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Life After DOMA: A Guide for Gay Brits in America

Same-sex marriages started taking place in Rhode Island back in this month (August 1). These marriages are now recognized by the federal government due to the Supreme Court's repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. (Photo: Steven Senne/AP)

For gay people living in the United States, marriage equality once seemed like a far-off dream. But then, this June, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, paving the way for same-sex couples to have their nuptials recognized by federal law.