Have other countries legalised marriage equality?

Have other countries legalised marriage equality?

Yes! 21 in fact – including South Africa, New Zealand, France, England, Ireland, Argentina and the United States. 

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There is growing recognition worldwide across a variety of cultures and religions that everyone benefits from allowing all our citizens to be treated equally, and participate fully in the union of marriage with all of its rights and responsibilities.

Here’s the timeline of progress towards equality worldwide:

  • Netherlands 2001
  • Belgium 2003
  • Canada 2005
  • Spain 2005
  • South Africa 2006
  • Norway 2009
  • Sweden 2009
  • Mexico City (Mexico) 2010
  • Portugal 2010
  • Iceland 2010
  • Argentina 2010
  • Quintana Roo (Mexico) 2011
  • Uruguay 2013
  • New Zealand 2013
  • France 2013
  • Brazil 2013
  • England 2014
  • Wales 2014
  • Scotland 2014
  • Luxembourg 2015
  • Guam 2015
  • Pitcairn Islands 2015
  • Ireland 2015
  • Chihuahua (Mexico) 2015
  • United States 2015
  • Greenland 2015
  • Guerrero (Mexico) 2015
  • Colombia 2016
  • Isle of Man 2016
  • Pueto Rico 2016.
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