Kody Partridge (center right) and her partner, Lauri Wood, kiss at a same-sex marriage celebration Monday in Salt Lake City. The status of gay marriage remains uncertain in Kansas and Wyoming, where officials say no court has ruled on their ban specifically. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Jennifer Hasler (left) and Karina Tittjung smile after picking up their marriage license at the Oklahoma County courthouse in Oklahoma City Monday. When the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the issue of gay marriage, it opened the door for gay men and women to marry in 11 states, including Virginia, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana. Nick Oxford/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Supreme Court has denied petitions to review same-sex marriage cases in several states, including Utah. In January, supporters of same-sex marriage held a rally at Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City. Jim Urquhart/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sue Barton, a plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay-marriage ban, gets a hug from her pastor following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on April 17 Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Clela Rorex (right) tells her friend Sue Larson that she doesn't regret her decision to grant the controversial marriage licenses. StoryCorps hide caption

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert addresses a crowd during a rally at the Western Republican Leadership Conference in Sandy, Utah, in April. Herbert reiterated his support of the state's same-sex marriage ban, which was struck down Wednesday by a federal panel. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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United Methodist minister Frank Schaefer (right) hugs the Rev. David Wesley Brown after a news conference Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Germantown, Pa. Schaefer was reinstated by the church after being defrocked for presiding over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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The Obama administration is set to announce expanded federal benefits for same-sex spouses, no matter what state they live in. On Thursday, demonstrators supporting same-sex marriage marched in front of the Supreme Court. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. Paul Mowry leads a Sunday service at Sausalito Presbyterian Church in Sausalito, Calif. Mowry was one of the church's first openly gay pastors. Noah Berger/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Nicole Yorksmith (left) holds her son while standing with her partner, Pam Yorksmith. They were among four legally married couples who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to compel Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates. Al Behrman/AP hide caption

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Plaintiff and gay rights activist Derek Kitchen (left) and partner Moudi Sbeity stand with relatives after a hearing at the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Thursday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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