Same-Sex Marriage: Facts & Arguments


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As of 2015, how many countries had legalized same-sex marriages?

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1. When did the United States Supreme legalize same-sex marriage?

2. What governing body defined homosexuality as a mental health disorder up until 1973?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of same-sex marriage. You will be quizzed on the history and legality of same-sex marriage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Countries that legalized same-sex marriage
  • States that legalized same-sex marriage
  • Professional organization that previously defined homosexuality as a mental health disorder
  • Number of same-sex marriages performed in the United States
  • Constitutional Amendment that is argued when discussing same-sex marriages

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of same sex marriage and where it is legal
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the Amendment that proponents of same-sex marriage cite

Additional Learning

To learn more about same-sex marriage, review the accompanying lesson titled Same-Sex Marriage: Facts & Arguments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review what same-sex marriage is and the history of it
  • Understand information about the American Psychiatric Association's views on homosexuality
  • Distinguish differences between the pro traditional marriage side and the pro same-sex marriage side of the debate