Pew Forum on Religion
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A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. More than a dozen countries currently have national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In two other countries, including the United States, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.
The following is a list of nations that allow same-sex marriage, either nationwide or in certain jurisdictions.
Countries That Allow Gay Marriage
Countries Where Gay Marriage is Legal in Some Jurisdictions
|Mexico (2009)||United States (2003)|
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