Same-sex marriage is fully legal and recognized in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Same-sex marriages have been recognized if performed in other jurisdictions.
On May 14, 2013 Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a bill legalizing same- sex marriages in Minnesota. The new law went into effect on August 1, 2013.
The state of Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage on August 1, 2013. It was a dramatic turn of events, occurring less than a year after a proposed.