14 and 15. England and Wales
• Date legalized: March 29, 2014
Months of debate ended within the British Parliament when a same-sex wedding bill passed away in July 2013 and had been ratified by the Queen the overnight. What the law states took impact March 29, 2014, as soon as the very very first marriages that are same-sex in England. Regulations, which pertains to England and Wales, will not provide for same-sex marriages inside the Church of England.
• Date legalized: Aug. 5, 2013
Uruguay became the next Latin US nation to legalize same-sex wedding if the president finalized a bill into law may 3, 2013, though it did not just just take effect until Aug. 5 of the 12 months. Civil unions between homosexual and lesbian partners had been appropriate since 2008, and use liberties had been provided during 2009.
17. New Zealand
• Date legalized: Aug. 19, 2013