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Marriage equality around the world
Here is a list of countries which allow same-sex couples to marry, together with the dates on which same-sex marriages were first performed.
The Australian Government does
recognise same-sex marriages entered into overseas, nor allow same-sex marriages to be performed within Australia. not
Places that allow same-sex marriages and the date on which they were first performed
Canada 2003–05 (provincially in 2003, nationally in 2005)
Massachusetts (US) 2004
South Africa 2006
California (US) 2007–08 (now pending)
Connecticut (US) 2009
Iowa (US) 2009
Vermont (US) 2009
Washington DC (US) 2009
Coquille Indian Tribe (Oregon) 2009
Mexico City (Mex) 2010
New Hampshire (US) 2010
New York state (US) 2011
Quintana Roo (Mexico) 2011
Suquamish Indian Tribe (Washington) 2011
New Zealand 2013
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (Michigan) 2013
Rhode Island 2013
Places where same-sex marriages are recognised but not performed
California (US) 2007
Mexico (all states) 2010
Tasmania (Aus) 2010
Queensland (Aus) 2011
Places where same-sex marriages are imminent
Washington State (USA)