Supporters of California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage lodge an appeal against the decision of United States district court Vaughn R. Walker overturning it.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican body responsible for promulgating Catholic doctrine, rules that priests cannot bless same-sex unions or marriages, calling any such blessing "not licit".
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs New York State's Marriage Equality Law, legalizing same-sex marriage in New York, and making New York the largest U.S. state to approve such legislation since California reversed its legalization in 2008.
The New York Senate votes to legalise same-sex marriage in New York, assuring passage of the legislation and making New York the largest state to approve such legislation since California reversed its legalization in 2008.
Vaughn R. Walker, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, rules in "Perry v. Schwarzenegger" that California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage in California is unconstitutional.
Two Armenian men sue Turkey, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and Ziraat Bankası bank in the United States district court in California for damages allegedly caused by the Armenian genocide in 1915.