29 countries around the world where gay marriage is legal

It is no longer news that men and women can go on dating or even marry the same sex;

this dating and marriage trajectory has become the new normal worldwide. Although there have been views and philosophies regarding same-sex marriage and why it should be abolished totally in our society, some countries have given legal backing. Everyone has the right to getting married, and there should be no restrictions concerning a person's choice of partner.

The Netherlands first approved marriage between the same genders on April 1, 2001. Human rights activists and civil organizations are championing same-sex marriage across the world.

They believe that it is a social, political, and cultural right to those that want to practice it. And as such, it should not be hindered or criminalized.

If you look forward to going to a country where same-sex marriage has legal backing by their government, we will outline the twenty-nine of the countries below:

where gay marriage is legal
  1. Argentina:
  2. On July 22, 2010, same-sex dating and marriage became legal in Argentina after successfully passing into law. The deputies' chamber first initiated the bill on same-sex marriage on May 5, 2010, and the Senate also passed it again on July 15 of that same year. However, the bill was assented to by their president Cristina Fernadez de Kirchner on July 21, 2010, giving it a constitutional legal backing that took effect the following day. Argentina was the first country in Latin American countries and the second American Country to adopt same-sex marriage. In the same vein, it was the tenth country in the world to adopt it.

  3. Austria:
  4. The acceptance of same-sex dating marriage in Austria is a recent one. The legal adoption of same-sex marriage in Austria was on January 1, 2019, following the constitutional court's ruling on December 4, 2017.

  5. Belgium:
  6. Belgium legalized same-sex marriage on June 1, 2003. TheSenatee passed the first bill to legalize it on November 28, 2002, and by the representatives' chamber on January 30, 2003. The effectiveness of the law started on June 1 after the ruling king Albert gave his consent. Behind the Netherlands, Belgium became the second country in the world to legalize it.

  7. Brazil:
  8. Same-sex marriage became well legalized in Brazil on May 16, 2013, following a ruling from the National Justice Council. There are different same-sex unions and organizations recognized legally in Brazil.

  9. Canada:
  10. Same-sex marriage became legalized in Canada on June 10, 2003, following the Court of Appeal's decision.

  11. Colombia:
  12. Same-sex dating and marriage became legally adopted in Colombia on April 28, 2016, after Colombia's constitutional court.

  13. Costa Rica:
  14. Same-sex marriage was legally adopted on May 26, 2020, as a result of their Supreme court ruling.

  15. Denmark:
  16. Denmark likewise adopted same-sex marriage and dating on June 15, 2012

  17. Ecuador:
  18. It was adopted legally on July 8, 2019

  19. Finland:
  20. Finland adopted such relationships on March 1, 2017

  21. France:
  22. Same-sex dating and marriage became legal on May 18, 2013

  23. Germany:
  24. Same-sex marriage became legally adopted on October 1, 2017

  25. Iceland:
  26. Iceland legalized these relationships on June 27, 2010

  27. Ireland:
  28. Such relationships became legal on November 16, 2015

  29. Luxembourg:
  30. It became legal on January 1, 2015

  31. Malta:
  32. Same-sex marriage became legal on September 1, 2017

  33. Mexico:
  34. Same-sex dating and marriage depends on the state in Mexico because there is no general national Legalization.

  35. Netherlands:
  36. It was adopted on April 1, 2001

  37. New Zealand:
  38. Same-sex marriage was legalized on August 19, 2013

  39. Norway:
  40. Same-sex marriage was adopted on January 1, 2009

  41. Portugal:
  42. It became legal on June 5, 2010

  43. South Africa:
  44. It became legal on November 30, 2006

  45. Spain:
  46. It became legal on July 3, 2005

  47. Sweden:
  48. It became legal on May 1, 2009

  49. Taiwan:
  50. It became legal on May 24, 2019

  51. United Kingdom:
  52. It became legal in the year 2014

  53. United States:
  54. It became legal all over the Nation in the year 2015

  55. Uruguay:
  56. Same-sex was adopted on August 5, 2013