Consider this. You live in a state where your relationship is not legally recognized. A nearby state offers marriage equality. If you had the option, would you move to the state where you can get all the benefits of marriage?
The human rights office of the United Nations has spoken out to condemn Russia’s law, passed in June, which bans homosexual “propaganda”, and has urged for Russia, as well as Moldova, to repeal such laws, and for other countries to scrap the potential adoption of identical legislation.
“It's not up to the courts to invent new minorities that get special protections,” Scalia said, in an apparent reference to the court's recent decisions on gay marriage and federal benefits for same-sex couples.