-sex marriage in New York

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RegionNew York
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 24, 2011
End Date(none)
Description Marriage Equality Act was signed into law by Former Governor Cuomo on June 24, 2011, allowing same-sex couples to marry legally in New York for the first time. The New York City Clerk started issuing Marriage Licenses and performing civil marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples on July 24, 2011. The USA also followed later in 2015 with the Marriage Equality Act (2015)
Sourceshttps://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/content/marriage-bureau/same-sex-couples-faq https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/archive/assets/marriageequalitybillmemo.pdf


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edited by qcksws. Fixed description and added new sources

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Start DateJul 24, 2011Jun 24, 2011
DescriptionIn 2011, New York legalized same-sex marriage with the Marriage Equality Act. Marriage Equality Act was signed into law by Former Governor Cuomo on June 24, 2011, allowing same-sex couples to marry legally in New York for the first time.

The New York City Clerk started issuing Marriage Licenses and performing civil marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples on July 24, 2011.

The USA also followed later in 2015 with the Marriage Equality Act (2015)
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In 2011, New York legalized same-sex marriage with the Marriage Equality Act. Marriage Equality Act was signed into law by Former Governor Cuomo on June 24, 2011, allowing same-sex couples to marry legally in New York for the first time. The New York City Clerk started issuing Marriage Licenses and performing civil marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples on July 24, 2011. The USA also followed later in 2015 with the Marriage Equality Act (2015)
Sourceshttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/25/nyregion/gay-marriage-approved-by-new-york-senate.htmlhttps://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/content/marriage-bureau/same-sex-couples-faq
https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/archive/assets/marriageequalitybillmemo.pdf
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/25/nyregion/gay-marriage-approved-by-new-york-senate.html https://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/content/marriage-bureau/same-sex-couples-faq https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/archive/assets/marriageequalitybillmemo.pdf

created by Mikeylito

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start DateJul 24, 2011
End Date(none)
DescriptionIn 2011, New York legalized same-sex marriage with the Marriage Equality Act.
Sourceshttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/25/nyregion/gay-marriage-approved-by-new-york-senate.html
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