States that recognize same-sex marriage: Massachusetts, California*
States that recognize same-sex unions: Vermont, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Connecticut
States with domestic partnership laws that provide equal benefits to same-sex couples: Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Maine
States that ban same-sex marriage: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin
* California's law goes into effect in 30 days.
Source: Los Angeles Times
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