Status of same-sex unions around the world. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Australia. On 25 MayDenmark wrote history as the first country to make it legal to be in a registered partnership with one of the same sex. Jeremy Thorpe resigns as Liberal leader. Labour Party.
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Prior to Obergefellsame-sex marriage was legal to at least some degree in thirty-eight states, one territory Guam and the District of Columbia ; of the states, MissouriKansasand Alabama had restrictions. Witnesses are not required in the State of Colorado. Retrieved January 28, The bill passed by a vote of —15 and received royal assent on 12 March There have been times where the stars were aligned and the Court, like a thunderbolt, issues a ruling like Brown v.
The Washington Post. District Court ruling in Bourke v. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Archived from the original on November 10,
Cleveland Street scandal. Death penalty for buggery abolished. There is no complete data on the number of same-sex marriages conducted in the United States. Archived from the original on 8 March Retrieved 20 January
Archived from the original on 26 December It states that while Vietnam allows same-sex weddings, it will not offer legal recognition or protection to unions between people of the same sex. South Africa. Israel does not recognize civil marriages performed under its own jurisdiction. Same-sex parents and carers and their children are likely to benefit in numerous ways from legal recognition of their families, and providing such recognition through marriage will bestow greater benefit than civil unions or domestic partnerships.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland.