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Culture > Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Same-sex marriage.

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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Argentina Legal since 2010.
Austria No
Belarus Constitutional ban since 1994.
Belgium Yes (since 2003)
Bolivia (Constitutional ban)
Brazil Legal since 2011 (given interpretation of "stable union" legislation), Nationwide since 2013
Bulgaria No, constitutional ban
Burkina Faso Constitutional ban since 1991
Burundi Constitutional ban since 2005
Cambodia Technically prohibited, though there has been at least one recorded case of a legally registered and recognized same-sex marriage
Canada Legal since 2003, Mandatory legal status nationwide since 2005
Chile (Proposed , currently under consideration)
Colombia / Judges are able to marry same-sex couples using a 2011 Court Ruling.
Croatia No, constitutional ban
Cyprus No
Czech Republic No
Denmark Yes (since 2012)
Ecuador (Constitutional ban)
Estonia No
Finland No (under consideration)
France Yes (since 2013)
Germany No (proposed)
Greece No
Honduras (Constitutional ban)
Hungary No, constitutional ban
Iceland Legal since 2010
India No explicit recognition.
Ireland No (proposed)
Israel Cannot be performed in the country, but foreign same-sex marriages are recognised
Italy No
Kenya Constitution since 2010 specifically mentions only opposite sex marriage
Latvia No, constitutional ban
Lithuania No, constitutional ban
Luxembourg No (under consideration)
Malta No
Mexico / Legal in Mexico City (2010) and Quintana Roo (2012).
Moldova Constitutional ban since 1994.
Montenegro Constitutional ban since 2007.
Nepal Under consideration
Netherlands Yes (since 2001)
Norway Legal since 2009
Paraguay (Constitutional ban since 1992)
Poland No, constitutional ban
Portugal Yes (since 2010)
Romania No
Rwanda Constitutional ban in Article 26 since 2003
Serbia Constitution defines marriage as "a union between a man and a woman"
Slovakia No
Slovenia No
South Africa Legal since 2006
South Sudan Constitutional ban since 2011
Spain Yes (since 2005)
Sweden Yes (since 2009)
Switzerland (proposed)
Uganda Constitutional ban since 2005
Ukraine Constitution defines marriage as "a union between a man and a woman"
United Kingdom / ( Since 2013 in England and Wales. Under consideration in Scotland, not in Northern Ireland )
United States / Varies by state, recognized by federal gov't . (Legal in California , Connecticut , Delaware , Hawaii , Illinois , Iowa , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Minnesota , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New Mexico , New York , Rhode Island , Vermont , Washington , Eight Native American Tribal Jurisdictions and the District of Columbia ; recognized in Oregon and Kentucky )
Uruguay Legal since 2013.
Venezuela (Constitutional ban)
Vietnam (Proposed for 2014)
Zimbabwe Constitutional ban since 2013

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