Seventy thousand gay couples in the U.S. are currently married, and 90,000 have entered civil unions or domestic partnerships. But the cold hard truth is that throughout the U.S., gays and lesbians remain unable to enter into a legally recognized relationship with the person they love. And even in states that have legalized gay marriage, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) signed into law by President Clinton in 1996 prevents the federal government from recognizing those unions.Check out the graphic (click to embiggen):
Our latest infographic shows exactly how same-sex marriage bans are bad for gay and lesbian couples—and the government.
[via Vast, on the Faceyspaces]