2000 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands signs the world’s first Same-sex bill into law.
2002 Belgium
2005 Spain , Canada
2006 South Africa , Iceland
2009 Norway, Sweden, Mexico
2010 Argentina ,Portugal
2012 Denmark
2013 England, Wales, Uruguay, Brazil, France, New Zealand
2014 Luxembourg, Scotland
2015: Vietnam becomes the first Asian country to lift ban of same-sex marriage.

CARRIBBEAN ISLANDS: Saba, St Martin, St. Bartheleny, Guadeloupe and Martinique as they are part of the Netherlands and France, so abide by their laws.

ISRAEL recognizes same sex marriage but they can’t take place within the country.

AS OF JANUARY 2015

United States:

  • AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT,
  • DE, FL, HI, ID, IL,
  • IN, IA, KS, ME, MD,
  • MA, MN, MO, MT, NV,
  • NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC,
  • OK, OR, PA, RI, SC,
  • UT, VT, VA, WA, WV,
  • WI, WY,
  • DC, 21 tribes

The first recorded mention of the performance of same-sex marriage occurred during the early Roman Empire. Cicero writes that the younger Curio was “ united in a stable and permanent marriage” to Antonius.


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