OH: Looks like the same sex couple have been recognized as "married" (even though they were married in MD), and with the widower (male) actually named "widower". That means that OH officially recognized a marriage of a same sex couple from another state!
More here: http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2013/09/03/2566311/federal-judge-ohio-recognize-widowers-sex-spouse-death-certificate/
BTW, no ones heterosexual marriage fell apart because the gay couple were recognized as being married.
NM: a seventh county now reports giving out marriage license to a same sex couple, while Republican lawmakers fulminate and breathe out noxious odors.
HI: Gov. Abercrombie is making a move to bring HI to the class of states known as "civilized."
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