same-sex marriage

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Noun1.same-sex marriage - two people of the same sex who live together as a family; "the legal status of same-sex marriages has been hotly debated"
couple, twosome, duet, duo - a pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"


(seim) adjective
(usually with the).
1. alike; very similar. The houses in this road are all the same; You have the same eyes as your brother (has).
2. not different. My friend and I are the same age; He went to the same school as me.
3. unchanged. My opinion is the same as it always was.
(usually with the) the same thing. He sat down and we all did the same.
(usually with the) in the same way. I don't feel the same about you as I did.
all/just the same
nevertheless. I'm sure I locked the door, but, all the same, I think I'll go and check.
at the same time
1. together.
2. nevertheless. Mountain-climbing is fun, but at the same time we must not forget the danger.
be all the same to
to be a matter of no importance to. I'll leave now, if it's all the same to you.
same here
I think, feel etc the same. `This job bores me.' `Same here.'
same-sex ˈmarriage noun
a homosexual marriage between two men or two women.
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The Gay Marriage Generation: How the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture
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Gay marriage became legal nationwide in 2015 upon the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision.
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However, after many arduous years the States are finally coming to terms with gay marriage.
SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal appeals court has refused yet again to stop gay marriage in Utah, making it more likely that same-sex weddings in the home of the Mormon church are here to stay for the immediate future.
Wouldn't a presidential platform naming gay marriage the number one threat to America be, uh, weak on terror?
Indiana Equality, a coalition of state gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy groups, has launched its Fairness 200 Campaign that raises money to defeat proposed state bans on gay marriage and gay adoption.
Isn't the issue of allowing gay marriage simply one about freedom of choice and equality?
In the current culture wars, we are constantly told by conservatives that gay marriage would be a disaster for the ideal and institution of (heterosexual) marriage.
Perry also spoke at the event, reciting his pledge to so-called family values and his opposition to gay marriage. According to The Chronicle, following the governor's speech, an attendee asked how to help him and Perry responded by saying, "Pray for me."