Same Sex Marriages Effect On Society

1685 Words Nov 3rd, 2015 7 Pages
Abstract
Objective: This report discusses same-sex marriages effect on society.
Informative Research: On June 25, 2015 the United States Supreme Court ruled the constitutional right to gay marriage. The ruling made the United States the 20th country in the world to approve gay marriage. The first country to make the legalization was the Netherlands in 2001. Massachusetts paved way for allowing gay marriage in the United States in 2004 and was followed thereafter by all but 13 states by February of 2015. Canada is another country allowing gay marriage. Canada made the decision on July 20, 2005. Many Canadian leaders support gay marriage over civil unions.
Results: As a result of gay marriage, different parts of society took different viewpoints. Conservatives disagree with the decision while liberals agree. The effect on society however is viewed by the acceptance, adolescents transitioning, and political issues.
Conclusions: By further understanding gay marriage and how aspects of society react to it, members of society and society itself reap the benefit of gay marriage.

Key words: Gay marriage, same-sex marriage, supreme court, society, acceptance, adolescents
Word count: 182

Table of Contents Society And Same-Sex Marriage
Introduction
Significance
On June 25, 2015 the United States (US) Supreme Court (SC) ruled the constitutional right to same-sex marriage (SSM) in a 5-4 decision. The decision affected the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community…
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