. Nevada Is the First U.S. State to Protect Gay Marriage in Its Constitution « JO LEE MAGAZINE

VICE/While the rest of the U.S. eagerly waits for Nevada to finish counting its 2020 election votes, the Silver State has quietly achieved a major milestone: It’s the first state in the country to enshrine protections for gay marriage in its constitution, reversing an older amendment that had banned it.

More than 60 percent of Nevada voters on Tuesday decided in favor of a ballot measure  requiring the state to issue marriage licenses to couples regardless of gender and to treat their marriages as equal.

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