14 and 15. England and Wales
• Date legalized: March 29, 2014
Months of debate ended into the British Parliament when a same-sex wedding bill passed in July 2013 and ended up being ratified because of the Queen the following day. What the law states took effect March 29, 2014, once the very very very first marriages that are same-sex in England. Regulations, which relates to England and Wales, will not provide for same-sex marriages inside the Church of England.
• Date legalized: Aug. 5, 2013
Uruguay became the next Latin US nation to legalize same-sex wedding if the president finalized a bill into legislation may 3, 2013, though it did not just simply take impact until Aug. 5 of the 12 months. Civil unions between homosexual and lesbian partners had been appropriate since 2008, and use liberties had been issued during 2009.
17. New Zealand
• Date legalized: Aug. 19, 2013
On April 17, 2013, New Zealand passed an amendment into the Marriage Act of 1955 which updated the meaning of wedding to « the union of two different people, no matter their intercourse, sexual orientation, or sex identity, » in addition to amendments with other bills such as for example an adoption rights bill, to ensure same-sex partners will have exactly the same rights as heterosexual partners. Lire la suite