Gay Marriage Around the World – Pew Forum Analysis

Pew Research Center Report, updated June 19, 2014. The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has updated a report first issued on 8 February 2103 concerning gay marriage worldwide. A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. About a dozen countries currently have national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In three other countries, including the United States, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.

This report gives a list of nations that allow same-sex marriage, either nationwide or in certain jurisdictions, and a brief description of the relevant provisions.

Please read the full report at the link below.