Does the federal government recognize same-sex marriage? Do same-sex couples face special concerns when it comes to taxes? Find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding issues that same-sex couples face.
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Over the past 15 years a patchwork of marriage equality, marriage equivalents, and marriage "lite" relationships emerged in different parts of the United States. Learn more about breaking things off and what has changed now that same-sex marriage is legal in every state.
For any same-sex couple married in Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, or the District of Columbia, the legal questions didn't necessarily end with winning the right to marry. For many, out-of-state recognition is the big issue.