Same-sex/Gay Marriage legistation Worlwide
April 12, 2011
- Elections & Politics
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Green color means "Legal" Red color means "Ilegal/ban or similar" Homosexuality (lesbian and gay), bisexuality, and transsexualism ("LGBT") related laws vary greatly by country or territoryeverything from legal recognition of same-sex marriage or other types of partnerships, to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex sexual activity or identity. LGBT-related laws include but are not limited to: government recognition of same-sex relationships, LGBT adoption, sexual orientation and military service, immigration equality, anti-discrimination laws, hate crime laws regarding violence against LGBT people, sodomy laws, anti-lesbianism laws, and higher ages of consent for same-sex activity.
Status of Gay Marriage
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