District of Columbia. CBS News. Civil Beat. A bill substantively similar to HBSenate Billwas passed on January 26, by the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee in a 3—2 vote,  and was passed by the full Senate on January 28;  a modification to the bill was then made in the House of Representatives before passage on February 11 by a vote of 31— Abercrombie, likening this moment to that of Patsy Mink and Title 9 changing "the universe for women for all time".
In Julythe Hawaii Legislature passed a bill, which was then signed into law by the Governor of Hawaiito provide further protections for students under Title IX. Same-sex relationships have been part of Hawaiian culture for centuries.
November 6, Gouldand Marsha S. Supreme Court of Hawaii. These were designed in response to the constitutional concerns raised by marriage inequality for same-sex couples in the state. When Hawaii's civil union law took effect at the start ofsame-sex marriages established in other jurisdictions were considered civil unions in Hawaii.
Retrieved November 13, Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida.
McDermott said. Honolulu Civil Beat. The state Senate passed the marriage bill on October 30 by a vote of 20—4,  and the House followed by a 30—19 vote on November 8,   though not before an extensive 'citizens filibuster ' attempt to block the bill's progress.
Same-sex marriage is banned in every state not mentioned above, except for New Mexico, which has no laws banning or allowing it.
Texas Proposition 8 Obergefell v. Following a decision by the Hawaii State Supreme Court that found the state's refusal to grant same-sex couples marriage licenses discriminatory, voters in approved a constitutional amendment granting the Hawaii State Legislature the power to reserve marriage to opposite-sex couples, which made it impossible to challenge the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
In , the Hawaii State Legislature lowered the age of consent to 14, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.