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Marriage Equality

As of June 26, 2015:

To date: 23 countries have legalized same-sex marriage: Argentina (2010), Belgium (2003), Brazil (2013), Canada (nationwide 2005), Denmark (2012), Finland (eff. 2017) France (2013), Greenland (Oct. 2015) Iceland (2010), Ireland (eff. TBD) Luxembourg (2015), Mexico (nationwide, eff. TBD) Netherlands (2001), New Zealand (2013), Norway (2009), Portugal (2010), Slovenia (eff. TBD), South Africa (2006), Spain (2005), Sweden (2009), Uruguay (2013), Untied Kingdom (England and Wales, 2014), United States and territories (nationwide 2015).

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Florida AG Pam Bondi won’t say if she’ll keep fighting marriage equality

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
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Bondi was sworn into a second term on Tuesday. After the ceremony, she said her top attorneys are still reviewing whether to continue the state's appeal. ...

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Midnight brings wedding bells as marriage equality arrives in Florida

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
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Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for same-sex couples in the early morning hours. ...

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Many Ohio same-sex couples travel to nearby Indiana county to marry

Monday, January 5, 2015
Wayne County Courthouse in Richmond, Ind.
More than half of the marriage licenses that an eastern Indiana county issued to same-sex couples last year went to residents of Ohio, which the county borders. ...

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Florida judge lifts stay, same‑sex marriages begin in Miami‑Dade County

Monday, January 5, 2015
Catherina Pareto, right, and Karla Arguello, second from right, kiss after they were married by Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel, left, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Miami. Zabel provided a jump-start Monday to Florida's entry as the 36th state where gays and lesbians can legally marry, saying she saw no reason why same-sex couples couldn't immediately get their licenses in Miami-Dade County ahead of a midnight launch statewide.
Lesbian and gay couples were wed in Miami on Monday by the same judge who approved their marriage licenses, hours before Florida's coming-out party as the nation's 36th state where same-sex marriages are now legal statewide. ...

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Fort Worth police officers speak out for marriage equality in new TV campaign

Monday, January 5, 2015
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The ad features Fort Worth police officers talking about why they support the freedom to marry in Texas, and their support for colleague Chris, a detective who wants to someday marry his partner Justin. ...

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Florida same-sex couples prepare for marriage ban to fall at midnight

Monday, January 5, 2015
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Florida's ban on marriages between same-sex couples is headed for a midnight end, with wedding vows planned around the state. ...

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Marriage News Watch: January 5, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015
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Marriage equality comes to Florida this week, so why are opponents saying it's not? Matt Baume reports on what's really going on, and how they're still trying to stop the weddings. ...

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Likely presidential candidate Jeb Bush says marriage should be a state decision

Monday, January 5, 2015
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As he considers running for president, former governor Jeb Bush is not offering supportive words about same-sex marriages coming to the state of Florida: "It ought be a local decision. I mean, a state decision." ...

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Meet the other couple at the center of Florida’s same-sex marriage challenge

Sunday, January 4, 2015
Ozzie Russ, left and his partner Steve Schlarie at the ranch in Chipley, Fla.
Steve Schlariet and Ozzie Russ say they never sought the spotlight of social activism, the spotlight found them. In March, 2014, the couple joined a lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Florida. ...

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Meet the couple who forced Florida to recognize same-sex marriages

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Chuck Jones (left) and Jim Brenner.
On Feb. 28, 2014, Jim Brenner and Chuck Jones did something that is about to make history: They filed the civil-rights lawsuit that on Tuesday will allow same-sex couples across Florida to get married. ...

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