DOMA's Section 2 says that no state needs to recognize the legal validity of a same-sex relationship even if recognized as marriage.
This article summarizes the same-sex marriage laws of states and similar jurisdictions in the United States. Via the case Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26,
Before nationwide legalization, same-sex marriage became legal in 36 states; 24 states by court order, nine by legislative action, and.
Same-sex marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or gender, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony. There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century. In the modern era, same-sex marriage started being legalized at the . States, states that "many same-sex couples want the right to legally marry.