When was same sex marriage legalized in Italy?
Italian President Sergio Mattarella signed the bill into law on 20 May 2016. It took effect on 5 June 2016. In 2017, the Italian Supreme Court allowed a marriage between two women, which was performed in neighboring France, to be officially recognised.
When was same sex marriage legal in Germany?
Same-sex marriage has been legal since 1 October 2017, after the Bundestag passed legislation giving same-sex couples full marital and adoption rights on 30 June 2017. Prior to that, registered partnerships were available to same-sex couples, having been legalised in 2001.
When was homosexuality made legal in the US?
Sexual acts between persons of the same sex have been legal nationwide in the U.S. since 2003, pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Lawrence v. Texas. Family, marriage, and anti-discrimination laws vary by state. Thirty seven states and one district currently offer marriage to same-sex couples.
Is same sex marriage legal in Japan?
Same-sex marriage is not recognized in Japan. As of 1 August 2020, 55 municipalities and two prefectures issue same-sex partnership certificates which provide some benefits but do not offer any legal recognition.