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List Of Countries Where Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal


PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 27: Plastic figurines of same-sex couples are displayed at the gay marriage show on April 27, 2013 in Paris, France. The show takes place four days after France legalised same-sex marriage at the National Assembly. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

List showing countries where same-sex marriage is legal

1 The Netherlands: April 1, 2001
2. Belgium: June 1, 2003

3. Spain: July 3, 2005
4. Canada: July 20, 2005

5. South Africa: November 30, 2006

6. Norway: January 1, 2009
7. Sweden: May 1, 2009

8. Portugal: June 5, 2010
9. Iceland: June 27, 2010
10. Argentina: July 22, 2010

11. Denmark: June 15,2012

12. Brazil: May 14, 2013
13. France: May 29, 2013
14. Uruguay: August 5, 2013
15. New Zealand: August 19, 2013
16. United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland) 2013
17. French Guiana: 2013

18. Luxembourg: June 18, 2014
19. Finland: November 28, 2014 (Note: Gay marriage will become legal in Finland from 2017 through a bill passed this year.)
12. Ireland: May 23, 2015
21. The United States (2015)
22. Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark (2015)

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Countries Where Gay Marriage Is Legal In Some Jurisdictions

Mexico: Same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in 3 jurisdictions of Mexico’s 31 states (Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Quintana Roo) and the Federal District.

Countries Taking Steps Toward Marriage

1. Australia – Right now, The Australian Government does not recognise same-sex marriages entered into overseas, nor allow same-sex marriages to be performed within Australia.
2. Colombia
3. Slovenia – On March 3, 2015, Parliament in Slovenia approved a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, by a vote of 51 to 28.

Source: CEOWORLD MAGAZINE

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