Denmark: Gay marriage legalised

Same-sex couples will be able to be married in Danish churches as soon as June 15 while those in civil partnerships will automatically be granted the status as 'married'.

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Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome
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Parliament passed a law legalising same sex marriage this afternoon with 85 votes for, 24 against and two abstentions.

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The ban on marrying same-sex couples in the Church of Denmark was overturned in parliament today, Copenhagen Post reports.

Photo By Blackcat (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome

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