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Countries and territories where same-sex marriage and similar legislation has been enacted.


English (en):  Legal status of same-sex marriage in states around the world.
(Colors higher in the list may override those lower down.)
   Marriage open to same-sex couples
   Government/court legalized same-sex marriage but the law is not yet in effect
   Civil unions/domestic partnerships
   Same-sex marriage recognized when performed in certain other jurisdictions,1 and accorded greater rights than local same-sex unions.
   Limited legal recognition (partnership certificates, residency rights for foreign spouses, etc.)
   Same-sex unions not legally recognized, but country subject to an international court that ruled in favor of same-sex marriage
   Same-sex unions not legally recognized
Rings: Case-by-case approval of same-sex marriages. Strips (Cambodia, Oklahoma reservations): Colors do not apply to entire population.

1 In Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, same-sex marriages may be registered if they were performed in the Netherlands.
In Mexico, same-sex marriages from Mexican states where they are performed are recognized nationwide.
In Israel, citizens may get married abroad and have their marriage registered back home.
In Armenia, the Ministry of Justice has stated that same-sex marriages performed abroad are recognized.

español (es):  Legislación sobre el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo
(Los colores superiores predominan sobre los inferiores)
   Se reconoce plenamente el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo
   Se reconoce el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo cuando se realiza en otras jurisdicciones
   Algún órgano estatal ha legalizado el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo, pero la norma aún no ha entrado en vigor
   Se reconocen las uniones civiles o figuras análogas
   País bajo la jurisdicción de una sentencia de Corte Internacional que reconoce el matrimonio igualitario
   Se reconocen las parejas de hecho (unregistered cohabitation)
   No se reconoce el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo
Aros: Se reconocen los derechos parcialmente, a nivel individual
فارسی (fa):  قانون ازدواج همجنس‌گرایان در سراسر جهان.
(رنگ‌های بالاتر فهرست بر پایینی‌ها ارجح‌اند)
   امکان ازدواج برای زوج‌های همجنس فراهم است. (حلقه = موارد تکی)۱
   ازدواج در صورت انجام در حوزه‌های قضایی بخصوصی به رسمیت شناخته می‌شود (حلقه = موارد تکی)
   حکومت یا دادگاه اعلام کرده‌است که قصد قانونی‌سازی ازدواج همجنس‌گرایان را دارد (حلقه = موارد تکی)
   اتحاد مدنی
   زندگی مشترک بدون ازدواج۱
   پیوندهای همجنسان بطور قانونی به رسمیت شناخته نمی‌شود

۱شامل قانون‌هایی که هنوز به اجرا در نیامده‌اند نیز می‌شود.

français (fr):  État des législations nationales concernant le mariage homosexuel dans le monde.
   Mariage homosexuel reconnu
   Mariage conclu à l'étranger reconnu1
   Gouvernement/Cour constitutionnelle a légalisé le mariage homosexuel, mais la loi n'est pas encore entrée en vigueur
   Union civile/partenariat enregistré
   Etat soumis à une décision de justice internationale en faveur du mariage homosexuel
   Reconnaissance limitée (concubinage, droit à la résidence, etc.)
   Aucune reconnaissance des couples homosexuels
Anneaux: Mariages conclus au cas par cas

1 À Aruba, Curaçao et Saint-Martin, les mariages homosexuels sont reconnus seulement s'ils ont été conclus aux Pays-Bas, à Saba, Saint-Eustache ou Bonaire.
Au Mexique, les mariages homosexuels conclus dans les États qui l'ont légalisé sont reconnus dans tout le pays.

Deutsch (de):  Situation für gleichgeschlechtliche Paare in der Welt.
   Gleichgeschlechtliche Ehe
   Anerkennung von ausländischen Ehen1
   Regierung/Gerichtshof hat die gleichgeschlechtliche Ehe legalisiert, aber das Gesetz ist noch nicht in Kraft getreten
   Eingetragene Partnerschaft
   Staat gegen den ein internationales Gericht zugunsten der gleichgeschlechtlichen Ehe entschieden hat
   Beschränkte gesetzliche Anerkennung (Konkubinat, Aufenthaltsrecht, usw.)
   Keine Anerkennung gleichgeschlechtlicher Paare
Ringe: Ehen von Fall zu Fall geschlossen

1 In Aruba, Curaçao und Sint Maarten sind gleichgeschlechtliche Ehen nur anerkannt, wenn sie in den Niederlanden, Saba, Sint Eustatius oder Bonaire geschlossen worden sind.
Gleichgeschlechtliche Ehen, die in mexikanischen Staaten, wo sie legal sind, geschlossen worden sind, sind im ganzen Land anerkannt.

中文 (zh):  世界各地同性婚姻法律现状:
   Шлюб доступний для одностатевих пар (кільця: в індивідуальних випадках)
   Обов'язкове до виконання рішення національного суду, яке легалізовує одностатеві шлюби, але ще не вступило в дію
   Одностатеві шлюби визнаються за умови реєстрації в певних інших юрисдикціях
   Громадянські союзи або партнерства
   Обмежене визнання (сертифікати про партнерство, право на проживання чоловіка/дружини — громадянина(ки) іншої країни, та ін.)
   Країна є суб'єктом рішення міжнародного суду про визнання одностатевих шлюбів
Date 2012-11-7. For file history prior to 2018, when history was split, see File:World marriage-equality laws (out of date).svg.
Source File:World laws pertaining to homosexual relationships and expression.svg, ultimately probably from File:BlankMap-World-Microstates.svg
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