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).
- Saturday, February 21, 2015Alabama's chief justice, previously best known for being removed from office for refusing to move a 5,300-pound Ten Commandments monument from the state Supreme Court building, has been thrust back into the national spotlight over his…
- Saturday, February 21, 2015Republican lawmaker Tim Huelskamp of Kansas has introduced a resolution in the U.S. House that proposes amending the Constitution so that only marriages between one man and one woman are legal.
- Saturday, February 21, 2015Voters in Ireland will head to the polls on May 22 to determine whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry.
- Saturday, February 21, 2015Missouri's Republican Senate leader wants the ability to intervene in lawsuits regarding the constitutionality of state laws, if the attorney general declines to appeal or ask for a stay of a court ruling.
- Friday, February 20, 2015Finland's president has signed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in the Nordic country, but because the reform will require wide-ranging changes in other legislation, the new marriage act will not take effect until 2017.
- Friday, February 20, 2015The Human Rights Campaign filed an Alabama Open Records request on Thursday seeking government email and phone records of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to determine his role in a third-party lawsuit against marriage…
- Friday, February 20, 2015Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday the state's same-sex marriage ban has been "needlessly cast in doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian couple from Austin permission to tie the knot. Paxton warned of…
- Friday, February 20, 2015Sixty-three percent of Americans say that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry and have their marriages recognized by the law as valid, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Thursday.
- Thursday, February 19, 2015The Texas Supreme Court has issued a stay against other same-sex marriages after a lesbian couple married earlier Thursday in Travis County.
- Thursday, February 19, 2015The same sex-couples challenging Nebraska's ban on gay marriage hope a federal judge will block it, but that won't be the end of the fight because the state has promised to appeal.