26th June 2015 will be an unforgettable day in the history United States of America for a very important reason. The US supreme court’s verdict about same-sex marriage has triggered a wave of happiness all over the world. As per US Supreme Court, now same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states of United States of America, the hashtag Love wins is trending on all social networking sites. This is the best example of Equality. Other than United States of America, only 20 countries has legalised Same-sex marriage. Below is the list of countries and a map about the same.
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Here’s the full list of countries who legalised same-sex marriage, according to the Human Rights Campaign, in alphabetical order:
- Finland (likely to take effect in 2016)
- Greenland (effective October 1,2015)
- The Netherlands
- New Zealand
- The Pitcairn Islands
- South Africa
- The United States
Courtesy: Vox.com (map), wikipedia for data